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Zoellner Brings Home The National Book Critics Circle Award

March 29, 2021 by | News

Wilkinson College Professor Tom Zoellner (Department of English) is the winner of the 2020 National Book Critics Circle Award in Nonfiction for his book, “Island on Fire: The Revolt That Ended Slavery in the British Empire,” published by Harvard University Press. “This book in particular, it was the voices of Jamaican and enslaved people that

2021 Faculty Career Champion

March 2, 2021 by Erin Berthon | News

  Creative Writing Professor Mildred Lewis, a published playwright, and screenwriter is Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Science’s 2021 Faculty Career Champion! Engaging Faculty plays a key role in preparing students for their future careers. This year, Career and Professional Development decided to celebrate the faculty who have positively impacted students through internship

Literature & Medicine Anna Leahy's Experience as a Medical Humanities Facilitator

February 25, 2021 by Anna Leahy, Director, MFA in Creative Writing  | English

Like many of my colleagues, I adjusted my career trajectory of the past year because the pandemic changed what was possible. Though I was able to hold a month-long writing residency in February, my sabbatical plans for the semester went awry after that. Not everyone can switch research and writing gears quickly, and I was

Q&A with the Newly Appointed Endowed Chair in American Presidential Studies

February 23, 2021 by | News

Political Science professor Dr. Lori Cox Han was recently named the inaugural Doy B. Henley Endowed Chair in American Presidential Studies, which will be housed in Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. Doy Henley moved to California from Illinois in the 1950s and raised a family while thriving as an entrepreneur, owning and operating

French Professor, Veronique Olivier, Facilitates Virtual Exchange with French Students

February 22, 2021 by Allison DeVries | Lang

While the pandemic is limiting international travel, French and American universities have found creative ways to strengthen their historical ties. Dr. Veronique Olivier (World Languages and Cultures) joins an elite group of sixteen projects selected for the Transitioning to Virtual Exchange program. Supported by the FACE Foundation, French Embassy in the US, and the US

Barnard Awarded 2021 CCCC Lavender Rhetorics Award for Excellence in Queer Scholarship’s Book Award

February 9, 2021 by | News

Dr. Ian Barnard (Department of English, Chapman University), has won the 2021 Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC) Lavender Rhetorics Award for Excellence in Queer Scholarship’s Book Award for, Sex Panic Rhetorics, Queer Interventions. The CCCC is an association within the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE). This award is presented annually to

Faculty Books: Dr. Amy Buono on the History of Color

February 8, 2021 by Samantha De La O | News

With her new book, A Cultural History of Color in the Renaissance, Dr. Amy Buono, Assistant professor in the Department of Art at Wilkinson College, hopes to provide a resource for anyone interested in exploring the rich history of culture and color in early modern Europe. Dr. Buono’s book is the third volume of the

Love Conquers All: Cupolo Awarded W.S. Porter Prize

February 6, 2021 by | News

  Lisa Cupolo (Creative Writing, Wilkinson College) is the winner of the 2020 W.S. Porter Prize for her short-story collection, Have Mercy On Us. Cupolo will receive $1,000 and a book publication by Regal House Publishing. The stories in Have Mercy On Us are all about love. How one chases love and falls short of

Faculty Books: Glaser Takes You on a Winding Journey Through Poetry

February 1, 2021 by Talisa Flores | News

Associate Professor Brian Glaser (English Department, Wilkinson College) takes the reader on  a winding journey through sentimental places, beloved family, tricky politics, and the elusive passing of time in his new book of poetry, Contradictions.  The Voice of Wilkinson sat down to chat with Dr. Glaser about his latest work. Voice of Wilkinson: Why the

Faculty Books: Victoria Carty on the Worldwide Immigration Crisis 

January 20, 2021 by | News

  Dr. Victoria Carty, Associate Professor of Sociology in Wilkinson College, explores recent world-wide migrations, the rise of nativism and white supremacy, and the important role of social movements in her most recent book, “The Immigration Crisis in Europe and the U.S.-Mexico Border in the Era of Heightened Nativism.” . The Voice of Wilkinson sat

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