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.
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.
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 [...]
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.
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has reached the quarterfinal round of this year’s Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award (General Fiction category) for her unpublished novel The Prostitutes of Lake Wobegon.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 [...]
Christina Fitzgerald, Associate Professor of English, has co-edited (with John T. Sebastian of Loyola University New Orleans) a new anthology of medieval British drama for Broadview Press: The Broadview Anthology of Medieval Drama (http://www.broadviewpress.com/product.php?productid=1146&cat=0&page=1). The anthology aims to present the full range of drama from Britain from the earliest centuries through 1576, including plays originally [...]
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 [...]