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VCU Grads PhD-bound!

Four graduates of the MA Program have been accepted into PhD programs. Jake Hertz (MA/Research ’17) was accepted into Boston University’s competitive, nationally ranked program in English to study medieval literature. He was awarded a fully funded, five-year fellowship by the department. After receiving his Master’s degree in May, he looks forward to continuing to…

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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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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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The English Faculty Symposium: A Forum for Ideas on Research, Teaching, and Writing

The English Faculty Symposium is a new lecture series that will showcase the research of the faculty of the VCU Department of English. The series carries on the collegial tradition – across ranks, subfields, and communities – of First Friday, the department’s previous lecture series, which was curated by Professor Bryant Mangum for many years….

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Our lady of the pantsuit…

New faculty hire, Sonja Livingston, has just published her latest essay, “Our lady of the pantsuit: In praise — yes, praise! — of Hillary Clinton’s style.”  As Sonja puts it, on the eve of one of the most significant Presidential elections of our time, “It’s time we talk about pants….” You can check out the essay…

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