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Students presenting on a panel at the State of English Studies Event

The State of English Studies, 2019 Symposium: Reading and Writing in a Changing World

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Photo Credits: Rhane Mazzola...
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Steve Parks Delivers 2019 Walker Gibson Lecture, Titled “Steps Toward Justice: From Syracuse to Syria"

Sunday, April 14, 2019

Last week, Steve Parks, Associate Professor of Writing and Rhetoric at the University of Virginia, delivered the annual Walker Gibson lecture. His talk, titled, “Steps Toward Justice: From Syracuse...
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Malcom Sen Appointed Secretary for the American Conference for Irish Studies

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Malcolm Sen was recently made the secretary of the prestigious American Conference for Irish Studies (ACIS), the American organization of Irish Studies. ACIS is one of the only major international...
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Hayley Cotter Selected to Present at the Harvard-Yale Conference in Book History

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Hayley Cotter, PhD Candidate, has been selected to present at the Harvard-Yale Conference in Book History. The title of her paper is “The Admiralty Jurisdiction Debates and Legal Authority in...
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Neelofer Qadir Defends Dissertation and Accepts Assistant Professor Position

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Neelofer Qadir successfully defended her dissertation, Afrasian Imaginaries: Global Capitalism and Labor Migration in Indian Ocean Fictions, 1990 - 2015, in January 2019. In August 2019, she will...
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Sabina Murray Awarded Conti Faculty Fellowship

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Sabina Murray was awarded on her Samuel F. Conti Faculty Fellowship.  The award was announced this week and supports three faculty from the Amherst campus for a year of research and writing.