Undergraduate Featured in Comedy Writing Website

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 […]

Professor Receives NEH Grant to Complete Book

by Emily Graham, ’22 (CLAS) Thanks to a generous grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities in September 2019, Professor Martha J. Cutter spent most of her pandemic time investigating the life of Henry Box Brown, an American man who shipped himself from slavery to freedom in 1849. Culminating in the release of her […]

Department Accomplishments June 2021 – January 2022

Department of English Accomplishments June 2021 – January 2022 Featuring Faculty Pamela Brown, Brenda Brueggemann, Mary Burke, Ellen Carillo, Julie Choffel, Bruce Cohen, Jason Courtmanche, Martha Cutter, Tom Deans, Darcie Dennigan, Mary K. Bercaw Edwards, Patrick Hogan, Yohei Igarashi, Clare Costley King’oo, Kathy Knapp, Jean Marsden, V. Penelope Pelizzon, Grégory Pierrot, Debapriya Sarkar, Thomas Shea, […]