Daily Archives: May 6, 2012

Lit Fest 2012: Imagination and Fiction

This year, SMU began its three-day Literary Festival with a WordSpace collaboration and reading featuring high school students from Dallas Can Academy, Greenhill, Hockaday, Booker T. Washington Arts Academy, and Yavneh Academy. Author Amina Gautier visited the students of Dallas … Continue reading

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Michael Pueppke: December 12, 1982 – February 12, 2012

The SMU community first had a chance to meet Mike Pueppke when he visited SMU as a prospective PhD student in the spring of 2008. This polite, somewhat reserved, and extremely witty young man made a strong impression upon the … Continue reading

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Professor Spotlight: Book Recommendations

Do professors, busy with their academic duties – teaching, writing, and researching in their respective fields – make time for leisurely reading? I was curious and asked, and thought I would share a few of their responses. While reading about … Continue reading

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Tim Cassedy: Re-Contextualizing the Canon, Complicating Certainty

With a passion for a gray-scaled world lacking absolutes and certainty, and a complex and global view of historical events, Tim Cassedy, the newest Assistant Professor of English on the SMU campus, wants to challenge our perspective and what we … Continue reading

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