English Department Members Named to Fulbright Grants in 2023-24

Multiple Department of English community members were among the students named to the Fulbright US Program for the 2023-24 academic year. Congratulations to Danicia Brown’ 23 (CLAS), Elisa Shaholli ’23 (CLAS), and Joan Tremblay ’22 (CLAS) for their assignments! Congratulations as well to Neal Krishna ’23 (CLAS), who was named an alternate for a Fulbright […]

Department of English Members Win Grants for Research

The following grants have been awarded to faculty members in the Department of English: Gina Barreca, Distinguished Professor, won a grant from CLAS to support the editing of Fast Famous Women: 75 Essays of Flash Non-Fiction. Tolonda Henderson, graduate student, won a grant from the American Studies program to present two papers at the Children’s […]

Exploring an Under-Represented Three-Way Intersection w/ Tolonda Henderson

by Pascale Joachim, ’23 (CLAS) Tolonda Henderson is a PhD candidate studying Young Adult Literature with a focus on protagonists who are both Black and disabled. Henderson chose to look at this particular intersection because they noticed no one really has and is interested in how these characters challenge what we understand as ‘normal’ childhood […]