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Lennard Davis and Lanecelot Tauoa standing together

Professor Lennard Davis Covered On BBC

Lennard Davis has already written extensively about his personal history with DNA testing to confirm a family secret in his book Go Ask Your Father: One Man’s Obsession with Finding His Origins Through…

A HOPE Award celebration in SCE

English Instructors Selected for HOPE Teaching Awards

The Honoring Our Professors’ Excellence (HOPE) Award is a student-led initiative run through the Office of Campus Housing. Every year, undergraduates nominate instructors who they feel “have made a lasting impact on the…

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UIC English Alum Receives Oscar Nomination

Minding the Gap is a documentary about skateboarding and skaters in Rockford, Illinois, directed by Bing Liu, a Rockford native who graduated magna cum laude with a BA in Literature from UIC. After…

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,…