UConn Today featured the upcoming poetry reading by Terrance Hayes, who will be visiting UConn on March 27th for the 58th Wallace Stevens Poetry Program.
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 […]
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.
Alex Gatten ’21 (CLAS, Ph.D.) has accepted an Assistant Professor of Writing position at the Julliard School in New York, NY. Alex will be teaching college writing with a multimodal focus in the Liberal Arts Department. Special thanks to Alex’s committee, Charles Mahoney (chair), Margaret Breen, and Yohei Igarashi, as well as Lisa Blansett and […]
Katherine Jimenez ’24 (CLAS), a student in both the English and Journalism programs, has been named as the University of Connecticut’s first Beinecke Scholarship recipient. Read more about the award and her upcoming projects on UConn Today. Congratulations, Katherine!
Prof. Anna Mae Duane is the newly appointed fourth director of the UConn Humanities Institute.
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.
Lauren Baskin ’24 (CLAS – English and Political Science), was admitted into the University Scholar Program for her research project.
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”.
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.