Student of the Month — Sheffield Spence

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

English 300 Anthology — Contributing Poets

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

English 301 Anthology — Contributing Poets

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

New Anthology Alert! Dr. Lightweis-Goff in Small-Screen Souths

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

New Book Alert! Karen Raber’s Performing Animals: History, Agency, Theater

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