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Professor Darryl Dickson-Carr named Prothro service award winner

Congratulations to Professor Darryl Dickson-Carr, named a winner of the 2024 Caren Prothro Faculty Service award, “for a record of exceptional service to SMU and the larger Dallas community, as exemplified by Caren Prothro.”

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Professor Smith snags pair of awards

Congratulations to Professor Sanderia Smith, who received both a research award from Dedman College Interdisciplinary Institute and a Faculty Career Achievement Award from President Turner!

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New young adult novel from Lecturer Samantha Mabry

Samantha Mabry, Lecturer in the Writing and Reasoning program, has a fourth novel for young adults, Clever Creatures of the Night (Algonquin/Hachette) that will release on Tuesday, March 5. Mabry is also having an official launch event at Interabang Books on Wednesday, March 13 at 6 p.m., where she will be in conversation with Vanessa […]

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New memoir from Professor Christopher González out now

Professor Christopher González published Big Scary Brown Guy: A Memoir. “American manhood is in crisis, and Latino men all the more so. Fortunately, Christopher González dives into the task head and heart first. His voice is unique, at once humble, courageous and enviably self-assured. Bypass this memoir at your own peril–and ours.” -Ilan Stavans, author […]

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Need a last minute Valentine’s poem? Dr. Shertok has you covered

SMU Hughes Fellow in Creative Writing Samyak Shertok, featured in People Newspapers, provides writing tips for love poems: https://www.peoplenewspapers.com/2024/02/13/need-a-last-minute-valentines-poem-smu-has-you-covered/ Shertok was also picked up by Axios Dallas for his Valentine tips: https://www.axios.com/newsletters/axios-dallas-52160fe0-caab-11ee-9eca-3fd44ac92779.html?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=newsletter_axioslocal_dallas&stream=top

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New essay from Hughes Postdoctoral Fellow Will Roudabush

Dr. Will Roudabush, Hughes Postdoctoral Fellow, published the following essay: “‘This is and is not Cressid’”: Seeing Double in Shakespeare’s Troilus and Cressida.” Shakespeare Bulletin 41:2, Summer 2023. 223-246.

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Recent publications from prize-winning Hughes Fellow Samyak Shertok

Dr. Samyak Shertok, Hughes Fellow in Creative Writing, has been honored with the Auburn Witness Poetry Prize 2023 and has also published several poems: “A Blessing”: Poetry (Jan/Feb 2024) “One Hundred and Eight Doors”: The Kenyon Review XLVI.1 (Winter 2024) “Song in a Time of Revolution: A Ghazabun”: The Kenyon Review XLVI.1 (Winter 2024) “X”: […]

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Debut poetry collection from Professor Jacob Rubin now published

Piggy Bank, Professor Jacob Rubin’s debut collection of poetry, was recently put out by Gold Wake Press. https://goldwake.com/books/piggy-bank/

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Recent honors and publications from Professor Katie Condon Hermes

Professor Katie Condon Hermes was recently honored with two fellowships and has also recently published poems in American Poetry Review: 2023-2024 MacDowell Fellow 2023 Sewanee Writers’ Conference Poetry Fellow Two Poems in American Poetry Review, Vol. 52, No. 5

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Two forthcoming publications from Professor Rajani Sudan

Professor Rajani Sudan has two publications coming out this year: “Stuart Britannia and the Imaging of Empire” in The Oxford Handbook of Restoration Literature (Oxford UP) “Spicy Forests and Amboyna Burl: Dryden and the Ecology of Disaster” in Histories of Science: Rhetoric, Reception, Embodiment, and Environment in the Long Eighteenth Century eds. David Alff and […]