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What Do You Do With An English Major?

What do you do with two degrees in English, you ask? VCU English BA and MA graduate Aíne Norris has the answer! Featured in the latest post on “Dear English Major” blog, Aíne details her journey from her first post-collegiate employment at Apple Retail to her current post as Senior Communications Administrator at Virginia Commonwealth…

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“A Few Words with David Wojahn” on For the Scribe

David Wojahn shares insights into his latest collection of poetry, For the Scribe, in the current issue of the College of Humanities & Sciences’ online newsletter. Wojahn is an award-winning poet of nine poetry collections including this, his most recent work. For the Scribe continues his explorations of the interstices between the public and the…

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Dr. Cristina Stanciu Receives NEH Stipend Award

Congratulations go out to Assistant Professor Cristina Stanciu who received a $6,000 summer stipend from the National Endowment of the Humanities in support of her second book, “The Makings and Unmakings of Americans: Indians and Immigrants in American Literature and Culture, 1879-1924,” which is under contract with Yale University Press. In “The Makings and Unmakings of Americans,” Stanciu will show…

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Interview with Alum Patty Smith in VCU News

English alum Patty Smith (MFA/Fiction ’01), author of The Year of Needy Girls, is interviewed in the March 30th edition of VCU News.  Patty’s debut novel examines homophobia, false accusations and community unrest. Patty explains, “I was teaching in Cambridge, Massachusetts, years ago, in a fifth/sixth-grade classroom, when a young boy in Cambridge was abducted,…

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Golumbia Speaks at boundary 2 Symposium

Associate Professor David Golumbia presented “Mirowski as Critic of the Digital” at the boundary 2 symposium titled “Neoliberalism, Its Ontology and Genealogy: The Work and context of Philip Mirowski.” The symposium took place at the University of Pittsburgh on March 18. Well done, David!

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