"Why English Majors are the Hot New Hires," by Bruna Martinuzzi
"Notable Essay of 2012"
Best American Essays lists Joe Donovan's ('12) essay "Nonfiction Love" as a "Notable Essay of 2012."
Niermeyer publishes Gloria Bird biography
English major Madison Niermeyer ('12) publishes biographical sketch of Native American writer Gloria Bird in the Oregon Encyclopedia.
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.
Majors present at conference
English majors Brynn Raymond, Kendra Schmal, Chanel Sulc, and James Volz present at the Northwest Undergraduate Conference on Literature.
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.
"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.
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.
Prisoner's Poetry blog launched
Nadelson's book published
Professor Nadelson's book The Next Scott Nadelson: A Life in Progress published by Hawthorne Books.
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.
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.
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
Ewbank publishes biography on Phyllis McGinley
English major Jack Ewbank ('12) publishes biographical sketch of poet Phyllis McGinley in the Oregon Encyclopedia.
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.
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.
Lenox publishes poetry
Professor Lenox's book of poems Congress of Strange People published by Airlie Press.
Jolliff publishes biography on Edwin Markham
English major Rebecca Jolliff ('12) publishes biographical sketch of poet Edwin Markham in the Oregon Encyclopedia.
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.
Fowler/Levin Prize Awarded to Stolowitz
Professor Stolowitz wins $25,000 Fowler/Levin Prize for playwriting from Portland's Artists Repertory Theater.
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.
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.
Majors to present at Northwest Undergraduate Conference on Literature
Chasar's book on poetry published
Professor Chasar's book Poetry after Cultural Studies published by the University of Iowa Press.
Nadelson publishes story collection
Professor Nadelson's new collection of stories Aftermath published by Hawthorne Books.