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!
Coastal Works; Cultures on the Atlantic Edge (Oxford University Press, 2017), edited by Nicholas Allen, Nick Groom and Jos Smith, was recently reviewed by The Times Literary Supplement. In her review, Pamela Clemit notes that "Coastal Works gives a new turn
The First-year Composition Program (Christy Desmet, Deborah Miller, Sara Steger, and Robby Nadler) won an SEC 2017-18 SEC Faculty Travel Program Award in collaboration with their First-year Writing Program counterparts at the University of Alabama.
Dedicated to the late expat American poet Gustaf Sobin (1935-2005), Andrew Zawacki's poetry book Arrow's shadow has just appeared in England from the Jesus College, Cambridge, publisher Equipage.