Congratulations to Katie Grant, who has been accepted into the 2018 Leadership Legacy cohort. Katie will graduate in 2019 with a BA in English and a BS in Secondary English Education, and in 2020 she will receive her MA in Curriculum and Instruction. She is also in the Honors Program in Neag.
Join us as UCHI’s Draper Dissertation Fellow Laura Wright presents: “Multiculturalism At Home and Abroad: The Perpetual Foreigner in Asian American PEN/Faulkner Prizewinners.”
Wednesday, Nov 15, UCHI Conference Room in Babbidge Library, 4th floor, at 4pm.
Chris Vials, Lawrence Langer, and Victor Zatsepine will be presenting a roundtable discussion on November 8, from 1:15-2:15pm, in the Basement Meeting Room of Wood Hall.
Young adult novelist Amanda Marrone will be presenting “When a Seat-of-the-Pantser Embraces Plotting– Sort Of” on November 8, at 6:00pm, in Austin 247. Marrone is the author of Uninvited, Revealers, Devoured, and Slayed, and her middle school series, The Magic Repair Shop Books, includes the titles The Multiplying Menace, The Shape-Shifter’s Curse, and Master of Mirrors. For more information about Amanda Marrone, visit her website.
Tim Fulford, Professor of English at De Montfort University, will be presenting “Aeriform Effusion: The Scientific Origins of a Poetic Form” on Tuesday, November 7, at 2:30pm in Austin 217.
Paul Di Filippo is a short story writer, humorist, and critic, with more than thirty books to his credit over the course of his three decades as a professional writer. Di Filippo has been nominated for the Nebula, Hugo, Theodore Sturgeon and World Fantasy Awards and has won the British Science Fiction Association Award. He has sold more than two hundred stories, as well as several novels and novellas, including the multi-award-nominated A Year in the Linear City. He was part of the first wave of both steampunk and biopunk, with influential volumes The Steampunk Trilogy and Ribofunk. He is also one of the preeminent critics and reviewers in the science fiction field, with work appearing regularly in the Barnes & Noble Review and elsewhere.
Di Filippo will be reading on November 9, at 6:30pm, in Austin 217.
Pam Brown is an associate professor of English at UConn Stamford, and her talk explores how the famed actresses of Italian touring companies influenced and inspired the Shakespearean stage. Brown will be presenting at the UConn Humanities Institute on the fourth floor of Babbidge Library on Monday, November 6, at 5:00pm. Snacks and refreshments will be served at 4:30pm.
“The Politics of Illegitimacy in McKeon’s Solace” at 12:30 pm, November 2nd, in Austin 445
“Contextualizing Irish Women’s Writing and O’Brien’s Country Girls Trilogy: Revision and Resistance” at 3:30 pm, November 2nd, in Austin 217
Tara Harney-Mahajan received her PhD in English from UConn in 2016 and is currently the co-editor of LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory. Her research interests include 20th- and 21st-century Irish and South Asian literature, with a focus on women writers. Her scholarship has been published in Women’s Studies, New Hibernia Review, and the Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Gender and Sexuality Studies. Her talks will consider contemporary Irish novelist Belinda McKeon and canonical twentieth-century Irish writer Enda O’Brien.
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