An April 26, 2013 article in UTNews recognizes Assoc. Prof. Christina Fitzgerald’s work in co-editing an anthology of Medieval drama. Read the full story at the UTNews website.
Prof. Douglas W. Coleman conducted a workshop at the Fifth Annual Ohio University CALL Conference on computer-assisted language learning, April 19th 2013, Athens, Ohio. His hands-on workshop was titled “New Victoria: An OpenSim Virtual World for ESL Learning.” Participants visited the 3D virtual world of New Victoria, an imaginary mid-Atlantic island where English is spoken. [...]
Jane Bradley has been named Outstanding Faculty Researcher 2013! She will be honored at an Awards Ceremony and Banquet on April 22nd. About our outstanding researcher, Matt Wikander writes: “When Jane Bradley came to the University of Toledo in 1990, she had just published her first collection of short stories, Powerlines, named a notable book [...]
Hunger to Hunger, a book of poetry assembled by David Baker, originally published at UT by Tim Geiger’s Aureole Press, has been digitally republished by the Kenyon Review. Tim’s edition was “printed on a Vandercook Simple Precision-15 press and features a unique multi-signature, tri-fold design, Mohawk Superfine papers, and Tiziano wrap-around covers.” See details at [...]
Prof. Andrew Mattison has recently published a follow-up to his 2007 book (Milton’s Uncertain Eden), The Unimagined in the English Renaissance: Poetry and the limits of mimesis (Fairleigh Dickinson University Press). It was written up in the print version of UT News (March 25, 2013). Read all about it on his Publications Page.
(Click on the image to enlarge it.) Prof. Douglas W. Coleman conducted a hands-on session titled “OpenSim Basics,” an introduction to the use of OpenSim for language learning, at the 2013 Annual Convention of TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages) in Dallas, TX, March 20-23. “OpenSim Basics” was a 70-minute “mini-workshop” offered [...]
Sean Shannon, graduate of the University of Toledo’s English Department (B.A. in Creative Writing, M.A. in English Literature) has reached the quarterfinal round of this year’s Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award (General Fiction category) for her unpublished novel The Prostitutes of Lake Wobegon. The list of all quarterfinalists is now available through the contest site at [...]
English Department Lecturer Dr. Deborah M. Coulter-Harris read from her new book The Queen of Sheba: Legend, Literature and Lore and signed copies on Friday, Feb. 15, at 6 p.m. at the Barnes & Noble bookstore at UT’s Gateway. Among the attendees were thirty-five faculty colleagues and friends, including former Honors Dean Tom Barden, Lucas [...]
Retired member of the English Department faculty Guy Szuberla published “Craig Rice’s Chicago and J.J. Malone” in Midamerica: The Yearbook of the Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature, 38 (2011): 69-81. During the 1940s, Rice was a prolific author of detective and mystery stories; her most popular creation was the lawyer and detective, J.J. [...]
English Department Lecturer Deborah M. Coulter-Harris’s new book, The Queen of Sheba, is now available: http://www.mcfarlandpub.com/book-2.php?id=978-0-7864-6969-7. Print ISBN: 978-0-7864-6969-7 (available from Amazon) Ebook ISBN: 978-1-4766-0099-4 (available from Barnes & Noble) appendices, notes, bibliography, index softcover (6 x 9) 2013 Part I of this book begins with a scriptural study of all Sheba references, particularly the [...]