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Professors Phillip Barrish and Evan Carton

Department of English wins three-year Course Transformation Grant

Tue, Dec 20, 2011

Every year English 316K Masterworks of Literature introduces four to five thousand UT undergraduates to the joys of studying literature at a college level.

Associate Professor Hannah Wojciehowski and Professor Alan Friedman

Professor Alan Friedman and Associate Professor Hannah Wojciehowski win President’s Associates Teaching Excellence Award

Thu, Dec 8, 2011

The Department of English congratulates Professor Alan Friedman and Associate Professor Hannah Wojciehowski, two of the seven University faculty recipients of the 2011-2012 President’s Associates Teaching Excellence Award.

Associate Professor Lisa Moore wins College of Liberal Arts Humanities Research Award

Mon, Dec 5, 2011

The Department of English congratulates Associate Professor Lisa Moore, recipient of the 2011 College of Liberal Arts Humanities Research Award.

Plan II Sophomore runner-up in Jenny Lind Porter Scholarship Award

Tue, Nov 22, 2011

The Department of English congratulates Adele Powers, a Plan II sophomore who was awarded runner-up in the Jenny Lind Porter scholarship award.

Four Department of English students win Rapoport-Kings Thesis Scholarship

Fri, Nov 4, 2011

The Department of English congratulates Jake Malone, Kathleen Burns, Raaan Robertson, and Emma Panico, English major seniors who have been awarded the College of Liberal Arts Rapoport-King Thesis Scholarships.

Professor Kurt Heinzelman publishes 'Demarcations'

A bilingual version of the French poet Jean Follain's book of poetry

Sat, Oct 29, 2011

Announcing the Actors from the London Stage Fall 2011 Residency

Thu, Sep 29, 2011

The Actors from the London Stage fall 2011 residency will be held September 26 - October 1 at the University of Texas at Austin.

Senior Lecturer Betsy Berry, Professor James Loehlin, Professor Carol MacKay

Senior Lecturer Betsy Berry and Professors James Loehlin and Carol MacKay win Regents' Outstanding Teaching Awards

Wed, Aug 31, 2011

The Department of English congratulates Senior Lecturer Betsy Berry, Shakespeare at Winedale Regents Professor and Distinguished Teaching Professor James Loehlin, and Distinguished Teaching Professor Carol MacKay, recipients of the 2011 Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award.

Associate Professor Elizabeth Richmond-Garza

Award-Winning English Teacher Models Dynamic Use of Technology

Wed, Aug 24, 2011

Elizabeth Richmond-Garza’s teaching style garnered even more praise and distinction this year, when she received the student-selected 2010 Texas Exes Teaching Award.

Professor Ann Cvetkovich

On the road with Ann Cvetkovich during 2010-2011 College Research Fellowship

Fri, Aug 5, 2011

While on leave over the past academic year with a one-semester College Research Fellowship combined with leave without pay, Professor Ann Cvetkovich has completed a new book, Depression: A Public Feelings Project (forthcoming from Duke University Press in 2012), and participated in a range of public events that emerge from her ongoing collaborative work with the Public Feelings research seminar at the University of Texas and her new research on the institutionalization of LGBTQ archives.

S. Pearl Brilmyer, Bradley Irish, Corinne Lee Greiner, Dusty Hixenbaugh

Department of English Outstanding TA and AI Award Winners

S. Pearl Brilmyer, Bradley Irish, Corinne Lee Greiner, Dusty Hixenbaugh

Mon, Jul 25, 2011

The Department of English congratulates the 2010-2011 Outstanding Teaching Assistant and Assistant Instructor Award winners.

Professor Lisa Moore publishes 'Sister Arts: The Erotics of Lesbian Landscapes'

Fri, Jun 3, 2011

Sister Arts: The Erotics of Lesbian Landscapes (Moore, University of Minnesota Press, 2011)

Left to right: Charlotte Mark, Alisa Holahan

Charlotte Mark and Alisa Holahan win Undergraduate Research Journal Awards

Wed, May 25, 2011

Recent graduates were awarded first and second place prizes for the 2010 - 2011 Undergraduate Research Journal Award.

Professor Dean Young featured on NPR's Morning Edition

Mon, May 23, 2011

Young discusses his latest collection published days after his life-saving surgery.

Graduate Student Ashley Squires wins Mary Baker Eddy fellowship

Sun, May 22, 2011

Squires will use the award to complete her dissertation on literary responses to the Christian Science movement.

Graduating senior Lindsey Carmichael featured in 'Class of 2011' article

Tue, May 17, 2011

Carmichael, a Dean's Distinguished Graduate and recipient of multiple departmental writing awards, was profiled in part for her achievements as a Paralympic archer.

Assistant Professor Matt Richardson wins 2011 John L. Warfield Teaching Award

Tue, May 17, 2011

The award recognizes innovative instructors who have a long-term impact on students and demonstrate the principles and mission of the Warfield Center for African and African American Studies.

Professor Ian Hancock featured on NPR

Tue, May 17, 2011

Hancock discusses issues facing the world's Romany population.

Professor Ann Cvetkovich co-edits 'Political Emotions: New Agendas in Communication'

Mon, May 16, 2011

The book, which features Department of English faculty members Sam Baker and Neville Hoad, involves the ongoing work of the interdisciplinary Public Feelings research group based at UT.

From left: Lindsey Carmichael, Monica Gully, and Matthew Ramirez.

Three Department of English students named Dean's Distinguished Graduates

Thu, May 12, 2011

Lindsey Carmichael, Monica Gully, and Matthew Ramirez earned the prestigious undergraduate honor.

Undergraduate student Matthew Ramirez wins Mitchell Award

Tue, May 10, 2011

Ramirez won the $2000 prize for his English Honors thesis.

Professor Allen MacDuffie wins Raymond Dickson Centennial Endowed Teaching Fellowship

Tue, May 10, 2011

The $3000 honorarium recognizes outstanding teaching in the College of Liberal Arts.

Transatlantic Feminisms in the Age of Revolution

Mon, May 9, 2011

A conference on Feminist writing in the era of the American, French, and Haitian revolutions.

Graduate student Katharine Beutner wins Edmund White Award for Debut Fiction

Thu, May 5, 2011

The Publishing Triangle honored Beutner's novel 'Alcestis.'

Assistant Professor J.K. Barret wins Solmsen Fellowship and Clark Short-Term Fellowship

Wed, May 4, 2011

Professor Barret will use the fellowships to complete her current book project, 'The Poetics of Futurity in Renaissance England.'

Associate Professor Matt Cohen wins National Endowment for the Humanities grant

Mon, May 2, 2011

Cohen will use the funds to work on a project that will digitally preserve poet Walt Whitman's annotations.

Professor Marjorie Curry Woods receives 2011 Phi Beta Kappa Teaching Award

Wed, Apr 27, 2011

This annual award is selected by undergraduate students of the Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha of Texas chapter.

Professor Emeritus Bernth Lindfors publishes 'Early East African Writers and Publishers'

Tue, Apr 26, 2011

Early East African Writers and Publishers: Ngugi Wa Thiong'O, Okot P'Bitek, David Maillu (Lindfors, Africa World Press, 2011)

Assistant Professor Coleman Hutchison interviewed on 'American Icons'

Tue, Apr 26, 2011

Hutchison spoke about the cultural impact and evolution of the song 'Dixie.'

Professor Marjorie Curry Woods wins Rhetoric Society of America Book Award

Mon, Apr 25, 2011

The annual award recognizes the year's most outstanding rhetorical work.

Department of English makes the list of Top 25 Underrated MFA Programs

Tue, Apr 19, 2011

The Huffington Post recognized UT's new MFA program in its annual list.

Professor Marjorie Curry Woods joins the Academy of Distinguished Teachers

Fri, Apr 15, 2011

Woods was selected to join the elite Academy, which comprises just 5 percent of UT's tenured faculty.

Jim Garrison wins Plan II Chad Oliver Teaching Award

The annual award recognizes one outstanding teacher a year.

Mon, Apr 11, 2011

Photo by Jana Birchum. Courtesy of the Austin Chronicle.

Dean Young to publish poetry collection 'Fall Higher'

Fri, Apr 8, 2011

Young's latest hits bookshelves this month.

Graduate Student Charlotte Nunes wins AAUW fellowship

Fri, Apr 8, 2011

Nunes will use the award to complete her dissertation on anti-imperialism in British modernist literature.

Professor George Christian wins Harry H. Ransom Teaching Award

Fri, Apr 8, 2011

The College of Liberal Arts honors one teacher with the award each year.

Kurt Heinzelman publishes poetry collection 'The Names They Found There'

Thu, Apr 7, 2011

The Names They Found There (Heinzelman, Pecan Grove Press, 2011)

Graduate student Kirby Brown wins Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship

Wed, Apr 6, 2011

The $25,000 stipend assists humanities graduate students in the last year of Ph.D. dissertation writing.

Associate Professor Lisa Moore wins Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award

Wed, Apr 6, 2011

One faculty member receives this honor and its accompanying $3000 prize each year.

Graduate student Anna Stewart wins Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship

Tue, Mar 29, 2011

The $25,000 stipend assists humanities graduate students in the last year of Ph.D. dissertation writing.

Professor Douglas Bruster publishes Shakespeare's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'

Thu, Mar 24, 2011

Shakespeare's popular comedy of desire edited with critical essays.

Associate Professor Deborah Paredez's 'Selenidad' wins honor

Wed, Mar 9, 2011

'Selenidad: Selena, Latinos, and the Performance of Memory' was awarded the 2011 National Association of Chicana/o Studies Book Award Honorable Mention.

Professor Marjorie Curry Woods wins 2011-2012 Institute for Advanced Study fellowship

Mon, Mar 7, 2011

Woods will study the Western European pedagogical tradition of teaching schoolboys to identify with the emotions of literary women.

The Department of English remembers Elizabeth "Lizz" Ketterer

Wed, Mar 2, 2011

An alumna of UT's Department of English and Shakespeare at Winedale program, Ketterer died recently from complications due to diabetes.

Dean Young publishes new poem in The New Yorker

Wed, Feb 16, 2011

"The Rhythms Pronounce Themselves Then Vanish" appears in the Feb. 14 & 21, 2011 issue.

Caroline Wigginton (r) and thesis adviser Lisa Moore, Associate Professor.

Postdoctoral Fellow Caroline Wigginton selected for ACLS New Faculty Fellowship

Mon, Feb 7, 2011

Wigginton is one of sixty-five recipients selected for the prestigious award.

Professor Don Graham publishes essay collection 'State of Minds'

Mon, Jan 31, 2011

State of Minds: Texas Culture and Its Discontents (Graham, UT Press, 2011)

Laura Furman publishes short story collection 'The Mother Who Stayed'

Mon, Jan 31, 2011

The Mother Who Stayed (Furman, Simon & Schuster, 2011)

'GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies' wins prize from Council of Editors of Learned Journals

Wed, Jan 26, 2011

The journal, co-edited by English Professor Ann Cvetkovich, took home the 2010 Special Issue Prize for its 'Sexuality, Indigeneity, Nationality' issue.

Professor Douglas Bruster to give inaugural lecture at Institute of Advanced Studies, University of Bologna

Tue, Jan 25, 2011

UT Shakespearean one of six experts from around the world to address 'The Human Mind'

Associate Professor Domino Perez wins President's Associates Teaching Excellence Award

Mon, Jan 24, 2011

Professor Perez was one of seven University faculty members recognized for outstanding undergraduate teaching.

Texas State to host symposium on Professor Rolando Hinojosa-Smith

Mon, Jan 24, 2011

The February 4th event will honor Professor Hinojosa-Smith and fellow author Miguel Méndez.

Renowned neuroscientist Vittorio Gallese to speak at UT on art, empathy, and the body

Sun, Jan 23, 2011

The February 16 lecture, sponsored by The Department of English and the Department of Psychology, and co-sponsored by the Center for European Studies and the Department of French & Italian, is free and open to the public.