Author Archives: Chelsea Grogan

End of Semester Reading

Join David Haynes, Greg Brownderville, and Cara Diaconoff for an end of semester reading on Tuesday, May 13, at the Wild Detectives Bookstore!  See the flyer and links below for more details:         Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1486240728257418/ Info on Cara … Continue reading

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SMU English at SMUxTED

Dr. Willard Spiegelman and senior Arnaud Zimmern represented the SMU English Department during the SMUxTED event.  See the links below to watch their presentations! Dr. Spiegelman: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xQZaGrjIQos Arnaud Zimmern: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t3FR0Ee4KSw

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Litfest 2014 is Here!

Litfest 2014 starts today!  Check out the schedule of the week’s events below: http://smulitfest2014.wordpress.com/

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Professor Michael Holahan to Speak at “June with Jane Austen”

Professor Michael Holahan will speak at the Jane Austen Society’s “June with Jane Austen” event.  The event will take place at the Highland Park Methodist Church on Saturday, June 7, 2014.  More more information and registration, see the link below: http://www.jasnanorthtexas.com/jasnanorthtexas/June_with_Jane_Austen.html

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SMU English in The Washington Post

Take a look at the review in today’s Washington Post that Christopher Stampone and Dr. Ezra Greenspan wrote on William Wells Brown: http://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/books/review-william-wells-brown-captures-a-former-slaves-literary-achievements/2014/02/27/b92935f8-9998-11e3-80ac-63a8ba7f7942_story.html

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NoViolet Bulawayo Publishes New Short Story

NoViolet Bulawayo, who recieved her Master’s at Southern Methodist University, just published a complete short story, “Happy Birthday Africa President.”  Check out the link below! http://munyori.org/fiction/happy-birthday-president-of-africa-by-noviolet-bulawayo/  

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Professor Greg Brownderville Makes His TV Debut

Professor Greg Brownderville appeared on The Broadcast TV to talk about writing love poetry.  Click the link below to view the two-part video! http://www.ktxdtv.com/story/24723959/how-to-become-a-better-poet

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Professor Marjorie Swann Publishes New Edition of “The Compleat Angler”

Oxford University Press has just published a new edition of Izaak Walton’s The Compleat Angler edited by Marjorie Swann, Associate Professor of English at SMU.  Written in response to the political and environmental devastation of the English Civil War, The Compleat Angler explores how … Continue reading

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