The following grants have been awarded to faculty members in the Department of English: Gina Barreca, Distinguished Professor, won a grant from CLAS to support the editing of Fast Famous Women: 75 Essays of Flash Non-Fiction. Tolonda Henderson, graduate student, won a grant from the American Studies program to present two papers at the Children’s […]
Prof. Cutter’s New Book Receives Honorable Mention from UCHI
Prof. Martha Cutter’s most recent book, The Many Resurrections of Henry Box Brown (Penn Press, 2022), received an Honorable Mention from UCHI in the Sharon Harris Book Award competition.
Prof. Yohei Igarashi Receives NHC Fellowship
Professor Yohei Igarashi, of the Storrs campus, has received a residential fellowship from the National Humanities Center (NHC) for the 2023-24 academic year. This fellowship is part of his work in Languages and Literature research. Congratulations, Prof. Igarashi!
Prof. Anna Mae Duane, new Humanities Institute Director
Prof. Anna Mae Duane is the newly appointed fourth director of the UConn Humanities Institute.
Prof. Igarashi, Prof. Duane Receive SCHARP Development Grant
Professor Yohei Igarashi and Professor Anna Mae Duane have both been awarded a SCHARP (Scholarship and Collaboration in Humanities and Arts Research Program) Development Grant from UConn’s Office of the Vice President for Research.
Prof. Ellen Carillo featured in U.S. News & World Report
Prof. Ellen Carillo, author of “The Hidden Inequities in Labor-Based Contract Grading,” has been featured in the U.S. News & World Report article “Why Some College Writing Professors Are Ditching Traditional Grading”.
Prof. Barreca, Josh Couvares ’15 (CLAS) in CLAS Connections Debut
Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor Gina Barreca and her former student Josh Couvares ’15 (CLAS) open up about their mentorship connection and love of food and literature.
Prof. Anna Mae Duane Receives DEI Project Award
Prof. Anna Mae Duane receives DEI grant for her research project.
English Majors Complete Summer Research Apprenticeship
Undergraduate students Madison Bigelow ’24 (CLAS) and Joanne Biju ’23 (CLAS) discuss their experience in the Social Sciences, Humanities, and Arts Research Experience (SHARE) Summer Apprenticeship.
Marilyn Nelson wins Wallace Stevens Lifetime Achievement Award
Professor Emerita Marilyn Nelson has won the prestigious award from the Academy of American Poets.