English

Jul 18, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Drs. Eaton, Hanson Attend Grant Writing Institute

Dr. Kalenda Eaton, associate professor of English, and Dr. Aroline Hanson, assistant professor of Spanish and Linguistics, attended the 2017 Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) Proposal Writing Institute from July 13 to 17. The Institute, held at Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota, is...

May 25, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Eaton Awarded Frank and Evelyn Steinbrucker Endowed Chair

Dr. Kalenda Eaton, associate professor of English, will improve the networking and research opportunities of Humanities faculty and students as the 2017 recipient of the Frank and Evelyn Steinbrucker Endowed Chair. Dr. Eaton was recognized during the Years of Service luncheon on May 24. Dr....

Apr 24, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Michelle Reale Publishes Poetry Compilation

Michelle Reale, associate professor and faculty librarian for English and Music, published a new chapbook, The Marie Curie Sequence, through Dancing Girl Press. This collection of prose poems looks at the life of Marie Curie and her courage in being a mother, wife, and a career woman, during a time...

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Apr 18, 2017 Jennifer Retter

Students, Faculty Experience Shakespearean Theater at Blackfriars Playhouse

Over spring break, Dr. Jennifer Matisoff and Dr. Jim Casey, assistant professors of English, led students to the American Shakespeare Center’s Blackfriars Playhouse, the only re-creation of Shakespeare's indoor theater in existence. One of few theaters worldwide to apply early modern staging...

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Apr 3, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Frame Named 2017 Montgomery County Poet Laureate

The Montgomery County Poet Laureate Program (MCPL) has named Chad Frame ’16MFA, adjunct professor of English, as its 2017 Montgomery County Poet Laureate. Frame will hold the title until April 1, 2018. Frame’s work has appeared in many literary magazines, including decomP, Menacing Hedge, Mobius...

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Mar 30, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Atkins Pens Op-Ed on Free Speech

Larry Atkins, adjunct professor of English, published an op-ed on TheHill.com that discussed the silencing of conservative views on college campuses. Atkins said that it is up to instructors to lead by example, and encourage open discussion in classrooms. “Universities should encourage political...

Mar 20, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Hosts Poet Sarah Blake for Visiting Writers Series

Arcadia University’s Visiting Writers Series continues with a reading and Q&A by poet Sarah Blake on Friday, March 31 beginning at 6 p.m. in Stein Fireplace Lounge in the Commons. Blake is the author of Mr. West, an unauthorized lyric biography about Kanye West that was released in 2015. Her...

Mar 6, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia University Ranked Top Producing Institution for Fulbright U.S. Scholars

Arcadia University was ranked by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs as a top producer of the 2016-2017 Fulbright U.S. Scholars for the Bachelor’s Institution category. Faculty members Dr. Kalenda Eaton, associate professor of English, and Dr. Jennifer...

Feb 8, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Hosts Paul Lisicky for Visiting Writers Series

Arcadia University’s Visiting Writers Series returns for the Spring semester with a reading by Paul Lisicky on Friday, Feb. 24 at 7:30 p.m. Lisicky will read from his The Narrow Door: A Memoir of Friendship, which was named as one of the best LGBTQ books of 2016 by The Miami Herald. The Narrow...

Dr. Chauhan (right) interviews author and literary legend Salman Rushdie (left) in July 2015.

Feb 2, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Chauhan Recognized for his Distinguished Achievement in Humanities

The South Asian Literary Association (SALA) honored Dr. Pradyumna Chauhan, professor of English, with a Distinguished Achievement Award for outstanding scholarship in Humanities and exceptional service to his profession. Dr. Chauhan accepted his award at the 17th annual SALA Conference in...

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Jan 23, 2017 Jennifer Retter

Dr. Grady to Publish on English Poet John Donne

Dr. Hugh Grady, professor emeritus of English, will publish John Donne and Baroque Allegory: The Aesthetics of Fragmentation, a study of lyric poetry written by John Donne between the 1590s and his death in 1631, through Cambridge University Press in 2017. Traditionally a Shakespearean scholar,...

Jan 19, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Eaton Gives Keynote Speech at Ottawa MLK Day Celebration

Dr. Kalenda Eaton, associate professor of English, gave the keynote address at the 13th annual Ottawa DreamKEEPERS Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebrations in Ottawa, Canada on Jan. 16. She discussed how Canada has been a beacon since the 19th century in the fight for equality and freedom, from...