Author: Carcia, Peter

Mary K Bercaw Edwards wins NEH Grant

Mary K Bercaw Edwards, Professor of English and Maritime Studies on the Avery Point campus, has been awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities grant for her work as a founding member of the Melville Society Cultural Project, and as co-director of “Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick and the World of Whaling in the Digital Age.”

Miller Wolf Oberman, ’17 (Ph.D.) Named NY-Based Art Fellow

Miller Wolf Oberman, ’17 (Ph.D.), has been named a 2023 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship in Poetry. Per their announcement, “The NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship makes unrestricted cash grants of $8,000 to New York State-based artists working in 15 disciplines, recognizing five disciplines per year on a triennial basis. This program is administered by New York Foundation for […]

Prof. Julie Choffel wins Backwaters Prize for Poetry

Julie Choffel, Assistant Professor of English on the Hartford campus, has won the 2023 Backwaters Prize in Poetry for 2023 for her piece, Dear Wallace. The manuscript reflects in verse on the legacy of Hartford-area poet Wallace Stevens. Backwaters Press is an imprint of the University of Nebraska Press. They will be publishing Dear Wallace […]

Distinguished Professor Highlighted in Ms. Magazine’s 50th

Gina Barreca, Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor of English, is a contributor in Ms. Magazine’s upcoming book to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the legendary feminist magazine, 50 YEARS OF Ms.: THE BEST OF THE PATHFINDING MAGAZINE THAT IGNITED A REVOLUTION. More information on the book and its contributors can be found on the magazine’s website.