Marilyn Nelson, Professor Emerita (and former Poet Laureate of Connecticut), has been awarded the Wallace Stevens Lifetime Achievement Award ($100,000) from the Academy of American Poets.
Our department accomplishments between February 2022 and July 2022, featuring faculty and graduate students.
Congratulations to all of our Aetna/English Dept. Award recipients!
In addition to recently winning the Publishing Triangle’s Judy Grahn Award for Lesbian Nonfiction, Professor Briona Jones has just won a Lammy in the LGBTQ Anthology category.
Please join the English Department in celebrating Katherine Jimenez ’24 (English & Journalism, CLAS) as the very first English major to be awarded a BOLD Scholarship at UCONN. Congratulations, Katherine, on this incredible achievement!
We are proud to recognize Briona Jones for winning the Publishing Triangle’s Judy Grahn Award for Lesbian Nonfiction. Briona won this award for her anthology, Mouths of Rain: An Anthology of Black Lesbian Thought. Congratulations, Briona!
It was announced this month that Prof. Jason Courtmanche has won this year’s Alumni Faculty Excellence Award in the Undergraduate Teaching category. Congratulations, Professor!
WGSS Professor Briona Jones was nominated for a 2022 Lambda Literary Award for her work, Mouths of Rain: An Anthology of Black Lesbian Thought. Mouths of Rain is a finalist in the LGBTQ Anthology category for the 34th Annual Lambda Literary Awards. The finalists were selected by a panel of over 60 literary professionals from […]
by Emily Graham, ’22 (CLAS) Thanks to a generous grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities in September 2019, Professor Martha J. Cutter spent most of her pandemic time investigating the life of Henry Box Brown, an American man who shipped himself from slavery to freedom in 1849. Culminating in the release of her […]
Our department accomplishments between June 2021 and January 2022, featuring faculty and graduate students.