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“Zoom in” On Careers in English: Career Advice from Our Alumni

Monday, November 26, 2018

Earlier this month, the English Department welcomed a panel of four alumni to have an informal conversation with current English students. Connecting via video conference, these English students...
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Ocean Vuong's Contributions to Netflix Film Featured in NYT Article

Saturday, November 24, 2018

Ocean Vuong, whose poetry was included in the Netflix film The Kindergarten Teacher, has been featured in the New York Times for his influence on the movie. Traditionally, Hollywood has not turned...
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Stephen Clingman Publishes Article in the Journal of Commonwealth Literature

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Stephen Clingman's article, "Writing the Biofictive: Caryl Phillips and The Lost Child"  was published this month in the Journal of Commonwealth Literature. This special issue reflects on the...
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Callie Reynolds ('07) Featured in SmarterCX's Webseries, Women in Tech

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Callie (Williams) Reynolds graduated from UMass in 2007 with a Bachelor's degree in English and a specialization in Professional Writing and Technical Communication (PWTC). Earlier this month, she...
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Jordy Rosenberg's Confessions of a Fox Tops Two Kirkus Lists in 2018

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Jordy Rosenberg's critically-acclaimed debut novel, Confessions of a Fox, has made the Kirkus lists for Best Debut Fiction and Best Historical Fiction. ...
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Sarah Manlove ('20) Awarded Best Health and Wellness Hack for Self-Developed Android App

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Sarah Manlove, who is currently pursuing a specialization in Professional Writing and Technical Communication, attended Codestellation earlier this month. Codestellation is an annual hackathon...