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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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Jan 8, 2019 Erin Kardon

MA in English Online Information Session

Join us virtually for an online information session! Learn how Arcadia's MA in English program will help you meet your goals: Faculty Mentorship and Professional Advising Flexible evening program Emphasis on writing, research and critical reading Internship and Study Abroad...

Jessica Derr Dec 21, 2018 9:53 am

Andrew Katz, Graduate Student and Published Author

Graduate student Andrew Katz, a Master of Arts in English (Comparative Literature) and Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing candidate, recently published The Vampire Gideon’s Suicide Hotline and Halfway House for Orphaned Girls. On the side, Andrew works in environmental science, likes to make...

Nov 8, 2018 Jennifer Retter

Drs. Crivelli-Kovach, Wertime Named Professors Emeriti

In recognition of their distinguished teaching, research, and leadership, Dr. Andrea Crivelli-Kovach, professor and director of Graduate Programs in the Department of Public Health, has been named Professor Emerita, and Dr. Richard Wertime, professor of English, has been named Professor Emeritus...

Nov 6, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Brown Raises Funds for Kidney Disease Services and Research

By Lana Valente '19 When Arcadia University Adjunct Professor of English Clare Brown’s daughter, Meara, was diagnosed with chronic kidney disease at six months old, she decided that ignorance wasn’t an option for her family. Meara has a horseshoe kidney, where the two kidneys are fused...

Lashanna Bryant at Wizard World Con.

Oct 9, 2018 Jennifer Retter

Bryant ’21 Goes Hollywood

Good fortune may have led English major Lashanna Bryant ’21 to Philadelphia’s Wizard World Comic Con, as she won, through a Facebook contest, a four-day event pass, prize pack, and tickets to meet Game of Thrones and Aquaman star Jason Momoa. But it was talent that earned Bryant a meeting...

Jessica Derr Oct 8, 2018 4:48 pm

Gateway to Teaching

In the beginning of my college experience, I had many interactions with well-meaning, usually older relatives or family friends that played out like:     “What are you majoring in at Arcadia?”     “English.”     Then would come every English...