News

Deborah Lutz wins Huntington fellowship

Deborah Lutz wins Huntington fellowship

Prof. Deborah Lutz has been awarded a research fellowship (short term) from the Huntington Library, in California. She will continue research on her book project, now called "Paper Art and Craft: Victorian Writers and Their Materials," with a focus on the Huntington's collection of late eighteenth- and nineteenth-century paper crafts, especially the valentines, greeting cards, scrapbooks, and paper dolls collected by Zelda Walker Gaudin.

Deborah Lutz wins Huntington fellowship - Read More…

Mark Mattes wins research grant

Mark Mattes wins research grant

Mark Mattes has won a competitive “Grants to Scholars” award from the Friends of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries. Dr. Mattes will use the $2,000 grant to conduct research in the Lyman Copeland Draper collections at the Wisconsin Historical Society for his book project Archival Apocrypha: Indigenous Writing and the Figure of Logan in Colonial and Native American History. This project explores the writing and archiving of information about the Cayuga-Mingo tribal leader Logan (Tachnechdorus).

Mark Mattes wins research grant - Read More…

Kiki Petrosino receives NEA fellowship

Kiki Petrosino receives NEA fellowship

The National Endowment for the Arts announced that Kiki Petrosino is one of 35 poets who will receive an FY 2019 Creative Writing Fellowship.

Kiki Petrosino receives NEA fellowship - Read More…

Short story collection by Sarah Strickley

Short story collection by Sarah Strickley

Sarah Strickley has published a collection of short stories, Fall Together.

Short story collection by Sarah Strickley - Read More…

New Issue of Miracle Monocle

New Issue of Miracle Monocle

We are pleased to announce the release of Issue X of Miracle Monocle, the University of Louisville's online literary journal.

New Issue of Miracle Monocle - Read More…

University Writing Center wins A&S Community Service Award

University Writing Center wins A&S Community Service Award

The University of Louisville Writing Center has won the Community Service Award from the College of Arts & Sciences

University Writing Center wins A&S Community Service Award - Read More…

New Issue of THRESHOLDS

New Issue of THRESHOLDS

The second issue of the online journal thresholds--co-edited by Assistant Professor of English Frances McDonald--is now live. Thresholds is a digital zine, with each issue custom-designed to generate provocative collisions of art and ideas. Issue nr. 2, "Traces," is "a collective writing experiment loosely based on the works of media theorist Siegfried Zielinski.

New Issue of THRESHOLDS - Read More…

PhD Students Win CCCC Awards

PhD Students Win CCCC Awards

PhD candidates Ashanka Kumari and Khirsten Echols have each received a highly competitive Scholars for the Dream Travel Award from CCCC. This is a very competitive national travel award for graduate students, and will allow Ashanka and Khirsten to travel to Kansas City in March to share their work at the CCCC conference.

PhD Students Win CCCC Awards - Read More…

Meet Social Justice Scholar Laura Tetreault

Meet Social Justice Scholar Laura Tetreault

Laura Tetreault's research interests include cultural rhetorics; gender studies; contemporary intersectional queer, feminist, and antiracist activism; social justice informed pedagogies; new media and multimodal composition; and translingual approaches to the study and teaching of writing.

Meet Social Justice Scholar Laura Tetreault - Read More…

English Department Alumni: Ryan Ridge

English Department Alumni: Ryan Ridge

Ryan Ridge, Alumni '06, will read at the Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture in February after being awarded the 2017 Italo Calvino Prize.

English Department Alumni: Ryan Ridge - Read More…

Megan Hartline wins 2017 CCCC Chair’s Memorial Scholarhip

Megan Hartline wins 2017 CCCC Chair’s Memorial Scholarhip

Megan Hartline, a fourth year doctoral candidate in rhetoric and composition at the University of Louisville, has won a 2017 CCCC Chairs’ Memorial Scholarship. The Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC) is a constituent organization within the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE).

Megan Hartline wins 2017 CCCC Chair’s Memorial Scholarhip - Read More…

Susan Ryan publishes new book with Oxford

Susan Ryan publishes new book with Oxford

Susan Ryan (Associate Professor and Acting Chair) has published her latest book, "The Moral Economies of American Authorship", with Oxford University Press.

Susan Ryan publishes new book with Oxford - Read More…

Laura Tetreault wins 2017 CCCC Gloria Anzaldúa Rhetorician Award

Laura Tetreault wins 2017 CCCC Gloria Anzaldúa Rhetorician Award

UofL’s Department of English Laura Tetreault is one-of-three recipients of the 2017 CCCC Gloria Anzaldúa Rhetorician Award.

Laura Tetreault wins 2017 CCCC Gloria Anzaldúa Rhetorician Award - Read More…