At the annual 4C (Conference on College Composition and Communication) meeting, Robby Nadler, Kristen Miller (Head of the Division of Biology), and Christy Desmet received the Council on Basic Writing's Award for Innovation for UGA's Science Writing Project.
Books for sale in front of Park Hall from Monday, March 19th through Friday, March 23rd from 9am to 3pm! Sponsored by the English Graduate Organization and the Linguistics Society at UGA.
Christy Desmet is one of ten faculty members recognized as a 2018 Outstanding Professor by the Student Government Association (SGA). Honorees are chosen from student nominations, and Christy was nominated by graduate student Robby Nadler.
Rebecca Ross, who earned her English degree at UGA in 2012, has published a young adult fantasy novel entitled The Queen's Rising. Avid Bookshop on Prince Avenue will be hosting a book launch party on Friday, February 9th, from 6:00-7:00pm.
Dr. Ed Pavlic's essay on "Baldwin's Lonely Country" will appear in the Boston Review's special issue entitled Fifty Years Since MLK, available here . Other pieces commemorating MLK Day and Black History Month include Brandon M.
Elizabeth Swails has been awarded the 2018 Bezanson Fellowship for research conducted in the Melville Society Archive at the New Bedford Whaling Museum. Elizabeth is a fourth-year Ph.D. candidate working with Dr. Cody Marrs.
Dr. Jed Rasula's History of a Shiver: The Sublime Impudence of Modernism (Oxford University Press, 2016) has received the MLA's Matei Calinescu Prize, which is given to a distinguished work of scholarship in twentieth- or twentieth-century literature and thought.
Barbara McCaskill's Love, Liberation, and Escaping Slavery: William and Ellen Craft in Cultural Memory was featured on the nationally syndicated Criminal podcast ("In Plain Sight," Episode #59, 1/20/17). In a review of that episode published on the blog Cultural Front: A N
November is Native American Heritage month at the University of Georgia.
Congratulations to English major Madison Hogan for winning the Clearest Communication award in this year's Spotlight on the Arts 4 minutes, 33 seconds poster competition!