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 [...]
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).
In his 35 years at the University of Toledo, Tom Barden has influenced the lives of countless students. “There are times that I still look at him as my teacher,” said Daniel Compora, an associate English professor who was one of Barden’s students in the 1980s. “I realize I’m only here because of the influence [...]
Dr. Tom Barden, dean of the Honors College and professor of English, has been named the 2012-14 Phi Kappa Phi Scholar. He is the first UT representative to win this award. Read the full story here: http://utnews.utoledo.edu/index.php/08_09_2012/phi-kappa-phi-honor-society-recognizes-dean
Congratulations to English major and UT Honors student Morrison (Sunny) Wilson. Her paper, “The Joy of the Invisible World,” was selected for publication in the Spring 2012 issue of the Honors Aisthesis Journal. Morrison Wilson is a sophomore with a second major in American Studies and a minor in Disability Studies. She plans to study [...]
English major Erica Olschansky has been awarded the 2012 Dean’s Essay Prize for her Honors paper titled “’I Can’t Be Sure If He’s Faking’: Holocaust Testimony and the Unreliable Narrator in Art Spiegelman’s Maus.” Dr. Ben Stroud directed the thesis. Erica will be recognized at the LLSS Honors Ceremony on May 4th. [From Sara Lundquist, [...]
Senior English major Emily Corey has won the North American Conference on British Studies Undergraduate Essay Prize for her departmental honors thesis, “‘I Want to Be So Much Worthier’: The Dollhouse in Dickens’s Little Dorrit and Our Mutual Friend.” No more than six prizes are awarded per year, for students working on all fields of [...]
Emily Corey for “’I want to be so much worthier’: The Dollhouse in Dickens’s Little Dorrit and Our Mutual Friend.” Honors essay directed by Dr. Melissa Gregory Matthew Jex for “The Nostalgic Feudal System in Macbeth and Throne of Blood.” Honors essay directed by Dr. Matthew Wikander AND Robert Berry for “Earth: A Comprehensive [...]
The UT Urban Affairs Center Press has become The University of Toledo Press. Members of the English Department and External Affairs signed a memorandum of understanding that states publishing will continue with faculty and graduate students responsible for editing, and staff in the University Marketing Office taking on graphic design and promotion. Co-editors of the [...]
English major and Honors Student Josh Mooney’s article “A ‘Non-Lanier’ Approach to Arthur: The Influence of Steinbeck’s Childhood Edition of Malory” has been published in The Steinbeck Review 7(1) Spring 2010, p. 70-75.