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Dr. Chauhan during the Years of Service Luncheon 2017

Apr 17, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Chauhan Elected as National Advisor for South Asian Literary Association

The South Asian Literary Association (SALA) elected Dr. Pradyumna S. Chauhan, professor of English, as its national adviser at the 19th annual SALA conference in Chicago in January. The term lasts two years. Dr. Chauhan has served as president of SALA and as an editor for the South Asian Review...

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Lashanna Bryant Apr 9, 2019 3:22 pm

Double Major—Double Trouble?

When I first started attending Arcadia, I was an English major with a concentration in Creative Writing. For most of my life, I believed that that was the only thing I was good at. It was what I was known for, so I stuck with it. At first, I enjoyed it in its singularity. I was okay...

Jessica Derr Apr 9, 2019 2:39 pm

Learning to Favor Feedback

The nature of writing is so personal that it can be difficult to untangle it from your identity. I went through a period in which I was wary about sharing my work with others. Any criticism or less-than-stellar paper grades were a mighty blow to my self-esteem. If I was not a good writer, what was...

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Mar 14, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Help Develop Memories by Donating CD Players and Headphones

“Music, Art, and Memory,” an Honors class at Arcadia, is collecting gently used CD players and headphones for residents at Edgehill Nursing Home. This semester, the students were paired with nursing home residents for weekly visits, in which students encouraged their partners to express themselves...

Headshot of Emmalee Gagnon with a bookshelf background.

Feb 21, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Student Receives Honorable Mention for Dell Magazines Award

Arcadia’s Emmalee Gagnon ’20 received honorable mention from Dell Magazines for her short story submission, “Say Her Name.” Before submitting her short story to the Dell Award, Gagnon worked on “Say Her Name” for over a year between workshop classes and peer reviews. “Say Her Name” taps into the...

Creative writing lecture led by English faculty.

Jessica Derr Feb 17, 2019 7:00 pm

Supporting the Professors Who Support Us

One of the greatest benefits of attending Arcadia is that I’m more than just another body in a crowded lecture hall. I am not just a number. I am not just plopped on a conveyor belt, only to be churned out at the other end with a piece of paper, a head full of half-remembered facts, and not much...

Feb 12, 2019 Janet Greenstreet

Visiting Poet Raena Shirali

Indian American poet Raena Shirali is the author of GILT (YesYes Books, 2017; winner of the 2018 Milt Kessler Poetry Book Award), an experimental collection grappling with standards created by an invisible system and enforced by family, relationships, and violations of women’s rights in a reckoning...

Feb 11, 2019 Janet Greenstreet

MFA Alumni Book Launch: Kailey Tedesco

Join the MFA in Creative Writing program as we welcome alum Kailey Tedesco for the launch of her latest collection of poetry, Lizzie, Speak. Trista Edwards, associate editor of Luna Luna magazine, calls Tedesco "a poet compelled by resonance. The poems within Lizzie, Speak, read with the cadence...

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Feb 8, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Faculty “Takeover” Academic Podcast Feb. 11 to 15

Arcadia faculty are taking over the podcast The Academic Minute from Feb. 11 to 15. Each day of the week, a different faculty member will discuss their current research projects. Featured faculty include Dr. Bruce Campbell, associate professor of Education, Dr. Kalenda Eaton, associate professor...

Jan 28, 2019 Janet Greenstreet

Creative Writing English Faculty Reading

Join us on Friday, February 1st, 5-7pm in the Castle Dining Room for a Creative Writing Faculty Reading by Gretchen Haertsch, Tracey Levine, Jeff Ingram, Josh Isard, Daniel Pieczkolon, and Dan Schall. All are welcome! Light refreshments will be served.

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Jan 22, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Ellington Beavers Award Presentation: Non-binary Bodies, Spaces, and Selves in Long Nineteenth Century American Gothic Fiction

Ellington Beavers Award for Intellectual Inquiry recipient Lawrence Lorraine Mullen '19MFA will present their research, "Non-binary Bodies, Spaces, and Selves in Long Nineteenth Century American Gothic Fiction," to the University community. Using two nineteenth century texts, The...

Ellington Beavers Award Presentation: Non-binary Bodies, Spaces, and Selves in Long Nineteenth Century American Gothic Fiction

Monday, January 21, 2019 - 10:45

Ellington Beavers Award for Intellectual Inquiry recipient Lawrence Lorraine Mullen '19MFA will present their research, "Non-binary Bodies, Spaces, and Selves in Long Nineteenth Century American Gothic Fiction," to the University community on Jan. 25 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Castle Dining Room.

Using two nineteenth century texts, The Hermaphrodite and ... Read More

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