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English PhD student earns inaugural DCII Student Summer Research and Writing Fellowship

Kendall Dinniene, a PhD student in the English Department, has been selected for the Dedman College Interdisciplinary Institute’s inaugural Graduate Student Summer Research and Writing Fellowship Program. Dinniene will be using the $3,000 grant to visit the Audre Lorde and Lucille Clifton archives in Atlanta this summer.

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Hughes Creative Writing Fellows’ Craft Conversation

A reminder that we’re excited to hold our final Hughes Creative Writing Fellows’ Craft Conversation of the year, between the Belarusian poet and translator Valzhyna Mort and our own Samyak Shertok, at 5:00 on Wednesday, April 3, in the Texana Room of Fondren Library. We’ll be having the reception after the event rather than before […]

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PhD student Kendall Dinniene honored with Moody Graduate Student Instruction Award

Kendall Dinniene, PhD student in the English graduate program, has been awarded the Moody School’s Outstanding Graduate Student Instruction Award. The statement of award cites the thoughtfulness and dedication to the craft of teaching that Dinniene has demonstrated both in the classroom and through the Center for Teaching Excellence. The award included a $1,000 prize […]

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Dedman College Faculty and Staff Mixer

Date: Thurs. April 11, 2024 Time: 4-7 p.m. Location: Lumen Hotel (6101 Hillcrest Ave.) All Dedman College faculty and staff welcome. Click here to RSVP by 6pm on Monday, April 8.

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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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Recent publications and editorial work from Professor Darryl Dickson-Carr

In Fall 2022 and Spring 2023, Professor Darryl Dickson-Carr edited the following: Guest Co-editor, Studies in American Humor. Special issue: Black Comedy Matters. Fall 2022. Guest Editor, ADE/ADFL Bulletin. Special Issue on Public Humanities, 159 (2022; published Spring 2023). Professor Dickson-Carr recently published the following: Dickson-Carr, Darryl. “What It Takes: How to Develop Academic Leadership.” […]

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Southwest Review featured on Literary Hub

Southwest Review, SMU’s quarterly literary journal, has been featured by Literary Hub. Professor Greg Brownderville is the Editor-in-Chief of the Southwest Review. It is the third-oldest literary quarterly in the United States.

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Faculty projects featured in world-renowned social science podcast

Professor Greg Brownderville’s projects, Fire Bones and Beekeeper Spaceman, are featured in the new episode of Arts & Letters, which is ranked in the top ten social science podcasts in the world by Feedspot. The episode can be accessed at one of the two links below. UALR Public Radio Apple Podcasts

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Ellen Jovin’s Grammar Table Visits SMU!

From CBS 11 News: Ellen Jovin Takes on grammar challenges everywhere. CBS News Texas’ Photojournalist Mike Kinney caught her working on words at the SMU Fondren Library.

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Event Recap: “What I Wish I Had Known in Grad School” Alumni Panel

On October 26, current graduate students in the Department of English had the opportunity to listen to and learn from three SMU PhD in English alumnae now working outside of academia. The three alumnae discussed topics related to the prompt, “What I Wish I Had Known in Grad School,” particularly how they use their graduate […]