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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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by Kristin Distel Dr. Edmond Y. Chang led his students into battle. Armed with padded weapons and homemade shields, the group conducted Live-Action Role-Playing (LARPing) in a fantasy universe of Changs creation called Archaea. LARPing served as experiential learning for the Fall 2018 course, allowing students to put into practice […]

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English News – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Mar 11

When thinking back on her days as a student at OHIO, Samantha Flores (08, 11) recalls walking with friends at The Ridges at night, singing around a bonfire while a classmate strummed a guitar. She also recalls with fondness the courses she took for her B.A. in English and, later, […]

The post Alumni News | Flores Helps Those in Need, Tells Their Stories appeared first on Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences.

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

I planned out my life during summers in Athens. Its a perfect time, when upperclassmen are talking about where their lives might take them, says Mike Cottrill (04). Cottrill holds a B.A. from Ohio Universitys English Department, where he discovered and fostered his talent for writing. It wasn’t until later […]

The post Alumni News | Cottrill Starts His Own Company, Wields English ‘Superpower’ appeared first on Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences.

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

Alum Clare Cottrill 01 vividly remembers her first day at OHIO: Im here! she exclaimed when her family dropped her off. Since graduating from OHIO with a B.A. in English, Cottrill has found her niche in nonfiction writing, publishing, and marketing. She’s learned to be both a writer and a […]

The post Alumni News | Cottrill Learned the Language of Business, Marketing appeared first on Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences.

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

Hugh Martin, a Ph.D. student in Creative Nonfiction, was awarded a 2019 National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship in Poetry. “I plan to use the time and resources to continue work on a longer manuscript focused on my leave from Iraq in 2004; I also plan to work on […]

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

Dr. Beth Quitslund, Professor of English and Interim Associate Dean of the Graduate College, co-edited The Whole Book of Psalms: A Critical Edition of the Texts and Tunes with Dr. Nicholas Temperley, Professor Emeritus of Musicology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Renaissance English Text Society, 2018). “The Whole […]

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English News – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Feb 18

Dinty Moore, Professor and Director of Creative Writing, co-edited a new book, Bodies of Truth: Personal Narratives on Illness, Disability, and Medicine, published by University of Nebraska Press. He is also currently serving as the Mary Rogers Field and Marion Field-McKenna Distinguished University Professor of Creative Writing at DePauw University […]

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

by Kristin Distel English Literature alum and visual artist Dev Murphy (’17) has published new work in multiple venues, including Dinty Moore‘s Brevity Magazine. Murphy’s illustrations appear alongside the the fifteen flash nonfiction essays that comprise Brevity‘s new issue (Issue #60). Additionally, Murphy’s flash fiction piece, “Screaming Story,” appears in […]

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English News – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Jan 23

by Kristin Distel An essay by Creative Writing alum Phillip Russell (18M) was published in Entropy. The essay, titled The Only Black Man in Medina, North Dakota, formed the basis of Russells Ohio University masters degree thesis. Connect with Russell on LinkedIn. The Only Black Man in Medina, North Dakota […]

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English News – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Jan 20

Ohio Gov. John Kasich announced the appointment of Ohio University alum David B. Barber ’92, creative services consultant for Nationwide in Columbus, to the Ohio Arts Council in a Dec. 14 news release. Connect with Barber on LinkedIn. His term began Dec. 14, 2018, and ends July 1, 2020. The […]

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

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