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Director of Program for Writers published in DIAGRAM

Director of the Program for Writers and Professor of English Cris Mazza recently published a semi-biographical, semi-historical piece of fiction in Diagram regarding her father’s experiences in WWII. The story is titled “Ask…

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…