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English department hosts New York Times bestselling author Deborah Plant [3/5/2019]On Friday, Feb. 15, the Department of English hosted an Archival Connections talk featuring New York Times bestselling author Dr. Deborah Plant, who discussed her work editing and publishing nonfiction book “Barracoon: The Story of the Last ’Black Cargo.’”Yale Historian and Food Scholar Paul Freedman to Speak as Part of Frontier Forum Lecture Series [02/25/2019]The University of South Florida College of Arts and Sciences and the Humanities Institute will host Yale Historian and food scholar Paul Freedman as part of the Frontier Forum lecture series on Thursday, Mar. 21, 2019. English department hosts film screening, book talk with Lily Wong [02/19/2019]On Thursday, Jan. 31, the USF Department of English hosted a series of events connected to Dr. Lily Wong’s book “Transpacific Attachments: Sex Work, Media Networks, and Affective Histories of Chineseness.”What to Expect in Your Study Abroad Experience [1/30/2019]A first-hand account of USF in London 2018.English Department Faculty and Student Accomplishments - Summer & Fall 2018 [01/22/2019]Check out what members of the English Department recently accomplished!MFA program hosts annual charity event, Writers’ Harvest [11/20/2018]The USF English Department’s Creative Writing MFA Program hosted its annual charity event, Writers’ Harvest, on Monday, Oct. 29 at Oxford Exchange. The event, attended by the USF and Tampa Bay community, raised $600 and received more than 100 cans of food, all of which were donated to Feeding Tampa Bay.The University of South Florida to Host Conference on Challenges Facing Puerto Rico and Puerto Ricans in Florida Following Hurricane Maria [11/13/2018]The University of South Florida’s Institute for the Study of Latin America and the Caribbean is set to host “Puerto Rico The Levanta: Understanding Challenges to Puerto Rico and Puerto Ricans in Florida post Hurricane Maria” conference on the Tampa campus Friday, Nov. 16. Presenters and speakers intend to inform the community and spread awareness about the disaster’s impact. The event will take place from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. in the USF Marshall Student Center, room 3707. USF English hosts bicentennial Frankenstein celebration [11/6/2018]On Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018, the USF Campus Bookstore Café was the day-long read-a-thon site for the bicentennial celebration of Mary Shelley’s masterpiece “Frankenstein.” Through the course of the day, volunteers read through the entire work, and a slide show of related art and images completed the scene.English Professor awarded $94,000 NEH grant [09/07/2018]English Professor Marty Gould has been awarded a $94,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to host a summer seminar for schoolteachers.English Alumni Spotlight: Timothy Fitts [09/04/2018]University of South Florida English alumnus and author of "The Soju Club," Timothy Fitts, recently published a book titled "Hypothermia."