Bailey Moorhead is our March graduate student of the month. Bailey is a second year English grad student in the combined MA/PhD program. Bailey is from Vinita, Oklahoma and received a Bachelor’s degree in English from Oklahoma State University. Caroline: As a PhD student in English, can you tell me about your focus or … Continue reading Graduate Student of the Month — Bailey Moorhead
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d3AjXK_afDU&feature=youtu.be Congratulations to Dr. Alexander!
This month’s Student of the Month is Sheffield Spence. Sheffield is a senior English major with a Gender Studies minor from North Little Rock, Arkansas. Sheffield is currently an English intern under the direction of Dr. Jaime Harker, who recently opened a bookstore in Water Valley, where Sheffield spends most of her internship working. … Continue reading Student of the Month — Sheffield Spence
This past fall semester, Graduate Student Sarah Sgro taught an exceptional group of undergraduate students in her English 300 class. This class serves as an introduction to creative writing, specifically poetry and fiction, for undergraduate students. Some students of Sgro's English 300 class have started sharing their work with the world, featured here as this … Continue reading English 300 Anthology — Contributing Poets
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qeGQGd0kQbY Don't miss out on Dr. Fisher-Wirth's reading from her new book, Mississippi, February 6th at 5:00 pm at Off Square Books! Congratulations to Dr. Fisher-Wirth!
Meet the eight undergraduate poets of Beth Ann Fennelly's Honors English 301 poetry workshop! These eight poets, all juniors and seniors within the Honors College, have spent this fall semester creating poetry portfolios through in-class workshops and multiple sets of outside revision. Each portfolio contains five to six unique poems, each of which highlights the … Continue reading English 301 Anthology — Contributing Poets
Check out our Youtube video about MFA student, Joshua Nguyen, and how he is pursuing his dream of becoming a professional writer. Watch below, or find our Youtube page here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JnWVx5vSJrI&feature=youtu.be
Dr. Jennie Lightweis-Goff is a professor at the University of Mississippi, specializing in American and Southern literature, along with feminist theory and urban studies. Her writing is being featured in the new book, Small-Screen Souths, about representations of the South in television. The collection is available for purchase through the LSU Press here. In the … Continue reading New Anthology Alert! Dr. Lightweis-Goff in Small-Screen Souths
In her latest book alongside Professor Monica Mattfeld entitled Performing Animals: History, Agency, and Theater, Dr. Karen Raber explores the various representations of human and animal relationships and interactions during the early modern period. The book is out now through the Penn State University Press and is available for purchase here. The book is also … Continue reading New Book Alert! Karen Raber’s Performing Animals: History, Agency, Theater
To get more people involved and following in the English department blog, we are looking for guest writers for the English blog page: undergraduate, graduate, or faculty. Guest blogs can take the form of a book review, movie review, original poem, essay, or other form of literary work. So, professors, if any of you have … Continue reading Call for Submissions