English Professor wins prestigious Book Award

Dr. Parkes's book "Children's Literature and Capitalism: Fictions of Social Mobility in Britain, 1850-1914" was published in fall 2012.

Congratulations Dr. Parkes

Distinguished Instructor Award Winner

Distinguished Instructor Award Winner

Dr. Judith Leggatt has won the 2012 Distinguished Instructor Award.

Congratulations Judith

From all the Faculty, Lecturers and Staff in the Department of English.

English/Women's Studies Graduate Student wins Award

English/Women's Studies Graduate Student wins Award

Holly Morgan, an MA student in English with a Specialization in Women's Studies, was awarded a prize for best graduate student paper at the 12th annual conference of the South Asian Literary Association in Seattle on January 4-5, 2012. She received the award for her paper "Slipping into the Cracks: Performances of Gender and Culture in Shani Mootoo's Valmiki's Daughter," based on her SSHRC-funded research on culture, gender, and sexuality in South Asian Diasporic Literature, under the supervision of Dr. Anna Guttman.
Congratulations Holly!

New Professor Emerita

New Professor Emerita

Dr. Margaret MacLean has been awarded the title of Professor Emerita. 

Congratulations Margaret!

Distinguished Instructor Award nomination

Distinguished Instructor award nomination

Dr. Judith Leggatt has been nominated by her piers for the Distinguished Instructor Award.

Congratulations and good luck Judith!

Dr. C. Parkes publishes book

The English Department is pleased to announce the publication of a new book by Dr. Christopher Parkes, Associate Professor and Graduate Coordinator.

Children's Literature and Capitalism: Fictions of Social Mobility in Britain, 1850-1914 (published by Palgrave Macmillan) explores the changing relationship between the child and capitalist society in the works of some of the most important authors of the Victorian and Edwardian periods.

A book launch is slated for Friday, Nov. 9 (more details on poster). 

Congratulations Dr. Parkes!

Contract Lecturer Award

Cindy Soldan was awarded the Contract Lecturer Award 

Congratulations Cindy