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UIC Faculty to Participate in Moby-Dick Read-A-Thon

The Newberry Library is hosting a Moby-Dick Read-A-Thon this weekend (January 19-20, 2019) in celebration of the author’s two-hundredth birthday. UIC English faculty Pete Coviello, Robin Grey, Maryanne Lyons, and John Casey will…

Robin Gayle Receives Teacher Recognition Program Award

Senior Lecturer Robin Gayle has been named as one of the 14 faculty recognized as part of the 2018-2019 Teacher Recognition Program. Awarded by the Office of the Provost and Vice Chancellor for…

Faculty Book Named in Artforum's "Best Books of 2018"

Professor Pete Coviello’s Long Players: A Love Story in Eighteen Songs has been named among Artforum’s Best Books of 2018. Says Gayle Salamon: “In this memoir about love, stepparenthood, loss, grief, sex, friendship,…

Prof. Urrea Wins Jack D. Rittenhouse Award

Luis Alberto Urrea, LAS Distinguished Professor of English, has received the Jack D. Rittenhouse Award from PubWest, the leading trade association for small- and medium-sized book publishers. From the article on PubWest’s site:…

English Grads Receive Grad College Awards

Recent PhD and current English Education lecturer Kate Sjostrom has won the Graduate College’s Annual Outstanding Thesis and Dissertation Award for 2018 for The Thread that Makes the Cloth: Narrative as the Fabric…

Students read creative work at Open Mic

I am UIC: Open-mic night welcomes all writers

I am UIC: Open-mic night welcomes all writers by: Temitope Odedoyin todedo2@uic.edu November 1, 2018 On Oct. 26, Office of Undergraduate Studies in English hosted an open-mic night themed “haunted,” allowing student to orally…

UIC Ranked Among Top Ten "Best Value" Universities

The University of Illinois at Chicago is ranked No. 7 on the “Best Values” list — just behind Harvard University — in this year’s Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education rankings.