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Martha Ackmann's (PhD '88) Publishes New Monograph On Emily Dickinson

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Martha Ackmann's (PhD '88) has published a new book on Emily Dickinson, titled These Fevered Days. She has also published two previous books: The Mercury 13: the True Story of Thirteen Women and...
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Sabina Murray Named 2019-2020 UMass Amherst Spotlight Scholar

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Sabina Murray has been named a 2019-2020 UMass Amherst Spotlight Scholar. The Spotlight Scholar program publicly acknowledges highly-accomplished faculty and their professional achievements....
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James R. Kelly Publishes Reviews of Studies on the History of the Book in Kritikon Journal

Thursday, February 27, 2020

James R. Kelly has published reviews of four studies on this history of the book in Kritikon, 46:1-2 (2019), 162-65.
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Kirby Farrell Publishes New Review Essays in Kritikon Journal

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Kirby Farrell has published two new review essays in Kritikon. The first, titled, "Academic Denial," is a review essay about Rhodri Lewis's Hamlet and the Vision of Darkness, Greenblatt, et al....
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English Department’s Dis/ability and Literature Course Reaches Out to Local Community

Monday, February 24, 2020

In the fall semester of 2019, Janis Greve, a faculty member in the English Department, led a unique course in which students had the opportunity to work with a medium often ignored in the academic...
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Joseph Black Awarded Grolier Club Library Research Fellowship

Friday, February 21, 2020

Joseph Black has been awarded the William H. Helfand Research Fellowship at the Grolier Club Library. Please see his faculty page for more information.