Month: February 2011

  • Outstanding Senior Award

    I am pleased to announce a new era in the long-standing “Outstanding Senior Award”  (AKA, the “Outstanding Graduating English Major Award”). Each spring, the Assistant Chair distributes a list with the names of all graduating English majors with a GPA of 3.8 or higher in the major to the English Department faculty for a vote.  […]

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  • The Appearance of Women Writers in Magazines

    In a recent article at Slate, Meghan O’Rourke (a former literary editor of the current affairs and culture magazine) helps bring to light the ratios of female writers to male that appear in literary magazines. The article, entitled “Women at Work,” features information compiled by VIDA, an organization created to address the need for female […]

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