August and September 2016 English Department Accomplishments
Check out some of the English department’s accomplishments from August –
October 1, 2016
Undergraduate Student Achievements
was offered a full-time job with Amazon in HR after graduation. She expects
to graduate in May with a dual degree in English Literature and Health
Graduate Student Achievements
"mHEaL and mHealth in a Restricted Environment: Design and Usability of an
Offline Mental Health Literacy App." SigDoc. Silver Spring, MD. September
23-24, 2016. Co-authored with Josh Rea and Katie Walkup. Conference
"Dickens and Eucharist: Sacramental Medievalism in Bleak House." Christianity and Literature 66.3 (June 2017).
The Dirty Side of the Garment Industry: Fast Fashion and its Negative
Impact on Environment and Society
(2016) by Nikolay Anguelov. Modern Language Studies.
won the National Poetry Series for her first book, Thaw,
forthcoming from the University of Georgia Press.
“Mapping Spatial Consciousness in Kate Chopin’s Bayou Folk
Stories.” South: A Scholarly Journal 48.1 (Fall 2015):
Elected to the 2016-2018 Society for the Study of Southern Literature's
Emerging Scholars Organization Council and serving as Mentorship Chair.
“The Body is Not a Raft.” Midwestern Gothic 23 (Fall 2016): 96-99.
“Desire as Architecture.” Disquieting Muses Quarterly Review (Fall
“Baking is Cheaper than Therapy.” Barrelhouse Online. (Sept. 26,
"Didacticism and Its Discontents: Rescripting Reader Response." Conference
of the North American Society for the Study of Romanticism. Berkeley, CA,
Aug. 11-14, 2016. Conference Presentation.
has been longlisted for the 2016 National Book Award in Poetry for his
nominated book The Abridged History of Rainfall, forthcoming from
Rev. of The AmeRícan Poet: Essays on the Work of Tato Laviera. Sargasso: Journal of Literature, Language, and Culture. University
of Puerto Rico. 2016. 2014-2015. I & II. 147-150.
Dr. Irizarry was also an invited speaker at the Pennsylvania State
University from September 21-23, 2016. She presented on graduate student
professionalization and research at two workshops as part of the Department
of English's "Mentoring Workshops" Series.
received an Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) Sparks!
Ignition Grant for Libraries. The grant project team was assisted by
Rhetoric & Composition graduate students Peter Cannon and Katie Walkup.
received internal ResearchOne funding to support the graduate students at
the spring event, Re-Shaping the Future of Graduate Education in the Humanities.
"Haywire" Tin House Volume 18.1 Essay.
"How Things Work" The New York Times. September 18, 2016. Essay.
The Practice of Creative Writing,
3rd ed., Bedford/St. Martins Macmillan
received an award from the Renaissance Society of America to attend the
Digital Humanities Summer Institute at the University of Victoria in summer
2017. He will be attending a seminar called "Understanding Topic Modeling."
“Pope and Martial.” International Association of Professors of English,
School of Advanced Studies, University of London. July 28, 2016. Invited
“Social Structure, Class, and Gender, 1660-1770.” The Oxford Handbook of the Eighteenth-Century Novel. Ed. J.A.
Downie (Oxford UP, 2016): 39-54.
“Defoe on Bath, Bristol, and Gloucester: Some Unexplored References in his Tour.” Notes and Queries 63 (2016): 72-79.
“‘The Monster of Ragusa’: Pope, Addison, and Button’s Wits.” Review of English Studies 67 (2016), 496-522.
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