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English 391ML: Multilingualism and Literacy

Thursday, November 2, 2017

This course is a unique opportunity to participate in a community-university collaboration on literacy and language learning. The class explores what “literacy” and “multilingualism” mean in our...
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Jessica Ouellette '09, PhD '16 wins prestigious dissertation award

Friday, October 27, 2017

Jessica Ouellette, who received her Ph.D. in composition and rhetoric in 2016 has just won the Coalition of Feminist Scholars in the History of Rhetoric and Composition's 2017 President's...
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Ocean Vuong's "Night Sky With Exit Wounds" named a finalist for T.S. Eliot Prize for Poetry

Thursday, October 19, 2017

The debut poetry collection from Ocean Vuong, assistant professor in the English department's MFA program for poets and writers, has been named a finalist for the 25th T.S. Eliot Prize, the United Kingdom's most lucrative and prestigious poetry prize.

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Ocean Vuong has won Britain's most important prize for new poets

Friday, September 22, 2017

On Thursday, September 21, 2017, Vuong received a £5,000 award for his book Night Sky With Exit Wounds from the Forward Prizes, the annual awards which have been dubbed the "poetry Oscars."  Vuong...
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Natasha Trethewey (MFA'95) receives the 22nd Heinz Award in the Arts and Humanities

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

A two-time U.S. Poet Laureate, Ms. Natasha Trethewey draws much of her writing from extensive research. Her poetry is often anchored in the complex history of racial and social inequity in the...
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Novelist Kamila Shamsie '88 MFA Receives Praise for 'Home Fire'

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Kamila Shamsie '88 MFA is seeing praise for her new novel Home Fire, a retelling of Sophocles' ancient Greek play Antigone. In a recent New York Times review, Home Fire is described as having "one of the most memorable final scenes... in a novel this century".

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