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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

Email: englishdept@uidaho.edu

Web: English

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The Arithmetic of Compassion: How Psychology, Literature Help Explain Response to Pandemic

Posted 4/16/2021 8:23:00 PM

This podcast of “Public Health on Call” hosted by Colleen Barry and produced by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health was posted on April 16. There are psychological and cognitive obstacles to compassion, especially against an invisible virus. Dr. Paul Slovic, a psychology professor at the University of Oregon, and his son Dr. Scott Slovic, a literature professor at the University of Idaho talk with guest host Dr. Read more

Kerr Book Is Among Finalists for Annual Prose Award

Posted 1/28/2021 9:38:00 PM

A book published last year by Ashley Kerr, assistant professor of Spanish, was selected as one of three finalists for the 2021 PROSE Award from the Association of American Publishers (AAP). “Sex, Skulls and Citizens: Gender and Racial Science in Argentina (1860-1910)” argues that Indigenous and Creole women played a fundamental role in the development of Argentine racial science and its application to efforts to control Indigenous populations as the nation modernized and expanded. Read more

Latest Book by Ron McFarland Focuses on Fishing

Posted 1/26/2021 7:20:00 PM

The latest book by retired English professor Ron McFarland is a collection of poems, essays and stories about McFarland’s fishing experiences from Idaho’s lakes and streams to the Florida coast. “Professor McFarland in Reel Time” was published by A Word with You Press and is available at BookPeople of Moscow and online. McFarland, a professor emeritus, began teaching at U of I in 1970. Read more

Barb Kirchmeier Recognized as Innovative Educator for Written Communication for Second Year

Posted 10/29/2020 9:57:00 PM

University of Idaho alumna and writing instructor Barb Kirchmeier was recognized by the Idaho State Board of Education’s General Education Committee and Capital Educators Credit Union as this year’s Innovative Educator for Written Communication. It is the second consecutive year that Barb, who earned her bachelor’s degree, Master of Education and Master of Arts in English from U of I, was recognized for exceptional ability as a teacher. Read more

Short Story by U of I Professor Published in Award-Winning Magazine

Posted 9/9/2020 11:44:00 PM

A short story by Daniel Orozco, associate professor of English at University of Idaho, will appear in the Fall edition of Zoetrope:All-Story, an internationally acclaimed art and fiction magazine. The story, “Leave No Trace,” is among an array of short stories published by Orozco, who teaches fiction writing and is the author of “Orientation and Other Stories,” a book of short stories published by Faber and Faber. Read more

Students Create Multimedia Experiences for Forest Service

English class creates podcasts and infographics for interactive kiosks

Read about the kiosks

Artists and Scientists

The Confluence Lab Tackles Environmental Issues

Read about Confluence

Experience on the Set

Students gain experience on the set of the faculty-led, new psychological thriller, “Wake.”

Read the Story

Interdisciplinary Research Lab Integrates Humanities, Social Sciences and Sciences

Read About The Lab

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

Email: englishdept@uidaho.edu

Web: English

Map