A story in UTNews covers the recognition of recipients of the winners of the 2013 Shapiro Writing Contest, the recipients of Kalmbach Scholarships, and Prof. Joel Lipman, for his elevation to Professor Emeritus. Read the whole story here.
English major Lavelle Ridley will be working on a special research project during Summer 2013. His proposal, “The Reconstructive Imagination of the Later Poetry of Herbert Woodward Martin, 1980-2008,” has been chosen for funding by The Office of Undergraduate Research. His faculty sponsor is Dr. Carmen Phelps. Lavelle will take advantage of the extensive collection [...]
Sam Fetters has a consistent academic record of achieving the highest standards, evident in his GPA of 3.95 in his English major. His English Honors thesis on the Cleveland poet d.a. levy was innovative and ambitious and continues to attract attention from Levy’s readers and friends, many of whom have contacted Sam with questions and [...]
The Department of English Language and Literature and the Composition Program are delighted to announce the winners of the 2013 Shapiro Essay Revision Contest. There were 132 participants from all college ranks and departments. $500 Bradley Sommer $400 Zachary Dietrich $300 Zachary Feit $200 Anthony Mecurio $100 Audrey Miklovic $75 winners: Jeanette Beerbower; Devin Brown; [...]
The Fall 2012 Issue of The Mill, UT’s Literary Journal, is now available. The Mill publishes poetry, short fiction, and art by University of Toledo students. It is edited and produced each academic semester. Two pieces, one fiction and one poetry, are awarded top honors. The honors for Fall 2012 go to Morag Hastie for [...]
This is Jana Lintz and her defense committee only moments after she successfully defended her Honors thesis, “A Positive Look at the Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis: How This Effect Affects Language” (left-to-right, Profs. Melinda Reichelt and Mel Gregory, Lintz, Visiting Prof. Heather Blakemore).
The Mill had their first Open Mic of the semester on October 5, at Ukazoo Used Books. An intimate event, it went well. Mill staff led the readings; with Dave Hartwig, Lindsay Vreeland, and Ryan Duckett (left-to-right, below) reading their poetry and Felicia Preece (seen watching at the far left in the upper photo) reading [...]
The Mill is now accepting submissions for its Fall 2012 edition. See the PDF flyer with all the details. Also, any questions should be directed to Lindsay Vreeland <Lindsay.firstname.lastname@example.org>.
. Second-year English graduate student Felicia Preece presented her paper “It must have ended somewhere”: Lost Youth and Innocence in Hemingway’s Northern Michigan Landscapes” at the 15th Biennial International Ernest Hemingway Society Conference, held in Petoksey, MI from June 17-26th. .
. UT English Major publishes “urban fantasy” novel, titled Soul Hunter. Her book is out. Right now it’s available in traditional format (hard copy) through Amazon and Barnes and Noble; it is also available in kindle format through Amazon. In about a month it will be available in Nook format, and through Powells and Baker [...]