Professor LeAnne Howe was interviewed by Wasafiri: International Contemporary Writing, following the Native American Literature Symposium (NALS) in Mystic Lake, Minnesota.
Professor Reginald McKnight has won a Pushcart Prize for his short story "Float," which first appeared in The Georgia Review's Spring 2016 issue.
Iowa newspaper The Daily Iowan featured a story about Dr. Ed Pavlić's reading at Prairie Lights Books & Cafe in Iowa City, Iowa.. Dr. Pavlić read from his 2015 book Who Can Afford to Improvise? James Baldwin and Black Music, the Lyric and the Listeners.
Sarah Mayo, a fourth-year doctoral student in the Department of English, has been awarded the Social Science Research Council’s International Dissertation Research Fellowship funded by the Andrew W.
Barbara McCaskill's parents grew up in the segregated South under Jim Crow laws.