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The Department of English congratulates Dr. Albert Rivero for receiving the Way Klingler Fellowship for Humanities/Social Sciences. The award, offering three years of support for research, is one of the University's top honors for scholarship.

Congratulations to Dr. Leah Flack, who became the eighth faculty member in the English Department to receive Marquette’s university-wide Teaching Excellence Award.

The English Department is pleased to announce that Dr. Rebecca Nowacek has been awarded a Mellon Grant for her project "The WRITE Program: Sponsoring Undergraduate Research to Improve Undergraduate Writing Instruction."

The English Department congratulates CJ Hribal for receiving the Goldenberg Prize for Fiction for his story, "Do I Look Sick to You?: Notes on How to Make Love to a Cancer Patient." The story was selected by Ha Jin to appear in the spring issue of the Bellevue Literary Review.

The English Department congratulates Dr. Cedric Burrows, who was awarded a Rynne Research Fellowship from the Center for Peacemaking for his project “Rhetorical Crossover: The Black Rhetorical Presence in White Culture.”

Dr. Liza Strakhov, Assistant Professor of English and Andrew W. Mellon Fellow in Critical Bibliography, received recognition for her interdisciplinary research on the History of the Book. Cheers, Liza!

Congratulations to Dr. Claire Barber-Stetson, who has been named the Klingler College of Arts & Sciences’ Part-Time Faculty Member of the Year.

The English Department congratulates Anna Miller for receiving the Klingler College of Arts & Sciences’ Award for Undergraduate Scholar of the Year.

The English Department congratulates Megan Knowles, English Department WINE major, for being named the Outstanding Senior of the English Department for 2017.

Dr. Gerry Canavan was interviewed by Wisconsin Public Radio on a recent resurgence in the popularity of George Orwell's 1984. The full interview can be found here.

The Spring 2017 issue of the English Department's newsletter is now available at http://www.muenglishnews.com​. Thank you to interns Katie Ciesiulka and Catherine McCoy for their ​hard work on developing this newsletter.

Congratulations to Dr. Gerry Canavan for winning the 2016 Way-Klingler Young Scholar Award!

Congratulations to recent Marquette English graduate Michael Welch for winning the Florence Kahn Memorial Award from the National Federation of State Poetry Societies! Michael's poetry collection, But Sometimes I Remember, is now available in print from NFSPS Press.

Dr. Gerry Canavan was interviewed by CBS 58 on Sunday Morning Spotlight (10/9/16) regarding the original manuscripts of famed English author J.R.R. Tolkien being housed on Marquette University's campus. Click here to view the video.


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