English Department

English Professor Wins Inaugural Faculty Mentor Award

A Nebraska Wesleyan University English professor and Coordinator of Services for Students with Disabilities has been recognized by her peers for generously devoting time and energy to mentoring faculty.

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Professors Ken Keith, John Walker Return to NWU to Deliver Kloefkorn Lecture

Two long-time NWU professors will return to campus on Thursday, November 2, to deliver the annual William C.

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President of Center for Media Literacy to Discuss Redefining Media Relationships and Culture

Tessa Jolls will deliver the lecture on Thursday, April 20 at 4 p.m. in the learning commons area, located on the first floor of Cochrane-Woods Library.

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Spring Writers Series Features Poets

Poet Brenda Shaughnessy, associate professor of English and creative writing at Rutgers University-Newark, will give a reading on Thursday, March 30. Poet and essayist Brian Blanchfield, visiting faculty at The Iowa Writers’ Workshop, will give a reading on Thursday, April 13.

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Student Finds Voice at Prestigious Juniper Writing Institute

English and gender studies major Abby Feden thought she had a strong writer's voice when she left for the Juniper Summer Writing Institute last summer.

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Surgical Assistant Turned English Professor to Discuss How Research Enriches Creative Process

A former surgical assistant and current Nebraska Wesleyan University English professor who found herself more interested in writing about surgery than performing it, will deliver the university’s annual Faculty Scholarship Presentation on Wednesday, January 25.

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Visiting Writers Series to Include Renowned Poet Claudia Rankine

Renowned poet Claudia Rankine will headline Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Visiting Writers Series.

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Kloefkorn Writers Series to Feature Nebraska Poet

Nebraska poet Marjorie Saiser will deliver the William C.

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NWU Marks Shakespeare Anniversary With Renaissance Expert, Rare Collection, Theatre Productions

To honor the 400th anniversary of playwright William Shakespeare's death, Stephen Buhler, an expert in renaissance literature, will deliver the lecture, "Eloquence in Action: Rhetorics of Response in Shakespeare" at Nebraska Wesleyan University.

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Feature Writer, Poet, Novelist Highlight Spring Visiting Writers Series

A feature writer, poet and novelist will highlight Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Spring Visiting Writers Series.

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