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Ph.D. Graduate Stephen Dobranski publishes "Readers and Authorship in Early Modern England"

(Cambridge University Press, 2005. Reprinted in a paperback edition, 2009)

Thu, Dec 31, 2009

Creative Writing Alum Susan Somers-Willett Publishes "Quiver"

(Somers-Willett, University of Georgia Press, 2009)

Thu, Dec 31, 2009

The Michener Center hosts Pulitzer-prize winning novelist Richard Ford

Fiction reading on February 4, 2010

Tue, Dec 1, 2009

The Honors Program welcomes author Salvador Plascencia

Fiction reading on February 4, 2010

Tue, Dec 1, 2009

From left to right: J. Hammond, J. Liew, K. Skinner, and N. Balli-Borrero

Liberal Arts Honors Program Awards Four English Department Students with the Rapoport-King Thesis Scholarship

Sat, Nov 21, 2009

Congratulations to undergraduate Honors Program students Norma Balli-Borrero, James Hammond, Jean Liew, and Kathleen Skinner

"Envisioning Muslims: A Modern Day Perspective"

Fri, Oct 9, 2009

A documentary by undergraduate Murray Sanders

Professor Douglas Bruster publishes ‘Everyman’ and ‘Mankind’

(London: Arden Shakespeare, 2009)

Thu, Oct 8, 2009

A scholarly edition of two influential morality plays, co-edited with Eric Rasmussen

Four Michener Center students recognized with the 2009 Keene Prize for Literature

Winner Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig; Finalists Malachi Black, Sarah Cornwell, and Sarah Smith

Wed, Oct 7, 2009

“'By Order of Law': Shakespeare’s King Lear”

Shakespeare & the Law: Scenes and Panel on Legal Issues from 'King Lear,' September 23, 2009

Mon, Sep 21, 2009

Actors from the London Stage and Spirit of Shakespeare 2009

Thu, Sep 10, 2009

AFTLS residency week, September 28 - October 3, 2009

Professor Emeritus Bernth Lindfors publishes "Early Achebe"

Wed, Sep 2, 2009

(Africa World Press, 2009)

English Department students win Jane Austen Society of North America essay prizes

Joanna Thaler and Amanda Payne take first and second place in the JASNA essay competition.

Tue, Sep 1, 2009

Professor James D. Garrison publishes "A Dangerous Liberty: Translating Gray's Elegy"

Mon, Aug 24, 2009

(University of Delaware Press, 2009)

Professor Oscar Casares Publishes "Amigoland"

Fri, Aug 7, 2009

(Little, Brown & Co.: 2009)

The English Department Welcomes New Faculty

Meet the new English Department faculty, including Michener Chair Elizabeth McCracken and new faculty in Modern Drama, Renaissance, and Digital Humanities.

Thu, Aug 6, 2009

Undergraduates Win George Mitchell Student Awards

Congratulations to English majors Ari Schulman and Jesse Cordes Selbin

Thu, May 14, 2009

Spring M.A. graduation reading

Wed, Apr 15, 2009

Benjamin Markovits "Fictional Truths"

April 21, 2009

Mon, Apr 13, 2009

Two English Department Seniors Named Dean's Distinguished Graduates

Daniel Dawer and Ari Schulman are honored by the Dean of the College of Liberal Arts

Thu, Apr 2, 2009

Congratulations to Professor Michael Winship on being awarded an NEH fellowship!

Professor Winship wins an American Antiquarian Society-NEH fellowship.

Wed, Mar 25, 2009

"Poetry, Voice, and Performance: A Symposium"

The Creative Writing Program kicks off April's National Poetry Month with a symposium considering the communities and mediums of live poetry.

Tue, Mar 24, 2009

Texas Studies in Literature and Language presents Spring 2009 edition

Samuel Beckett in Austin and Beyond (51.1, March 2009)

Thu, Mar 12, 2009

The English Department Participates in Explore UT

Shakespeare in the Parlin Courtyard, King Lear, Slam Poetry, Jane Austen, a Mad Hatter tea party, and more.

Mon, Mar 9, 2009

Patricia Smith Reads from Her Latest Book

National Book Award finalist "Blood Dazzler"

Wed, Feb 25, 2009

Photographs by Marsha Miller & Christina Murrey

English Department Takes the Stage As Presidential Priority

The English Department has been identified as a Presidential priority.

Fri, Feb 13, 2009

UT Graduate Chris LeCluyse (Ph.D. 2002) Nominated for Two Grammys

The Austin-based Conspirare choir has been nominated for "Threshold of Night"

Thu, Feb 5, 2009

Visiting Writer in Fiction Ben Fountain

Mon, Jan 12, 2009

The Creative Writing Program welcomes Ben Fountain as a visiting writer in fiction.