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Journal Honors Catherine Keyser With Best Article Award for 2017

Journal Honors Catherine Keyser With Best Article Award for 2017

Associate Professor Catherine Keyser is recognized for research on racism and children's bodies in the manuscript version of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

Job Opening

Job Opening

Job opening in the Department of English Language and Literature and the African American Studies Program

Eli Jelly-Schapiro's new book published by University of California Press.

Eli Jelly-Schapiro's new book published by University of California Press.

"Security and Terror: American Culture and the Long History of Colonial Modernity" is an important study that speaks to the urgency of today's world.

Michael Dowdy publishes

Michael Dowdy publishes "Urbilly," a new book of poetry.

Michael Dowdy's work wins the 2017 Main Street Rag Poetry Book Award.

English Department Congratulates Undergraduate Award Winners for 2018

English Department Congratulates Undergraduate Award Winners for 2018

Department Recognizes Exceptional Undergraduates

Susan Courtney Wins Book Award

Susan Courtney Wins Book Award

Split Screen Nation honored as Best Moving Image Book of 2018.

Professor David Cowart Honored for Outstanding Scholarship in American Fiction

Professor David Cowart Honored for Outstanding Scholarship in American Fiction

English Professor Receives Prestigious Scholarly Award

English professor recognized for his research and scholarly excellence.

English professor recognized for his research and scholarly excellence.

Eli Jelly-Schapiro named Breakthrough Scholar.

2018 INK! English Undergraduate Conference Dazzles Attendees

2018 INK! English Undergraduate Conference Dazzles Attendees

Students present outstanding essays and creative writing at the 2018 INK! annual literary conference

Paula Feldman honored with Russell Research Award

Paula Feldman honored with Russell Research Award

Award recognizes Professor Feldman's groundbreaking contributions to the study of British Romanticism.

English Department Welcomes Liz Countryman and Seulghee Lee

English Department Welcomes Liz Countryman and Seulghee Lee

The English Department is proud to announce two new faculty members: Dr. Liz Countryman and Dr. Seulghee Lee.

English Department Announces Teaching Award Winners

English Department Announces Teaching Award Winners

The English Department’s Teaching Award goes to two professors who, through their lectures and their mentoring, have undoubtedly made the intellectual lives of our USC students better, richer, and wiser.

English Department Congratulates Bilinski Fellows

English Department Congratulates Bilinski Fellows

Three Department of English Language and Literature doctoral candidates were awarded Bilinski Fellowships for the 2017-2018 year!

English Professor Recognized for Excellence in Digital Humanities Collaboration

English Professor Recognized for Excellence in Digital Humanities Collaboration

Sara Schwebel's outstanding work on Island of the Blue Dolphins receives American Studies Association award and USC Distinguished Undergraduate Research Mentor award.

Nikky Finney honored with Ford Foundation Fellowship

Nikky Finney honored with Ford Foundation Fellowship

Professor and poet Nikky Finney was one of 25 artists nationwide to receive the prestigious Art of Change fellowship from the Ford Foundation. The award supports creating powerful works that advance freedom, justice and inclusion.

Outstanding Undergraduates Recognized

Outstanding Undergraduates Recognized

The English Department is happy to announce the winners of the 2017 English Undergraduate Awards and Scholarships

David Greven Publishes Book on the Terminator Film Series

David Greven Publishes Book on the Terminator Film Series

David Greven, Professor of English at USC, has published a book called Queering The Terminator: Sexuality and Cyborg Cinema (Bloomsbury, 2017). The book covers all of the films in the Terminator film series, beginning with James Cameron's landmark 1984 original, and also the television series The Sarah Connor Chronicles.

David Shields has new book from the University of Chicago Press

David Shields has new book from the University of Chicago Press

David Shields new book brings the history of American food to life through chefs, caterers, and restaurateurs of the past.

New Publication on Visualizing Ralph Waldo Emerson

New Publication on Visualizing Ralph Waldo Emerson

Joel Myerson publishes vital new resource for Emerson studies.

David Greven publishes new book on Hitchcock with Oxford University Press

David Greven publishes new book on Hitchcock with Oxford University Press

David Greven, Professor of English, has published a new book, Intimate Violence: Hitchcock, Sex, and Queer Theory (Oxford University Press, 2017).

David Greven's book Ghost Faces is a Lambda Literary Award Finalist

David Greven's book Ghost Faces is a Lambda Literary Award Finalist

"Ghost Faces: Hollywood and Post-Millennial Masculinity" (SUNY 2016) written by David Greven, Professor of English, is a Finalist for a Lambda Literary Award

Susan Courtney publishes

Susan Courtney publishes "Split Screen Nation: Moving Images of the American West and South"

This new book traces an oppositional dynamic between the screen West and the screen South that was dramatically shifting in the decades after World War II, and has marked popular ways of imagining the U.S. ever since.

Robert H. Elias Prize 2016-17 Is Awarded to English Department Doctoral Student Hannah Huber

Robert H. Elias Prize 2016-17 Is Awarded to English Department Doctoral Student Hannah Huber

Graduate student receives national recognition for her trailblazing study of Lily Bart, from Edith Wharton's "The House of Mirth", as an example of the pathological restlessness caused by the late 19th-century American urban environment

Sara Schwebel publishes the book

Sara Schwebel publishes the book "Island of the Blue Dolphins: The Complete Reader's Edition" (UC Press, 2016)

Associate Professor of English has published the first ever critical edition of this novel.

USC English Department welcomes new faculty

USC English Department welcomes new faculty

Assistant Professor Qiandi Liu and Associate Professor Michael Dowdy have joined the USC Department of English Language and Literature

 

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