Post Tagged with: "English Language and Literature"

English Alum Publishes Book on ‘Case for Fanfiction’

Ashley Barner '15

Ohio University alum Ashley J. Barner ’15 Ph.D. has published her first book, The Case for Fanfiction: Exploring the Pleasures and Practices of a Maligned Craft, with McFarland. Barner earned a Ph.D. in English from the College of Arts & Sciences at OHIO. The book has its foundations in her […]

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October 30, 2017 at 8:50 amAlumni

Pretorius Wins Literary Prize and OHIO Fellowship

Michelle Pretorius has won a prestigious literary award and OHIO fellowship.

by Kristin M. Distel Michelle Pretorius, doctoral student in fiction, has won a Friends of American Writers literary prize for her debut novel, ‘The Monster’s Daughter.” ‘It Was Hard to Believe This Is a First Book’ “Our reading committee was blown away by the book,” says Tammie Bob, literature awards […]

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April 5, 2017 at 10:48 amNews

Lit Fest | Spring 2017 Literary Festival is April 5-7

Lit Fest | Spring 2017 Literary Festival is April 5-7

The 2017 Spring Literary Festival, held April 5, 6, 7, will feature authors Sarah Shun-Lien Bynum, Mary Cappello, Gerald Early, Tom Sleigh, and Colm Tóibín. The festival is sponsored by the Creative Writing program in the English Department at Ohio University, in conjunction with Alden Library. All readings and lectures […]

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April 1, 2017 at 11:00 pmEvents

English Symposium | Literary Space-Time, April 14

English Symposium | Literary Space-Time, April 14

All are invited to a one-day symposium, “Literary Space Time,” sponsored by the English Department, on Friday, April 14. All sessions will take place in Ellis 113. Coffee and welcoming remarks begin at 8:30 a.m., followed by three panels, a roundtable discussion, and a keynote address. The symposium is a […]

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April 1, 2017 at 8:45 pmEvents

Crowl Is Featured Speaker at Shakespeare Guild

Dr. Samuel Crowl will speak on Orson Welles's films at The Shakespeare Guild's April 26 meeting

Dr. Samuel Crowl, Trustee Professor of English, is the featured speaker at The Shakespeare Guild’s April 26 meeting. The event is part of The Shakespeare Guild’s 2016-17 series of engagements, each of which features Guild director John Andrews interviewing a Shakespearean scholar, actor, director, or filmmaker. The Shakespeare Guild meeting […]

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March 10, 2017 at 10:07 amNews

M.A. Student Tom Tiberio to Give Dogwood Bloom Reading, Jan. 20

M.A. student Tom Tiberio

OHIO’s English Department hosts its first Dogwood Bloom Reading Series event of 2017, which will feature the essays of Tom Tiberio. Tiberio will read his work on Friday, Jan. 20, at 7 p.m. The event will be held at Galbreath Chapel. Fluff cookies will be served. All are welcome! Tiberio […]

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January 1, 2017 at 7:15 pmEvents

Reynolds Brings Alden Library’s Special Collections to Paris and Berkeley

Reynolds Brings Alden Library’s Special Collections to Paris and Berkeley

by Kristin M. Distel Dr. Nicole Reynolds, Associate Professor of English and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, gave two conference presentations on Alden Library’s Special Collections and the Edmund Blunden library in summer 2016. Discovering Blunden Blunden, a World War I poet, avid book collector, literary critic, and Oxford Professor […]

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December 9, 2016 at 2:38 pmResearch