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Systems Shift: Creating and Navigating Change in Rhetoric and Composition Administration Faculty Books

December 12, 2023 by | News

In 2017, Dr. Aurora Matzke (English) and a few colleagues started having casual conversations about how systems and networks stymie efforts to create more inclusive programs and institutions. Everything from academic labor issues and workplace boundaries to inclusive assessment benchmarks and equitable service requirements. Soon thereafter, Dr. Matzke and these colleagues presented this topic on

Photojournalism Students Receiving Hands-On Experience

July 31, 2023 by | News

Each weekend, “Local Lens” in the Voice of OC features photo essays by Wilkinson journalism students who have covered and engaged with a wide swath of Orange County life, from civic engagement events such as The Great American Write In, to walking Orange County’s coastline. Recently, Visual Journalism student Jack Sunblad published Orange County Debuts

Faculty Books: Rim to River A book by Tom Zoellner

April 7, 2023 by | News

Wilkinson College English professor Tom Zoellner (whose Island on Fire: The Revolt that Ended Slavery in the British Empire won the 2020 National Book Critics Circle Award for the best nonfiction book) recently published Rim to River: Looking into the Heart of Arizona – a story about his 46-day journey hiking through the redrock country

Intelligent Entertainment Richard Bausch’s latest Novel, Playhouse

March 21, 2023 by | News

Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences congratulates Richard Bausch (English), on the publication of his latest work, Playhouse  (Alfred A Knopf, 2023). The story takes place in Memphis, Tennessee, where a theater company is putting together a production of Shakespeare’s King Lear for its gala opening, just after a complete renovation. But, the

Renewal Symposium for Faculty of Color

May 20, 2022 by Julia Ainley | News

Dr. Renee Hudson, assistant professor of English in Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, recently accepted an invitation to attend the Faculty of Color Working Group (FoCWG) 2022 Symposium. The two-day virtual symposium focused on the theme “Renewal,” building community among faculty of color as they shared creative ideas, solutions, and strategies. The

Student Honored As Voice of OC’s Inaugural Tracy Wood Fellow 

May 17, 2022 by Amy Asmussen | News

Angelina Hicks (‘23, Strategic and Corporate Communications, Journalism) was selected as the inaugural Tracy A. Wood Fellow for the Voice of OC. “Angelina represents the best of what Wilkinson’s journalism program has to offer,” said Director of the Journalism Program Dr. Susan Paterno. “As a high school senior, Angelina won the English Department’s Talent Scholarship

The Conference on the American Short Story

April 26, 2022 by Carolyn Holt | News

  Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences recently hosted the Conference on the American Short Story in celebration of the art of short fiction. The conference was composed of several events including a short fiction workshop led by four local authors, dramatic readings of the authors’ short fiction work, a Literary (Pub)lishing Crawl,

Faculty Books: Dr. Martin Nakell on Consciousness

October 20, 2021 by Danielle Espiritu | News

Dr. Martin Nakell, (English), doesn’t subscribe to notions of the poet writing in isolation or imperatives to originality.  He embraces the chaotic nature of experience in his writing, and his most recent publication is no exception. Within Consciousness, Dr. Nakell’s latest collection of poems, readers will not find a strong devotion to the typical conventions

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

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