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Posted Fri, 12 Jan 2018 16:37:00 -0800The Graduate & Professional Student Association will have a reading at noon Wednesday, Jan. 17, on the first floor of the University of Idaho Library. This reading will focus on the subject of peace and world literature. The featured speaker will be Erin James from the English department.
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.
Posted Wed, 06 Dec 2017 09:21:00 -0800On 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
Posted Tue, 05 Dec 2017 15:01:00 -0800Join 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.
Posted Tue, 03 Oct 2017 09:06:00 -0700Anne 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
Access to LGBTQA Literature
Creative Writing student Keegan Lawler built an online database to help others access LGBTQA literature.