These essays mark the maturation of scholarship on Margaret Fuller (1810–1850), one of the most important public intellectuals of the nineteenth century and a writer whose works have been much revived in recent decades.
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These essays mark the maturation of scholarship on Margaret Fuller (1810–1850), one of the most important public intellectuals of the nineteenth century and a writer whose works have been much revived in recent decades.
Join us for readings by some of our MFA students: Tracey Dewhurst, Jonathan Phinney, Pete Loux, and Dustin Martin. This event is free and open to the public.
Join us for readings by some of our graduating MFA students: Liz Falvey, Marc Paltrineri, John Bubar, and Ambre F. Earp. This event is free and open to the public.
The MFA Program in Writing is delighted to announce AlumFEST 2012, Saturday, November 10th, our first ever program of readings and panels featuring both returning MFA graduates and current students! This event is free and open to the public. Join us!
Join us for a reading by acclaimed and widely anthologized poet Victoria Redel. She will be reading from her new book of poems, Woman Without Umbrella. This event is free and open to the public.
Get to know English Department faculty, English majors, and friends of the department a little bit better -- join us for a casual afternoon of tea, light refreshments, and conversation this fall. This event is free and open to all undergraduate majors and graduate students.
Join us for a First Fridays Speakers Series with Stephanie Fetta, Assistant Professor, Spanish, Syracuse University. Prof. Fetta will be present a paper titled "How to Fear and Loathe the Other: Chicano/a Literature and the Pedagogy of Brown". This event is free and open to the public.
Join us for a Writers Series event featuring acclaimed poet Tom Sleigh. Mr. Sleigh is the author of eight books of poetry, including Army Cats and the award-winning Space Walk. This event is free and open to the public.
Join us for tea, light refreshments, and to talk about course selection for the spring 2013 semester. Come on out and see what exciting English course offerings are available to you!
Join us for our inaugural First Fridays event of the 2012-2013 academic year. Theri Pickens, Assistant Professor of English, Bates College, will give a talk entitled "Intersections and Cul-de-sacs: Theorizing at the Margins of Blackness, Womanhood & Disability." This event is free and open to the public
Join us for a special Writers Series event with author Kate Bolick! Ms. Bolick's recent Atlantic cover story "All the Single Ladies" drew more than 1 million visitors to the magazine's website. She will discuss this article and her forthcoming novel Among the Suitors: Single Women I have Loved at a free event open to the public on Monday, 10/1/12.
Chris Gallagher, Professor of English and Director of Writing Programs at Northeastern University, will speak at UNH on 9/21. The subject of Prof. Gallagher's talk will be "Back to the Future of Writing Assessment: The Curious Case of Electronic Portfolios". This event is free and open to the public.
Join us for an English Department Tea! Come meet English Department faculty and mingle with other English majors (undergraduate & graduate). Light refreshments will be served.
Join us for our inaugural meeting of the UNH Sigma Tau Delta society since UNH has received its official charter. Undergraduate and graduate English majors in good standing interested in joining the International English Honor Society are welcome to attend!
Come by and "get the scoop" on the English Department! This event is open to all English majors (undergraduate & graduate), prospective English majors, faculty and friends of the department.
Join us for our first-ever Shakespeare Lab! Shakespeare Lab is intended to create a community-building experience for students taking Shakespeare and early modern drama classes this semester as well as the greater UNH community. This event is free and open to the public.
Prof. Rachel Trubowitz has authored Nation and Nurture in Seventeenth-Century English Literature, which was recently published by Oxford University Press (USA).
Prof. Brigitte Bailey has co-edited Transatlantic Women: Nineteenth Century American Women Writers and Great Britain, which was published this month by the University Press of New England.
Four faculty members retire this year after decades of distinguished service: Tom Carnicelli, Mary Clark, John Lofty, and Janet Aikins Yount.
Join us to honor the achievements of some of our most talented and accomplished students. Awards will be given to undergraduate and graduate students for academic excellence in the English major, distinction in creative writing, and for outstanding writing and reporting in the field of journalism. This event is free and open to the public.
Prof. Michael Ferber has authored The Cambridge Introduction to British Romantic Poetry which publishes with the Cambridge University Press this month.
Join us for a special presentation by Prof. Sarah Jane Cervenak, Women's and Gender Studies and African American Studies at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro. This event is free and open to the public.
Join the English Department for a celebration of Shakespeare's 448th Birthday on Monday, April 23, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., in Murkland Courtyard (rain location: MUB food court).
Events include sonnet reading, Shakespeare Staged, a Trivia Game, and birthday cake.
Two UNH professors have received National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) awards to support their humanities projects this year.
Assistant professor of English Cord Whitaker received a $25,000 Enduring Questions Pilot Course Grant to support his development of an undergraduate course based on the question, what is racial difference?
Martin McKinsey, associate professor of English, was awarded a $6,000 summer stipend to support his work on a new translation and edition of C.P. Cavafy: The Major Prose.
Cord Whitaker wins the Sewanee Medieval Colloquium Prize.
Join us for a reading by poet Rachel Richardson in Hamilton Smith Hall, room 101. Richardson will be reading from her debut poetry collection, Copperhead. Richardson's book has been praised for its unflinching honesty and subtle craft. This event is free and open to the public.
Join us for readings by some of our graduating MFA students, Chris Sumner, William Stratton, Larry Clow, and Victoria Thompson. This event is free and open to the public.
Join us for a presentation by the 2012 Donald Murray Visiting Journalist, Chelsea Conaboy, UNH Class of 2004. Ms. Conaboy will give a talk on "10 Years in a Newsroom: The things I've found worth fighting for" at 5:00pm in MUB 1 on Wednesday, April 11th. This event is free and open to the public.
Please join us for our final First Friday Speakers Series event of the year. Prof. Matthew Irvin, Chair of Medieval Studies and Assistant Professor of English at Sewanee: The University of the South will be presenting a talk titled And Pity Grace Obtain: Affect in Chaucer's and Gower's Love at 12:00pm in Hamilton Smith Hall, room 101 on Friday, 4/6. This event is free and open to the public.
Join us for readings by some of our graduating MFA students, Emily Robbins Bradley, Lauren Shimulunas, Keith Gilmore, and Duncan Campbell. This event is free and open to the public.
Please join us for an information meeting about the Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society. This meeting is for anyone who missed the first info session held on 3/8. All English majors (undergraduate & graduate) are welcome to attend.
Please join us for a presentation by UACC staff about finding internships. Students will also learn about ENGL 620 'Applied Experience', an easy way to earn credit for the work you do during an internship. This event is free and open to all English majors, regardless of class status.
Join us for a reading by poet, writer, editor, and teacher Patricia Spears Jones. Ms. Jones' latest poetry collection, Swimming to America, was published in late summer 2011 by Red Glass Books. This event is free and open to the public.
Join us for a reading by renowned poet and author Sandra Turner-Barnes. This event is free and open to the public. Please contact the English Department for more information about this event: (603) 862-1313.
Cord Whitaker, assistant professor of English, has been awarded the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation/Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Career Enhancement Fellowship for Junior Faculty. Only twenty fellowships are awarded each year nationally. The award supports promising research from young scholars who are committed to eradicating racial disparities, in core fields in the arts and sciences.
Please join the UNH Critical Race and Gender Studies Working Group for our first annual Emerging Scholars panel. We have invited three graduate students to campus to showcase their research, and we are especially pleased to welcome back Melissa Leigh-Gore, a former student in the English Department. This event is free and open to the public.
Join us for a special presentation by Joanne Wyckoff of the Carol Mann Agency (NYC). She will talk to students and faculty about the publishing process and the role of the literary agent. This event is free and open to the public.
Dennis Britton, assistant professor of English, has been awarded a year-long National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC.
Join us for a very special Writers Series event featuring UNH Assistant Professor of Journalism, Tom Haines. Prior to joining the UNH English Department faculty Prof. Haines was named Society of American Travel Writers 'Travel Journalist of the Year'. This event is free and open to the public.
Join us to learn about study abroad in Cambridge (UK) in summer 2012! This summer's program will run July 8 - August 7, 2012.
Are you interested in studying in London for a semester (or two)? Join us to learn more about the London Program on Tuesday, 2/7/12. Courses taken in London will count towards your UNH degree!
Join us for a presentation by Tess Chakkalakal, Associate Professor of Africana Studies and English, Bowdoin College on Friday, 2/3/12. Prof. Chakkalakal will present a paper on 19th Century American literature titled "The Slave Marriage Plot" at noon in Hamilton Smith Hall, room 101. This event is free and open to the public.
Evidence that We Are Descended from Chairs is an exciting debut collection of poetry by veteran journalist, essayist, and UNH Professor of English Andrew Merton. Former Poet Laureate of the United States Charles Simic provides an insightful foreword to introduce us to Merton's work.
Join us for readings by several of our MFA students. This event is free and open to the public.
Join us for our final First Friday event of 2011! Dr. Agnes Matuska, Visiting Fulbright Researcher at the University of Maryland, College Park and Deputy Chair of the Department of English, University of Szeged, Hungary will present to UNH faculty, staff and students at 1:00pm in Hamilton Smith Hall, room 101. This event is free and open to the public.
Join us for readings by several of our MFA students. This event is free and open to the public.
Save the date for a talk by Professor Robert Markley of the University of Illinois Urbana/Champaign, sponsored by the UNH 18th Century Interdisciplinary Seminar. Prof. Markley will deliver a talk entitled "'How very wonderful the operations of time': The Unsustainable Countryside in Jane Austen's Mansfield Park." This event is free and open to the public.
Ever wonder what future employers might think when they Google you and your work? This forum for English/Journalism majors will address social media strategy and ways of promoting yourself in the digital workplace.
Tom Newkirk publishes book on six time-honored practices of reading.
Join us to learn more about study abroad on the UNH Cambridge Summer Program! The summer 2012 program will run July 8 - August 17, 2012.
Join us for a Writers Series event featuring award winning novelist Kevin Brockmeier, author of The Brief History of the Dead and The Illumination (2011). UNH Writers Series events are made possible with the support of the MacArthur/Simic and Edmund G. Miller funds. This event is free and open to the public.
Please join us for our first Writers Series event of the 2011-2012 season with award winning novelist Margot Livesey. This event is sponsored by the Frederick Hyde Hibberd ’88 Fund. It is free and open to the public.
Join us as we welcome Prof. Graham Holderness, renowned scholar of early modern literature, novelist, and poet. Prof. Holderness will be presenting on the topic of "Who Was William Shakespeare?" as part of our First Fridays Speakers Series. This event is presented with the support of the Edmund G. Miller Fund. It is free and open to the public. For more information please contact the UNH English Department: (603) 862-1313.
Three internationally recognized Native American visual artists will show and discuss their work on Tuesday, October 11, in MUB 302 from 12:40-2:00. This event is sponsored by UNH's Center for the Humanities and Sustainability Academy. It is free and open to the public.
Dennis Britton, Assistant Professor of English, speaks about sixteenth and seventeenth century literature and its preoccupations with race, romance, and religious conversion as part of the Center for the Humanities Faculty Fellows Lecture Series.
UNH students and English majors Matthew Kleinman and Sawyer Theriault will be honored this November with Kingston-Mann Student Achievement Awards for Excellence in Diversity/Inclusion.
One week only: Declare a major in the English Department! Visit us next week (9/19-9/23/11) to formally declare one of the majors we offer: English, English Literature, English/Journalism, or English Teaching.
Join us for a First Fridays event featuring UNH alumnus (2006) Drew Lopenzina, Assistant Professor of English, Sam Houston State University and author of Red Ink: Native Americans Picking Up the Pen in the Colonial Period. Prof. Lopenzina will be presenting a paper titled "Indian Dialogues: King Philip as both Signifier and Signified in the Colonial Archive". This event is free and open to the public.
Interested in study abroad in England? Please join us for an informational meeting about the UNH London program!
The UNH Department of English proudly presents its 2011-2012 calendar of events. Please mark your calendar for upcoming events by award winning writers, including Margot Livesey, Kevin Brockmeier, Tom Haines, and Patricia Spears Jones. All UNH Writers Series events are free and open to the public. Please contact the UNH English Department for more information about any of these events: 603-862-1313.
Join us at RiverRun Bookstore in Portsmouth for a reading by Prof. Ann Williams to celebrate the publication of her new novel Down From Cascom Mountain. This event is free and open to the public.
Sean D. Moore, associate professor of English, has been named the new director of the University Honors Program. He will succeed Monica Chiu as of July 1.
Professor Feintuch wins silver in the Independent Publisher Book Awards for the Canada–East Best Regional Non-Fiction category.
Monica Chiu, associate professor of English and director of the University Honors Program at the University of New Hampshire, has received a prestigious Fulbright Award to teach and conduct research in Hong Kong during the 2011-12 academic year.
UNH senior Ashley Haselton will teach English in Kenya.
Support English 693 ('Special Topics: Reason & The Medieval Wild Man') and ENGL 756 ('Chaucer's Canterbury Tales') students as they make new dramatic experiences out of old texts. This event is free and open to the public - all are welcome!
Please mark your calendar for this year’s Honors English Undergraduate Conference! You are welcome to attend in support of University colleagues and our distinguished English majors.
This year’s line-up at the Undergraduate Research Conference (URC) includes new sessions that will feature student projects focused on Ethnic Studies. As student interest in projects concentrating on racial, ethnic and national differences grows at the University of New Hampshire, the URC Planning Committee has responded by collaborating with faculty and staff who mentor students in these areas in order to create three oral presentation panels titled, Inventing the (In)visible Self, Difference and the World Around Us, and Writing Race Matters in Black and White. These panels will be moderated by English Department faculty Prof. Reginald Wilburn, Prof. Courtney Marshall, and Prof. Sandhya Shetty.
Join us for readings by several of our MFA students at RiverRun Bookstore in Portsmouth. This event is free and open to the public.
Join us for a Visiting Speakers Series presentation by Prof. Adrian Johns, Professor of History, Chair of the Committee on Conceptual and Historical Studies of Science at the University of Chicago. Prof. Johns will be discussing Google Books in Historical Perspective. This event is free and open to the public.
Join us for a reading of recent work by several of our MFA students at RiverRun Bookstore in Portsmouth. This event is free and open to the public.
Professor Tom Newkirk delivers the annual Lindberg Lecture.
Join us for readings by several of our MFA students at RiverRun Bookstore in Portsmouth! This event is free and open to the public.
Join us for our final Speakers Series event of the spring semester. Anouar Majid, Professor of English, Director of the Center of Global Humanities and Associate Provost for Global Initiatives at New England University will present a talk titled 'America's Invisible Moors' at 12:00 p.m. in Hamilton Smith Hall, room 101. His work has dealt with the place of Islam in the age of globalization and Muslim-Western relations since 1492. This event is free and open to the public.
Join us for a Writers Series event featuring Darcy Frey, author of The Last Shot: City Streets, Basketball Dreams which was named a Notable Book of the Year by The New York Times Book Review. Mr. Frey will be reading from his new work on April 7th, George Divoky's Planet: The Future as Seen by a Lonely Scientist at the End of the Earth. This event is free and open to the public.
Join us for a very special event with visiting speaker Dr. Bert Vaux, University Reader in Linguistics at the University of Cambridge (UK). Dr. Vaux will present some of his recent research on 'Linguistic Profiling' to members of the university community at 2:10 in Hamilton Smith Hall, room 101. You are welcome to join us!
Sean Moore wins prize for his recent book on Swift.
Charles Simic, professor emeritus, is the recipient of the 2011 Vilcek Prize in Literature, one of the annual prizes awarded by the Vilcek Foundation, for his distinguished body of work as a poet, essayist, and translator. The Vilcek Foundation honors the contributions of immigrants to the sciences, arts, and culture in the United States.
Join us for featured readings by English Department faculty in celebration of James Baldwin - American novelist, writer, playwright, poet, essayist and civil rights activist. This event is free and open to the public.
The UNH Journalism Program is happy to announce that the 2011 Donald Murray Visiting Journalist is Pulitzer Prize winner and Washington Post editor Kevin Sullivan '81. Click through to read more about Mr. Sullivan's career experience. This event is free and open to the public. Please contact the UNH English Department for more information about this event: 603-862-1313.
Writing poetry in Italy.
If you are interested in declaring one of the majors offered by the English Department - English, English Literature, English/Journalism, or English Teaching - please visit us between 2/14/11-2/18/11 to formally declare. Read on for details about declaration pre-requisites and the mandatory new major orientation...
Join us for our first Speakers Series event of 2011! Michelle Warren, Professor of Comparative Literature at Dartmouth College will join us for a discussion of her current research on Arthurian literature and the intersections of translation, commerce, and nation-building in 15th and 16th century England. This event is free and open to the public.
English Department faculty member Stephanie Harzewski publishes "first sustained historicization of this major pop-cultural phenomenon."
Reception and book signing on Thursday, January 27, from 5 to 6:15 p.m. in Murkland 110.
David Rivard publishes Otherwise Elsewhere: Poems.
The Poetry Society of America announces that Charles Simic is the 2011 recipient of the organization’s highest award, the Frost Medal, presented annually for “lifetime achievement in poetry.”
Charles Simic publishes his 20th volume of poetry, Master of Disguises.
Join us for a reading by two of our MFA program students! This event is free and open to the public.
Join us for our First Fridays Speakers Series on December 3rd, 2010! Dr. Russ Leo of Princeton University will join us for a talk titled Calvin, Calvinism, and Reformation Tragedy in Elizabethan England. This event is free and open to the public.
Join us for a reading by author Elyssa East, author of Dogtown: Death and Enchantment in a New England Ghost Town, named a "Must-Read Book" by the Massachusetts Book Awards and selected as an Editor's Choice of The New York Times Sunday Book Review. This event is free and open to the public.
Join us for a presentation by Prof. Heidi Kaufman, Associate Professor of English at the University of Delaware. Prof. Kaufman is a UNH alumnus and scholar of nineteenth-century literature and culture. Prof. Kaufman's talk, ""Who We Are" will look at George Eliot's depiction of London's East End in her novel Daniel Deronda (1976).
This event is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact the UNH English Department: (603) 862-1313.
Join us for the 2010 graduate conference on Friday, October 8 and Saturday, October 9. This year the topic of conference discussions is "Intersections, Tensions, and New Dimensions: Encounters in the Contact Zone in English Studies". On Friday, October 8th an informal round table discussion will be held in Hamilton Smith Hall in room 101 at 4:00 p.m. Please see the full story for a complete schedule of conference events.
Burt Feintuch presents 22 interviews on the subject of culture with musicians, writers, and other inhabitants of this small, beautiful Canadian island, Cape Breton.
Join us for a presentation by Prof. Adam McKeown, Tulane University. Prof. McKeown will present a talk titled "Cities on a Hill: Boston, Quebec, and the Shape of Community in Colonial North America." This event is free and open to the public.
Join us for a reading by renowned poet Tony Hoagland, our first Writers Series event of the 2010-2011 academic year. Tony's fourth full-length collection of poems, Unincorporated Persons of the Late Honda Dynasty, was published in February, 2010 by Greywolf Press. This event is free and open to the public.
Join us for a reading by one of our MFA students. This event is free and open to the public.
Three new books have recently been published by literature faculty, with a fourth due out soon.
The UNH Department of English proudly presents its 2010-2011 calendar of events. Please mark your calendar for upcoming events by award winning authors and poets, including Tony Hoagland, Elyssa East, Debra Spark, and Darcy Frey. All UNH Writers Series events are free and open to the public. Please contact the UNH English Department for more information about any of these events: 603-862-1313.
UNH Professor Lisa Miller publishes Make Me a Story: Teaching Writing Through Digital Storytelling.
Two MFA in writing students received Fulbrights and another received a scholarship to the prestigious Bread Loaf Writer's Conference.
Join us at RiverRun Bookstore in Portsmouth for readings by five of our current M.F.A. students!
Doug Lanier delivers the annual College of Liberal Arts Lindberg Lecture.
Join us for a reading by Wesley McNair, one of the most critically acclaimed voices in modern American poetry.
Join us for a presentation by UNH alumnus Dana Jennings, '80. Jennings will honor his alma mater next month when he returns to the UNH campus as the 2010 Donald Murray Visiting Journalist. In this role, Jennings will visit UNH journalism classes during the week of April 5-9, meet with The New Hampshire staff, and present a talk titled "My Brief Life as a Woman: a Veteran Journalist-turns Cancer Blogger" at 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 6th in MUB Theatre II. This event is free and open to the public.
Join us at RiverRun Bookstore in Portsmouth for readings by four of our current M.F.A. students!
Join us for a presentation by Prof. Paul Lewis of Boston College. Prof. Lewis will present a talk titled "What's So Funny About Edgar Allan Poe?", a fresh look at the famous Master of the Macabre.
Thomas Newkirk, Professor of English, has been selected as the 2010 recipient of the Lindberg Award, given annually to the outstanding Teacher-Scholar in the College of Liberal Arts.
Join us for a presentation by visiting speaker Prof. Vin Nardizzi of the University of British Columbia. This event is sponsored by the UNH English Department and the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment.
Join us for a reading by critically acclaimed author Victor LaValle. His latest novel, Big Machine, will be released in paperback in March, 2010.
Join us for the latest event in our 2009-2010 visiting speakers series! Tom Deans, Associate Professor of English at the University of Connecticut, will present a paper titled "Reading Jesus Writing: The Story of the Adulteress (John 8:2-11) as a Scene for Rhetoric and Composition".
Rochelle Lieber's new book, Introducing Morphology, is an entree into the study of how words are put together.
Join us for a reading by Marilyn Johnson, UNH alumna and author of the critically acclaimed The Dead Beat: Lost Souls, Lucky Stiffs, and the Perverse Pleasures of Obituaries. Ms. Johnson will read from and discuss her forthcoming book This Book is Overdue! How Librarians and Cybrarians Can Save Us All.
Visit us between Monday, February 15th - Friday, February 19th to formally declare one of the majors offered by the English Department.
The Legacy of English Literature: Monica Chiu, Sean Moore, and Rachel Trubowitz discuss the study of English literature in the most recent edition of the College Letter.
Join us for our next First Friday's event! Prof. Meredith McGill of Rutgers University will speak as part of our year-long History of the Book series.
Join us for a tribute to world-renowned poet Nikki Giovanni that is part of the University of New Hampshire's MLK Week featured celebrations!
Join us for a reading of recent work by two English Department M.F.A. students!
The UNH English Department presents the second event in our In-Progress Scholarship series for the 2009-2010 academic year. This series gives UNH English Department faculty the opportunity to present current research to their colleagues and the University community.
Join us for an informational meeting about the UNH Cambridge Summer Program! Live in Cambridge, England on the campus of one of the world's oldest and most revered universities, learn about British literature, history, and culture, and explore some of the many historic areas you'll be studying on this six week program. This unique study abroad opportunity is open to all students regardless of major.
Join us for a presentation by UNH MFA graduate Nathan Webster, who will discuss his experiences as a photo journalist in Iraq and will share photos of his several trips to the war zone.
Join us for a very topical discussion on the current state of the Journalism industry. English Department Journalism faculty and twelve editors and publishers from regional newspapers will gather to review the many challenges faced by the industry and discuss some of the alternative media outlets popularized in what is becoming known as the 'Age of Twitter'.
Join us for a very special event with internationally renowned Native American playwright William S. Yellow Robe, Jr.. He will be reading from some of his work and will conduct a discussion on the state of Native American drama.
Join us for our next First Fridays event! Prof. Barbara M. Benedict of Trinity College (CT) will visit us for a discussion about the role of the library within 18th century British society.
Join us for a reading by award-winning author Julia Glass, winner of the National Book Award for her novel Three Junes.
The UNH English Department presents the first in our In-Progress Scholarship series for the 2009-2010 academic year. This series gives UNH English Department faculty the opportunity to present current research to their colleagues and the University community.
Join us for a round-table discussion about the benefits of an English major and the many career opportunities that are available to students who complete one of the majors the UNH English Department offers.
Join us for a reading by critically acclaimed poet Ralph Angel, author of Exceptions and Melancholies: Poems 1986-2006.
Looking for even more poetry after the Ralph Angel reading on Thursday at 5pm in MUB1? On the same day, 7 pm, at RiverRun books, Maria Chelko and Ryan Flaherty will be reading poetry with Darcie Dennigan.
Please join us to celebrate the publication of Prof. Chiu's latest publication, Asian Americans in New England: Culture and Community.
Thomas Newkirk and Lisa Miller edit new volume.
Join us for a poetry reading by poet Carol Bachofner (Abenaki)!
Join us for our first First Friday Speaker of the year! Prof. Mary Fuller of MIT will be speak about her research on literature and the history of the book.
Join us for a reading by Maine Literary Award winner Jaed Coffin, who will discuss his astounding memoir A Chant to Soothe Wild Elephants.
Rachel Trubowitz, associate professor of English, has won the Milton Society of America's James Holly Hanford Award for best Milton article in 2008.
The conference topic is Shakespeare on Screen: 1899-2009.
Those interested in New England history should head to the Robert Frost Farm in Derry on July 26, 2009.
The memoir "Without a Map," written by Meredith Hall, has been named to Oprah's summer reading list.
James Krasner speaks in Hudson, NH, about the Harry Potter series.
David Rivard has been awarded The Jerome J. Shestack Prize from the American Poetry Review for "most noteworthy work published in the previous year."
Monica Chiu publishes new book.
The English Department has launched a new writing minor program in response to growing student interest in writing and increasing employer demand for higher levels of writing skills in the workplace.
Joins us for readings by four University of New Hampshire MFA students at RiverRun Bookstore in downtown Portsmouth. For more information about this event please contact RiverRun Bookstore: www.riverrunbookstore.com, or (603) 431-2100.
Join us for presentations of senior research projects by some of the English Department's most outstanding students. The presentations include poetry, autobiographical writing, journalism, and scholarship on literary texts from several different centuries.
Join us for a reading by Nahid Rachlin, internationally acclaimed author of novels Jumping over Fire, Foreigner, and Persian Girls, a memoir about her early life in Iran during the turbulent reform era under the Shahs, and her escape to the United States.
Melinda Rabb, Professor of English at Brown University, will speak from 12-1 in Ham Smith 101: "Parting Shots: Fantasies of Corporeality and the Male Body at War."
Nathan Webster will tell you this about his first stint in Iraq as a freelance embedded photojournalist: he had no idea what he was doing.
Join us for a reading by four University of New Hampshire MFA students at RiverRun Bookstore in downtown Portsmouth. For more information about this event, please contact RiverRun Bookstore: www.riverrunbookstore.com, or (603) 431-2100.
Coppelia Kahn, Professor of English and Women's Studies at Brown University will give a talk entitled, "'Two kings on one throne': Lust, Love, and Marriage in Middleton's Women Beware Women."
Children should not be treated like mechanical widgets whose learning is driven by impersonal top-down mandates and tests. In his new book, Tom Newkirk, University of New Hampshire professor of English, defends teaching against the "cult of efficiency" that turns classrooms into mechanized assembly lines of knowledge.
The University of New Hampshire Journalism Program welcomes Steve Damish ’83 as the Donald Murray Visiting Journalist for 2009. In this role, Damish, the managing editor of The Enterprise in Brockton, Mass., will visit UNH journalism classes during the week of March 23-27 and present a talk titled “Journalism - It's (still) a Wonderful Life” at 5 p.m., Tuesday, March 24, in MUB Theatre I. The event is free and open to the public.
Join us for a reading by Tom Perrotta, critically acclaimed author of Election, Little Children, and The Abstinence Teacher.
Three MFA students from the University of New Hampshire read from their original work, at RiverRun Bookstore on 20 Congress Street in downtown Portsmouth. For more information on the event, please visit www.riverrunbookstore.com or call (603) 431-2100.
Prof. Robert McRuer of George Washington University will visit UNH to give a lecture entitled: "No Future for Crips; or, Disability Studies on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown."
Join us for a reading of new and recent poetry by English Department faculty, Prof. Andrew Merton and Shelley Girdner!
Former U.S. Poet Laureate Charles Simic will be giving a free reading at the Levenson Room of the Portsmouth Public Library on Tuesday, January 27th at 7pm. This reading is sponsored by the library and RiverRun Bookstore. Simic will read from two of his latest books: Sixty Poems and That Little Something.