In order to remain connected during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, the passion project of three English professors has resulted in an intriguing new podcast about children’s literature.
Three UConn English majors have created a new University-wide enrichment opportunity for Humanities students: the Humanities Undergraduate Research Symposium, coming this November.
Intrigued by the disparity between male and female sexual expression in music, Ballambat earned an IDEA Grant to explore exactly that.
In October of 2021, Veronica Schorr ’19 (CLAS) published her first poetry chapbook, Conscious Blue. In an interview with the Department, she discusses what the publication means to her, how it came to fruition, and how college helped her get there.
In response to national trends and the changing shape of the academic discipline, UConn’s Department of English has redesigned its major plan of study to offer enhanced flexibility and a new array of optional tracks for students.
Before her retirement, UConn English sat down with Lynch to discuss her years as a professor and the incredible Irish Studies community that she cultivated.
Interim head of English Clare Costley King’oo outlines the Department’s accomplishments over the past two years, including a redesigned undergraduate plan of study, major awards, new scholarly and creative work, and two new classes of alumni.
Victoria Sun, a recent graduate with the Class of 2021, was featured in UConn Today to discuss why she chose to be an English major and how it will help her pursue goals in the years to come. Congratulations and best of luck on future endeavors!
by Alex Mika ’21 (CLAS) In his musical, Company, Stephen Sondheim describes Manhattan as “A city of strangers. Some come to stare, some to stay, and every day, some go away…” Professor Fred Roden, who lives in Manhattan and teaches at the UConn Stamford campus, found himself “landlocked” when the pandemic swept through and closed […]
As an undergraduate English major, Oshinskie started her own podcast, “Professors are People Too.” She now works with Connecticut Public Radio and Report for America as a reporter for the Naugatuck River Valley region.