Welcome Our Incoming Fall 2017 MFAers…
August 16, 2017
Welcome the incoming MFAers of Fall 2017!
New Book by Postdoctoral Fellow Jason Price
July 24, 2017
Jason Price's new book, Animals and Desire in South African Fiction: Biopolitics and the Resistance to Colonization (Palgrave 2017) discusses the political potential of affective experiences of desire as reflected in contemporary South African literature.
2017 Undergraduate Scholarships and Awards
June 30, 2017
Congratulations to the recipients of the 2017 Undergraduate Scholarships and Awards!
New Book by Shimomura and Brinegar
July 21, 2017
Sachi Shimomura and John Brinegar, along with Sachi's father, Osamu Shimomura, have collaborated to write a narrative of Osamu Shimomura's unexpected path to the Nobel Prize in an aptly titled book, Luminous Pursuit: Jellyfish, GFP, and the Unforeseen Path to the Nobel Prize (World Scientific 2017).
In Memoriam: Richard Karl Priebe (1943-2017)
June 16, 2017
The Virginia Commonwealth University Department of English is saddened to report that Professor Emeritus Richard Karl Priebe passed away on June 9, 2017.
English Grads to Serve in Peace Corps
June 12, 2017
English department graduates Erin Geraghty and Erica Ingram will share their knowledge of the English language by serving stints in the Peace Corps.
2017 Levis Reading Price Semi-Finalists
June 1, 2017
The following poetry collections have been listed as semi-finalists for the 2017 Levis Reading Prize:
VCU Cabell First Novelist 2017 Semi-Finalists
June 28, 2017
The VCU Cabell First Novelist Award Committee announced mid-June the semi-finalists for the 2017 award: