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Daniel Borzutzky's Poetry Reviewed in "The New Yorker"

Assistant Professor of English and Latin American and Latino Studies Daniel Borzutzky‘s latest book of poetry, Written After a Massacre in the Year 2018, was reviewed in The New Yorker by Hannah Aizenman…

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UIC English Alumni Win Outstanding Book Award

Unsettling Education: Searching for Ethical Footing in a Time of Reform, the work of co-editors and UIC English alumni Kate Sjostrom (PhD ’18) and Brian Charest (PhD ’13), has won the 2021 Society…

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UIC English PhD Alumna Wins Elixir Press Poetry Award

Brianna Noll’s The Era of Discontent was chosen for the 2020 Elixir Press Poetry Award and is available now. Professor Christina Pugh says that The Era of Discontent “invites us into a wondrous…

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Peter Coviello's "Vineland Reread" a NYT New & Noteworthy Book

Professor Peter Coviello’s latest book, Vineland Reread, was named a New York Times New & Noteworthy title for the week of January 12, 2021. A meditation on Thomas Pynchon’s Vineland, Coviello’s book argues…

Jennifer Rupert Wins Teaching Award

It’ll come as no surprise to her students that Senior Lecturer Jennifer Rupert is one of the 2020-21 winners of the Teaching Recognition Program (TRP) award. A campus-wide initiative, TRP recognizes teaching excellence…

Mary Anne Mohanraj Featured on Radio Shows

On Thursday, November 19, Mohanraj was featured on Wisconsin Public Radio’s “The Larry Meiller Show,” and on Monday, November 23, she joined the hosts on “A Public Affair” on WORT – Madison to…