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”.
English graduate student Danielle Pieratti ’24 (Ph. D) continues to make a name for herself abroad!
Professor Emerita Marilyn Nelson has won the prestigious award from the Academy of American Poets.
In today’s article, the Daily Campus wrote about our new Writing Minor, which promotes an interdisciplinary awareness of composing practices, histories, and theories.
The Biden administration wasted no time tapping this alum.
In a recent article, The Daily Campus wrote about the Equity and Social Justice Reading Group and their last sponsored speaker of the school year, Tochi Onyebuchi. During the talk, Onyebuchi spoke of his book Riot Baby and what it is like to write as a person of color. Created by English Professor Jason Courtmanche and English […]
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 […]
John Guillemette Jr, ’22 (CLAS)—a student in Professor Gina Barreca’s creative writing class—has been featured today (Mar. 22) in LITTLE OLD LADY COMEDY, a well-respected humor site! John originally wrote the selected piece, Neanderthal Orientation Day, for Barreca’s class two weeks ago. In Barreca’s own words, “excellent writing and hitting “send” can lead to terrific […]
Associate English Professor Ellen Litman was recently featured in UConn Today to provide a Russian-American perspective on the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Compelled to write about what she is witnessing since the beginning of the invasion, she has been keeping a public diary to share smaller news-stories and her own insights.
Assistant Professor Briona Jones and Associate Professor Erika Williams were recently featured in a UConn Today article, detailing how they will advance antiracism within their classrooms and around campus. Congratulations to Professor Jones and Professor Williams!