University of Minnesota
Department of English

Department of English

Winter 2011 Newsletter

From the Chair

  • Bedazzled

    As the holiday season approaches and the Twin Cities strings up its lights, English has plenty of dazzle to contribute to the festivities. December 6th, 2011


  • Nabil Matar Wants to Change History

    Professor of English Nabil Matar's research in Anglo-Islamic relations offers a different perspective on the early modern world--and hope for the present day. December 6th, 2011
  • Whimsy & the Void

    Professor of English Maria Damon examines the weave of experimental play and trauma in art-making. December 6th, 2011
  • Adventures in Fiction: Peter Geye

    BA graduates Peter Geye (BA 2000), Sheila O'Connor (BA 1982), and Susan Niz (BA 1997), novelists at different stages in their careers, reflect on the people and places that led them to their stories. December 5th, 2011
  • Adventures in Fiction: Sheila O'Connor

    December 5th, 2011
  • Adventures in Fiction: Susan Niz

    December 5th, 2011
  • Book of Hours

    PhD candidate Elissa Hansen ponders medieval time. December 5th, 2011
  • Mean Time

    Adam Barrows (PhD 2006) explores the significance of the introduction of a global standard time in modernist writing. December 4th, 2011

Creative Writing Program

  • Force & Form

    MFA candidate Carrie Lorig interviews new assistant professor of poetry Peter Campion, a 2011 Guggenheim Fellow. December 6th, 2011
  • Community

    A former community college student herself, alumna Susan Taylor expands creative writing opportunities at the two-year college level. December 6th, 2011
  • Gown & Crown

    MFA candidate Carrie Lorig poses five questions for Minnesota's poet laureate (and English alumna) Joyce Sutphen. December 6th, 2011
  • MFA Alumnae/i News

    December 1st, 2011
  • MFA Student Awards

    December 1st, 2011
  • MFA Student News

    December 1st, 2011

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