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Prof. Anna Kornbluh Wins Graduate Mentoring Award

Anna Kornbluh, Associate Professor of English and incoming Director of Graduate Studies for Fall 2021 has won the UIC Graduate College’s Graduate Mentoring Award for Arts and Humanities. The award honors “excellence and…

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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…