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Graduate student Jen Pullen talks with fellow students at a reception for visiting writers.

Graduate student Jen Pullen talks with fellow students at a reception for visiting writers.

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Dr. KatarzynaMarciniak, Professor of English at Ohio University, contributed to The Guardian’s article on “Lecturers recommend: non-western cinema that every student should see.” Marciniak’s recommendation was “The Business of Fancydancing,” U.S., 2002, directed by Sherman Alexie. She wrote: Sherman Alexie is a Native American poet, novelist and filmmaker. Fancydancing was […]

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English News – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Oct 19

Dinty W. Moore, Professor of English and Director of Creative Writing at Ohio University, was a featured speaker this past weekend at an event titled Science & ReligionExploring the Harmonies: A Media Perspective with Writers and Editors fromThe Atlantic,The WashingtonPost,The Weekly Standard. The event, held at the headquarters of the […]

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English News – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Oct 17

Dawn newspaper in Pakistan published an article headlined “US professor stresses need for mending relations among nations” about Dr. Amritjit Singh’s visit to the University of Peshawar. PESHAWAR: Amritjit Singh, Langston Hughes Professor of English and African American Studies at Ohio University, United States, visited not only a gurdwara but […]

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English News – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Oct 12

by Kristin Distel Brevity: A Journal of Concise Literary Nonfiction is celebrating its 20th anniversary. The journal, founded by editor and OHIO Professor and Director of Creative Writing Dinty W. Moore, publishes flash essays by established and new writers. Brevity‘s success and longevity have been especially remarkable given that many […]

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English News – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Oct 10

by Kristin Distel The English Department welcomes newly hired assistant professor Edmond Chang, who comes to OHIO from the University of Oregon. Chang, who holds undergraduate and masters degrees from the University of Maryland and a Ph.D. from the University of Washington, currently teaches Introduction to Prose Fiction and Nonfiction […]

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English News – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Sep 26

by Kristin Distel Sarah Minor, doctoral candidate in creative writing, has published a well-received essay with Literary Hub. Her essay, “What Quilting and Embroidery Can Teach Us about Narrative Form,” examines the connections between stitched texts and braided essays. “A beautifully described personal scene, like a stitched text, can reveal […]

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English News – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Sep 24

Dr. Beth Quitslund, Associate Professor of English, is one of three Ohio University professors selected for the inaugural Mid-American Conference Academic Leadership Development Program. The MAC Academic Leadership Development Program (ALDP) is a professional development program that aims to identify a select group of faculty and administrators in an effort […]

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English News – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Sep 15

Dr. Edmond Y. Chang, Assistant Professor of English at Ohio University, published essays in two recent books. An essay on A Game Chooses, A Player Obeys: BioShock, Posthumanism, and the Limits of Queerness was published in Gaming Representation: Race, Gender, and Sexuality in Video Games. Published by Indiana University Press […]

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English News – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Aug 15

Joe Blundo of the Columbus Dispatch reviews a new book on beep baseball by Ohio University alum and English faculty member Dr. David Wanczyk. Wanczyk authored the first book about blind baseball, Beep: Inside the Unseen World of Baseball for the Blind (Ohio University Press, 224 pages, due Oct. 15). […]

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English News – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Aug 08

Editors Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. Ben Vizy ’17 is heading to Boulder, CO, to work for the I Have a Dream Foundation of Boulder County, an Americorps program that focuses on […]

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English News – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Aug 04

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