Associate Professor Bhakti Shringarpure interviewed Grieve Chelwa, Director of Research at The New School’s Institute on Race, Power and Political Economy, for the Los Angeles Review of Books, where she acts as a contributor. The two discussed Chelwa’s personal background in Zambia and South Africa, his work on inclusive economic rights, and his interest in […]
The Connecticut Writing Project was featured in UConn Today, detailing a new effort where students and teachers from Grades 4 to 12 read works of literature and then write letters to the authors.
An alum of the English literature program, Oberman’s poem The Win is Loud was a featured poem in the New Yorker in June 2021.
by Alex Mika ’21 (CLAS) Long before she began working on her Honors thesis—a middle grade fiction novel—and even before she began reading middle grade fiction, Kate Luongo ’21 (CLAS) knew she wanted to be a writer. Now, as she prepares to don her cap and gown, Luongo looks back on completing her degree in […]
Professor Anna Mae Duane was featured in Smithsonian Magazine for her work on James McCune Smith and others. The article touches on the inspiring relationship between Smith and his classmate, which the professor outlines in her book Educated for Freedom: The Incredible Story of Two Fugitive Schoolboys who Grew Up to Change a Nation. Congratulations, Anna!
Professor Gina Barreca, editor of the soon-to-be released Fast Funny Women: 75 Essays of Flash Fiction, was highlighted in UConn Magazine for the collection, its origins in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the contributors with connections to the University of Connecticut. Details on how to get a copy of the new book are […]
Marilyn (Waniek) Nelson, Professor Emerita of English and Connecticut Poet Laureate from 2001 to 2006, was featured by USA Today in their list of 50 Black YA authors you should read according to database editor Mary Cadden. She was also featured in an article by UConn Magazine writer Peter Nelson with a biography of her career […]
Pam Bedore, Professor of Literature at the Avery Point campus, was featured in UConn Magazine for her expertise in apocalyptic literature, as well as her recommendations for those interested in getting into the genre. Congratulations Pam!
Racism in the Margins, the virtual conference organized by Associate Professor Kathleen Tonry and graduate student Gabe Morrison, was featured in UConn Today last week in an article by Christine Buckley. Congratulations to Kathleen, Gabe, and all of the other collaborators for a successful conference!
UConn English and Journalism alumni Crystal Maldonado ’10 (CLAS), was featured by Lakshmi Gandhi of NBC News for their Culture Matters series. The article, published on February 2nd of this year, focuses on Maldonado’s debut novel released on that date, Fat Chance, Charlie Vega. It includes inspiration for the novel through her experiences and the […]