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Jun 22, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Chestnut Hill Local: Graham ’81M Commits to Full-Time Service

Chestnut Hill Local recently profiled Mary Ellen Graham ’81M, president and executive director of My Place Germantown, Inc., an organization that provides permanent supportive housing for disabled and formerly homeless men. Graham earned a Master's degree in English from Arcadia University in 1981...

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Jun 14, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Grady Presents Keynote at Contemporary Shakespeare Conference in Germany

Dr. Hugh Grady, Professor of English, is a keynote speaker at the Contemporary Shakespeare Conference at Hildesheim University in Hildesheim, Germany, June 14-16. He will discuss Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure and its parallels with Bertolt Brecht’s Der gute Mensch von Sezuan, variously...

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May 25, 2012 Janet Greenstreet

Schall’s 'Present Tense' and 'LOST DOG' to Appear in Right Hand Pointing

Daniel Schall ’08, ’10M, English Department Faculty and Director of the University's Writing Center, recently had two poems accepted by online magazine Right Hand Pointing. "Present Tense" and "LOST DOG" will appear in the publication’s 54th issue. Schall is a founding member of the Assassin's...

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May 3, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Grady Publishes Critical Anthology 'Great Shakespeareans'

Dr. Hugh Grady, Professor of English, edited and contributed to Great Shakespeareans: Empson, Wilson, Knight, Barber, Kott, which was published by Continuum in May 2012. Part of the Great Shakespeareans series, this edited anthology of critical essays focuses on Shakespeare's reception by the major...

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Apr 24, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Philly.com: Oakman Reads 'Snatched: She Never Saw Him Coming'

Tamara G. Oakman, Co-founder and Managing Editor of APIARY magazine and a graduate of Arcadia University's M.A. in English program, reads "Snatched: She never saw him coming" in an April 20 post on Philly.com. ...She said, she said, she said, it will not happen to me, but there are hundreds of...

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Apr 17, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Philly.com: Atkins Reports on First Amendment Debate

Philly.com featured “Under arrest for journalism,” written by Larry Atkins, Adjunct Professor of Journalism. The article follows the recent arraignment of Ian Van Kuyk, who was arrested after he refused to stop photographing a traffic stop, asserting his first amendment rights. The officers...

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Apr 4, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Food Network Films Alum and Sisters at Bucks County Mamma D's Restaurant

Montgomery Media reported on Mamma D's, a popular Italian restaurant co-owned by Montgomery Count resident and Arcadia University alumna Vilma Desiato ’98M, who recently hosted the Food Network for a three-day shoot, on April 4. The so-called “Three Graces” — whose faces can be discerned in the...

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Mar 29, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Five Faculty Members Awarded SEPCHE Grants for 21st Century Teaching

Several faculty members were awarded grants by the South Eastern Pennsylvania Consortium for Higher Education (SEPCHE) for Building Faculty Capacity for 21st Century Teaching: A SEPCHE/Teagle Initiative, on March 14. "Arcadia faculty are active in pedagogically related research works," says Dr....

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Mar 27, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

‘me and Nina’ author Monica A. Hand ’75 On Tour in Philadelphia

Poet and book artist Monica A. Hand ’75 will give two readings from me and Nina (Alice James Books, 2012), an intimate conversation with the "High Priestess of Soul," this weekend in Philadelphia. She is appearing at the Big Blue Marble Bookstore on Friday, March 30, at 7 p.m. and...

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Mar 14, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Montgomery News: Kaier Tames Tangled Body Image in ‘Beauty is a Verb’

Montgomery News featured Anne Kaier, Adjunct Professor of English, for her contribution to Beauty Is a Verb: The New Poetry of Disability (Cinco Puntos Press), edited by Jennifer Bratlett, Sheila Black and Michael Northen, on March 13. The collection of poems and essays provides insight into the...

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Mar 13, 2012 Purnell Cropper

What a Method Actor Can Teach You about Writing

By Michael Schwartz ’14 Arcadia University students and faculty, as well as members of the local creative community, were treated to an insightful lecture by multi-disciplinarian Keith Strunk. A devoted method actor, Strunk connected with the audience through interactive exercises and made...

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Mar 6, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Reale Book: Mentoring and Managing Students in the Academic Library

Michelle Reale ’96,’99M, Faculty Librarian in Arcadia University's Landman Library, wrote a book titled Mentoring and Managing Students in the Academic Library, recently published by ALA Editions, the publishing arm of the American Library Association and one of the most highly respected imprints...