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Professor Hobgood's book published by Cambridge University Press.

Professor Hobgood's book Passionate Playgoing in Early Modern England published by Cambridge University Press. The book tells a history never before explored about the emotional experience of a theatergoer in Renaissance England (1485-early 17th century). Read more about Hobgood's recent publications.

Mar 2014

"Why English Majors are the Hot New Hires," by Bruna Martinuzzi

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October 2013

"Notable Essay of 2012"

Best American Essays lists Joe Donovan's ('12) essay "Nonfiction Love" as a "Notable Essay of 2012."

October 2013

Niermeyer publishes Gloria Bird biography

English major Madison Niermeyer ('12) publishes biographical sketch of Native American writer Gloria Bird in the Oregon Encyclopedia.

August 2013

Porfessor Hobgood's work on literature and disability published

Professor Hobgood's book Recovering Disability in Early Modern England published by Ohio State University Press.

May 2013

Majors present at conference

English majors Brynn Raymond, Kendra Schmal, Chanel Sulc, and James Volz present at the Northwest Undergraduate Conference on Literature.

April 13, 2013

Invitation to majors by Phi Beta Delta

English majors Faith Avery (senior), Emily Golden (senior), Sarah Greiner (senior), Michelle Lashley (senior), Brynn Raymond (junior), Emerald Smith (junior), and Isaiah Swan (senior) invited to join Phi Beta Kappa's Delta Chapter of Oregon.

April 9, 2013

"Antarktikos" wins award

Professor Stolowitz's play Antarktikos wins the 2013 Angus Bowmer Oregon Book Award in Drama. Antarktikos just completed its world premiere at the Pittsburgh Playhouse where it ran from March 21-April 7.

April 2013

English major one of ten finalists

Senior English major Sean Dart named one of ten national finalists for the Jostens Trophy, which recognizes the top NCAA Division III men's basketball player based on athletics, academics, and community service.

March 2013

Prisoner's Poetry blog launched

Prisoner's Poetry program launches blog and sends representative to the Clinton Global Initiative University.

March 2013

Nadelson's book published

Professor Nadelson's book The Next Scott Nadelson: A Life in Progress published by Hawthorne Books.

March 1, 2013

Carson Grant awarded to English major

Junior English major James Volz awarded a Summer 2013 Carson Undergraduate Research Grant to support "Sound of the City," a creative project mixing original poetry with audio and digital technologies.

February 2013

Hill publishes biography on Ethel Romig Fuller

English major Cameron Hill ('12) publishes biographical sketch of former Oregon Poet Laureate Ethel Romig Fuller in the Oregon Encyclopedia.

February 2013

LARC Grant awarded to Snograss and Chasar

English major Amy Snodgrass and Professor Chasar awarded a LARC grant to do collaborative research with faculty and students from Art History and Spanish during the Summer of 2013

January 2013

Ewbank publishes biography on Phyllis McGinley

English major Jack Ewbank ('12) publishes biographical sketch of poet Phyllis McGinley in the Oregon Encyclopedia.

January 2013

Blackwell publishes biography on Lewis Miles Archer

Professor Blackwell's Shadow Man, a noir biography of Lewis Miles Archer, published by Civil Coping Mechanisms Press.

December 2012

Chasar publishes book on poetry in modern America

Professor Chasar's book Everyday Reading: Poetry and Popular Culture in Modern America published by Columbia University Press.

October 2012

Lenox publishes poetry

Professor Lenox's book of poems Congress of Strange People published by Airlie Press.

October 2012

Jolliff publishes biography on Edwin Markham

English major Rebecca Jolliff ('12) publishes biographical sketch of poet Edwin Markham in the Oregon Encyclopedia.

October 2012

New to Willamette!

Dr. Stephanie DeGooyer (18th century literature specialist), Dr. Alba Newmann-Holmes (Director of the Writing Center), and Dr. Cristina Pangilinan (Medieval literature specialist) to join English Department faculty in Fall 2012.

August 2012

Fowler/Levin Prize Awarded to Stolowitz

Professor Stolowitz wins $25,000 Fowler/Levin Prize for playwriting from Portland's Artists Repertory Theater.

May 14, 2012

Invitation to majors by Phi Beta Delta

Senior English majors Rebecca Jolliff, Thomas Justman, and Madison Niermeyer invited to join Phi Beta Kappa's Delta Chapter of Oregon.

April 12, 2012

Niermeyer wins award at Oregon conference

Senior English/Psychology double major Madison Niermeyer wins Best Student Oral Presentation (for her paper on the neural processing of different kinds of Japanese Kanji characters) at the Oregon Society for Neuroscience's annual conference.

April 7, 2012

Majors to present at Northwest Undergraduate Conference on Literature

English majors and minors Sean Dart, Karina Hoogstede, Rebecca Jolliff, Thomas Justman, Madison Niermeyer, and Bethany Williams present at the Northwest Undergraduate Conference on Literature.

March 3, 2013

Chasar's book on poetry published

Professor Chasar's book Poetry after Cultural Studies published by the University of Iowa Press.

October 26, 2011

Nadelson publishes story collection

Professor Nadelson's new collection of stories Aftermath published by Hawthorne Books.

September 1, 2011