English and Philosophy

Student writing on the quad in the fall

Course Booklet - Offerings for 2017

Events

Monday, September 25th: Panel Discussion of Yankee Tavern. Inspired by the recent production of Steven Dietz's Yankee Tavern here on campus, this panel discussion will take the play as a point of departure for thinking about conspiracy theories in the 21st century: how they circulate, and how they affect our sense of community. Participants include Jennifer Attebery, Zac Gershberg (CMP Professor), and Price Worrell. 7:00 pm in the North Fork Room of the Pond Student Union Building (PSUB)

Friday, September 29th: "Real and Fictional Forests: My Fulbright/Nehru Year" presented by Alan Johnson. 3:30-4:30 pm in LA 256

Tuesday, October 3rd: English Graduate Student Association (EGSA) Fundraiser at Elmer's Restaurant.  Come and enjoy a meal or dessert at Elmer's anytime between 5 and 9 pm.  A portion of all proceeds during this time will be donated to EGSA.

Wednesday, October 11th: Production of "The Creation of Adam and Eve" and "The Fall of Man" from the medieval York cycle. Presented by members of Jennifer Fuller's ENGL 2267 course.  11:30 AM on the IF campus.  Room TBA.

Thursday, October 12th: Philosophy for the Public lecture by Melissa Norton.  6:00 pm at the College Market.

Tuesday, October 17th: Professor Kate Mcpherson, Professor of English at Utah Valley State University will be presenting a talk "Digital Humanities Research and the Undergraduate Classroom".  2:30-3:30 pm in LA 256

Wednesday, November 8th: Visiting Writer Christopher Howell. 5:30 pm at the Bengal Cafe.

News

The Department of English and Philosophy is pleased to announce that Grobman and Rosenberg, eds. Service Learning and Literary Studies in English (MLA 2015) is the winner of the 2017 Teaching Literature Book Award. For more information, click on the "Scholarships and Awards" tab to the left.

Dr. Jessica Winston, Professor of English, recently published “Love’s Labor’s Lost” in The Definitive Shakespeare Companion: Overview, Documents, and Analysis (Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO, 2017). This piece updates and substantially expands Dr. Winston's chapter in the Greenwood Companion to Shakespeare (2005), which won prizes for best reference work from the New York Public Library and the Sixteenth-Century Society and Conference.
 
Quinn Grover, Ph.D. student, presented at a symposium titled "Doig Country: Imagining Montana and the West" put on by Montana State University and the Center for Western lands and Peoples in Bozeman on September 15. The symposium was focused on the work of Montana writer Ivan Doig. Grover's presentation was titled: “Aridity and Identity in Doig’s Two-Medicine Trilogy.”

Dr. Matt Levay, Asst. Professor of English, has had his book Violent Minds: Modernism and the Criminal accepted for publication by Cambridge University Press.

Dr. Brian Attebery, Professor of English, is editor of The Hainish Novels and Stories, by Ursula K. LeGuin, just released by Library of America. Brian's blog about the edition can be read hear: https://www.loa.org/news-and-views/1321-around-the-corner-from-the-revolution-ursula-k-le-guins-hainish-stories

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