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Aug 10, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Philly.com: Greenberg Presents One-Off Short Film Writing Course, Aug. 15

Philly.com recently reported that David Greenberg, who teaches screenwriting at Arcadia University, will be offering a one-off course, "Shorts for Summer...How to Write a Short Film," at the Plastic Club in Philadelphia, Pa., on Aug. 15. The course, which is offered through the learning venue...

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Aug 2, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

From Child Preacher to Teacher: Wilson Speaks About His Many Incarnations

When Bernard Wilson reaches the podium at Mt. Airy’s Blue Marble Bookstore, the audience falls silent—pencils poised on paper, smart phones raised to record. With interminable energy and a youthful grin, the featured author addresses the crowd at the Nor’easter Open, the monthly open mic series co-...

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Jul 28, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Elrick ’11M Pursues Ph.D. in Rhetoric, Communication and Information Design

Kathy Elrick ’11M was accepted to Clemson University’s Rhetoric, Communication and Information Design (RCID) Ph.D. program. She plans to teach on the University level, hoping to help students of all disciplines learn essential skills. “To succeed in anything, you have to figure out how to make an...

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Jul 13, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Chestnut Hill Local: Kramon Kicks Off Creative Writing Institute, July 20

On July 13 Chestnut Hill Local featured Sue Ann Rybak's interview with Justin Kramon, a novelist from Chestnut Hill, Pa., who will give a reading from his critically acclaimed novel, Finny, on Friday, July 20, at 7 p.m. in Grey Towers Castle. The reading is part of Arcadia University's Creative...

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Jul 6, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Grady Takes on 'Great Shakespeareans' and Literary Daredevils

If your idea of a great Shakespearean includes a quill pen, Elizabethan collars or the likeness of Mel Gibson, you’ve got it all wrong. Just ask Professor Hugh Grady, who recently edited and contributed to Great Shakespeareans: Empson, Wilson Knight, Barber, Kott (Continuum 2012)—an anthology of...

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Jul 5, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Philly Post Features Atkins Article on Shame Punishments in American Courts

Philly Post featured "Judge Was Right to Tell Mom to Cut Off Daughter’s Ponytail" by Larry Atkins, Adjunct Professor of Journalism. The article discusses the prevalence of "shame punishments" in American courts, following a recent court order from a Utah Judge that required a "13-year-old girl to...

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Jun 27, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Fillman ’09M Accepts Teaching Fellowship, Pursues Ph.D. in English

Lehigh Valley-based poet and educator Robert Fillman ’09M is looking forward to a return to scholarship. He recently accepted a Teaching Fellowship at Lehigh University to pursue a Ph.D. in English with hopes of establishing himself as a scholar and a professor. “I look forward to the opportunity...

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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...