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Jul
22
2019
Baylor Grad Wins Major Prize
Dr. Jessica Hooten Wilson, who earned her Ph.D. in English at Baylor in 2009, has been named the winner of the 2019 Hiett Prize by the Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture. The Hiett Prize honors young humanities scholars whose work shows extraordinary promise and has a significant public component related to contemporary culture. You can read more at the Hiett Prize web site. Jessica is currently associate professor of English at John Brown University.
Jul
22
2019
Congratulations to Professor Arna Hemenway
Professor Arna Hemenway has published a new short story, “Wolves of Karelia,” in the August issue of the Atlantic Monthly. The print issue is out now, or you can read his story online at the Atlantic website. Congratulations, Arna, on this fantastic achievement!
May
16
2019
Dr. Sarah Ford Named Centennial Professor
Congratulations to Dr. Sarah Ford, who has been named a 2019 Centennial Professor! The Centennial Professors Award, which was created by the Baylor Class of 1945, provides two tenured faculty members with $5,000 for research projects. Dr. Ford will be conducting research this summer in the Eudora Welty Collection, which is housed in the Mississippi Department of Archives and History in Jackson, Mississippi.
Apr
11
2019
Baylor English Alumnus Wins Guggenheim Fellowship
Congratulations to Baylor English alumnus Dean Rader (BA ’89), who has just received a Guggenheim Fellowship! Following his Baylor graduation, Dean earned a Ph.D. in English at SUNY Binghamton and is currently Professor of English at the University of San Francisco. He is a widely published poet and a scholar in Indigenous American Studies. He has been awarded the Guggenheim Fellowship, one of the most prestigious and competitive fellowships in North America, to work on a new poetry collection. For more information, visit the Guggenheim Memorial Foundation web site or Dean's personal web site.
Feb
13
2019
Dr. Chloe Honum, assistant professor of creative writing, is the winner of the 2019 Grimshaw Sargeson Fellowship, New Zealand’s most prestigious writing fellowship. It's a national literary award offering published New Zealand writers, based both locally and internationally, the opportunity to focus on their craft full-time through a stipend and tenure at the Sargeson Centre in Auckland. Congratulations, Dr. Honum!
Oct
24
2018
Take a look at the courses being offered in the English Department for spring 2019!
Apr
18
2018
Dr. Sarah Ford has been named the winner of the Eudora Welty Society’s 2017 Phoenix Award for distinguished achievement and outstanding contributions to Welty studies.
Mar
21
2018
A week of celebrating the great work our English Major Honors students do!
Mar
21
2018
Registration is coming soon -- be on the lookout for English Course Descriptions for Fall 2018!
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