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Sam Ross Sloan Selected as Peruna Professor

Congratulations to Lecturer of English, Sam Ross Sloan! In this the Year of the Faculty, SMU students voted for professors they feel are exceptional and inspiring. The winners were honored with a surprise visit from our beloved mascot Peruna in … Continue reading

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Rapid Readings Presented by Greg Brownderville and 13 SMU poets

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English Doctoral Lecture Series featuring Julianne Sandberg

EVENT: December 5, 2014 Doctoral Lecture Series featuring Julianne Sandberg. On December 5 Julianne Sandberg will give a talk on “John Donne’s Body and Eucharistic Allegory.” The lecture will be at 3:30pm in 101 Dallas Hall

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College is it good for you?

EVENT: December 4, 2014 College is it good for you? An honest question and an open conversation with panelists: Preston Hutcherson (SMU Senior) and Thomas August (NYU Professor). This event will be moderated by Tim Cassedy (SMU Professor) at 6:30pm in … Continue reading

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‘William Wells Brown,’ by Ezra Greenspan

New York Times By NELL IRVIN PAINTER Originally posted: NOV. 14, 2014 If the publishing industry reflects the American zeitgeist, things have changed when it comes to black American historical figures. As a graduate student at Harvard decades ago, I … Continue reading

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The Makings of Jane Austen

Professor Devoney Looser, Arizona State University, will present her research on the reception of Jane Austen from the late nineteenth century forward in a Gilbert Lecture on November 13, 2014 in McCord Auditorium. Receptions begins at 6:00 PM. For more … Continue reading

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Ezra Greenspan, English, new biography of black Civil War-era author William Wells Brown is now out

The New Yorker Published Oct. 20, 2014 WILLIAM WELLS BROWN, by Ezra Greenspan (Norton). This biography of the most prolific black author of the Civil War era follows its subject from a slave farm in Missouri through a daring escape … Continue reading

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Essay: Finding great teaching at an expensive university and a community college

INSIDE HIGHER ED: Office Hours By:Preston Hutcherson As a student at a private university I had a sneaking suspicion that the magic between the pages of our great books had nothing to do with the cost of tuition, but had much … Continue reading

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Gartner Lecture Series: NoViolet Bulawayo, Sept. 15

EVENT: Sept. 15. 5pm. Umphrey Lee Center, Mack Ballroom Gartner Lecture Series: NoViolet Bulawayo. SMU alumni and author of this year’s common reading book, We Need New Names, NoViolet Bulawayo (Elizabeth Tshele, M.A. ’07), will discuss her remarkable coming-of-age story … Continue reading

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English Department Announces Fall 2014 Doctoral Lecture Series

The Doctoral Lecture series features presentations by our graduate students who are finishing their dissertations this year. In these 30-minute presentations, the Ph.D. candidate will outline the scope of his or her dissertation project and demonstrate a focused reading of … Continue reading

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