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English Department

Physical Address:
200 Brink Hall

Mailing Address:
English Department
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1102
Moscow, Idaho 83844-1102

Phone: 208-885-6156

Fax: 208-885-5944

Email: englishdept@uidaho.edu

Web: English

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Praise Continues for Blanchfield's "Proxies"

Posted Wed, 13 Dec 2017 13:37:00 -0800

"Proxies," the latest book from College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences Assistant Professor Brian Blanchfield in the Department of English continues to gain recognition in the press. In addition to receiving a Whiting Award in Nonfiction and a finalist for the PEN Center USA 2017 Literary Award, the book was recently named to The New Statesman's 2017 Books of the Year list. Proxies has also been reviewed by The Guardian, The Times Literary Supplement, The Financial Times and London Magazine.

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19 CLASS Students Receive Alumni Excellence Awards

Posted Wed, 06 Dec 2017 09:21:00 -0800

On Friday, Dec. 8, 19 students from the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences will be honored with an Alumni Award for Excellence. This is award is given by the University of Idaho Alumni Association to undergraduate seniors, graduate students and law students who have achieved outstanding academic success and have demonstrated career and professional preparation; campus and community leadership and involvement, or are leaders in the classroom, laboratory, campus and community. CLASS students made up 38 percent of the total award recipients. Read more

Celebration for Jodie Nicotra's New Book Dec. 7

Posted Tue, 05 Dec 2017 15:01:00 -0800

Join the Department of English and the University of Idaho Library from 11-11:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, on the first floor of the library, for a reception celebrating Jodie Nicotra's new book, "Becoming Rhetorical: Analyzing and Composing in a Multimedia World." The celebration will include coffee, tea and cookies. For more information, contact U of I's Department of English at 208-885-6156.

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BuzzFeed Culture Writer to Hold Book Reading at UI Oct. 12

Posted Tue, 03 Oct 2017 09:06:00 -0700

Anne Helen Petersen, a senior culture writer for the popular website BuzzFeed, will visit the University of Idaho to read from her new book “Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud: The Rise and Reign of the Unruly Woman.” The book analyzes and discusses female celebrities, such as Melissa McCarthy and Nicki Minaj, who have achieved success while challenging stereotypical ideas of femininity. Read more

International Bestselling Author David Shields to Visit Moscow

Posted Tue, 29 Aug 2017 13:48:00 -0700

David Shields, a bestselling American author and the University of Idaho’s 2017 Distinguished Visiting Writer in Creative Nonfiction, will give a free public reading at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13, in the 1912 Center’s Great Room.

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English Department

Physical Address:
200 Brink Hall

Mailing Address:
English Department
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1102
Moscow, Idaho 83844-1102

Phone: 208-885-6156

Fax: 208-885-5944

Email: englishdept@uidaho.edu

Web: English

Directory Map