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Letter from the Chair

This semester brings many exciting events and activities, as well as new staff and colleagues. Teaching and advising our undergraduate students, we welcome Assistant Professor Greg Brownderville, featured in this issue of Erudition, Catherine Keene, and Cara Diaconoff, joining us … Continue reading

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From the Chair: Looking Forward

This year is bittersweet, as is any year in which we face the retirement of a long-time colleague, great teacher, and friend. Despite our sorrow over Charlie Smith’s departure, we are excited for him as he begins new projects and, … Continue reading

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Charlie Smith: A fond farewell to a friend and favorite

Charlie Smith has been not just my colleague for 27 years – as long as I’ve been in this department – but one of my favorites and also a friend. Charlie came to SMU’s Department of English as a lecturer … Continue reading

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Letter from the Chair, Winter 2011

When I became Chair of the English department last year, someone asked me if I were the first woman to assume this job. Much as I knew I had to learn, that was one question I knew the answer to, … Continue reading

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