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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.
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English Students and Writing Center Tutors Present at the Northeast Writing Centers Association Conference

Monday, April 1, 2019

Tutors from the UMass Amherst Writing Center attended and presented at the Northeast Writing Centers Association (NEWCA) Conference at Western Connecticut State University in Danbury, Connecticut...

Tess Halpern '19 Published In Upcoming Anthology on Student Activism

Monday, March 25, 2019

Tess Halpern '19, an English major pursuing a letter of specialization in the Study and Practice of Writing (SPOW), is included in the upcoming book Student Activism in the Academy: Its Struggle...
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Malcolm Sen Awarded a Lilly Teaching Fellowship

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Malcolm Sen has been awarded a prestigious Lilly Teaching Fellowship for Teaching Excellence for next year to develop further his junior-year writing course on "The Environmental Humanities:...
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Jordy Rosenberg's Confessions of a Fox Nominated for a Lambda Literary Award

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Jordy Rosenberg's critically acclaimed 2018 novel, Confessions of a Fox, has been nominated for a Lambda Literary Award, which identifies and honors the best lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender...
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Alvin Buyinza '19 Published in The Washington Post

Friday, March 15, 2019

Alvin Buyinza (BA '19), an English minor and a former Digital Communications Intern for the English Department, published an article in The Washington Post titled, "Black like Kamala Harris: An...