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Department of English Language and Literature


Lifetime Achievement Award for Nikky Finney

Top honor from the American Academy of Poets celebrates Finney's entire oeuvre.

New Book by Mark Minett on Robert Altman

Rewriting the Story of a "Maverick" Auteur in Hollywood

Tracey Weldon Breaks New Ground in Sociolinguistics

New Book on Race, Class, and Language from Cambridge UP

Samuel Amadon Publishes New Collection

Listener suggests the future of poetry

Hannah Rule Publishes "Situating Writing Processes"

Where we write matters, this new book argues.

Fred Dings Publishes Book of New and Selected Work

"Intense and Riveting" Poetry Offers Light in Dark Times

Nikky Finney Publishes Eagerly Anticipated Book

"Love Child's Hotbed" is a New Kind of American Poesy

Qiana Whitted Receives 2020 Eisner Award

Comic book industry recognizes English Professor for Best Scholarly Work of the Year

Nikky Finney Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Highest honor awarded to poet and professor English

Holly Crocker Publishes "The Matter of Virtue"

New Monograph Examines Premodern Women, Ethical Agency

Department Honors Top Teachers

Barilla, Dowdy, Win Annual Awards

New Faculty Look Ahead

Alyssa Collins and Deidre Garriott celebrate successes and look ahead.

Academy of American Poets Honors Ed Madden

Awarded Poets Laureate Fellowship

English Major Wins Fulbright to Work in Spain

Taking Passions for Literacy and Bilingualism Beyond the Classroom

Elise Blackwell Inducted into South Carolina Academy of Authors

English Professor Recognized for Outstanding Writing

Undergraduate English Awards for 2019!

Superlative Students Honored at Awards Day

PhD Student Named Eudora Welty Fellow

For Research on Literature, Technology, and the South

Greg Forter Publishes Book on Utopia in Postcolonial Fiction

"Critique and Utopia in Postcolonial Historical Fiction" finds resources for hope in history's dark chapters

2019 INK! Conference Another Tremendous Success

English Students Present Superb Critical and Creative Work

Kevin Brock Examines Computer Code as Meaningful Communication

Brock's new book on the rhetoric of code and coding published by University of Michigan Press

Debra Rae Cohen Wins PROSE Award

Recognized for Innovation of M/m's Print Plus Platform

Outstanding Teachers Recognized

Elaine Chun and Tony Jarrells Win Teaching Award

Catherine Keyser Explores Modernist Canon through Food Themes

Keyser's New Book "A Pivotal Text in Critical Eating Studies"

Hawk Publishes New Book on Composition and Sound

Hawk's New Book on Composition and Sound Published by University of Pittsburgh Press

Nikky Finney's Stunning Poems for SOUTHBOUND

Professor Creates Lyrical Responses to Exhibit Photographs


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