Post Tagged with: "English research"

Ingram Illuminates Gift-Giving during 17th-Century Lord Mayor’s Shows in London

Dr. Jill P. Ingram

Dr. Jill Ingram, associate professor of English at Ohio University, contributed a chapter to a new book, Civic Performance: Pageantry and Entertainments in Early Modern London. Civic Performance brings together a group of essays from across multiple fields of study that examine the socio-cultural, political, economic, and aesthetic dimensions of pageantry in 16th- and […]

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September 3, 2020 at 8:33 amResearch

Negash Delivers Lecture on Post-colonial Eritrea, Conscription, Migration and Nation Formation in East Africa

Dr. Ghirmai Negash

Dr. Ghirmai Negash, professor of English at Ohio University, was part of a lecture series organized by the Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery and the Istituto Italiano di Cultura called “Italy and East Africa: Unexplored Histories.” Watch the lecture on Vimeo. This program features a presentation by Negash and a […]

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August 6, 2020 at 6:24 pmResearch

Bossiere Authors Startling Essay ‘Fear in the Time of the Javelina’

Zoe Bossiere

Ohio University graduate student Zoë Bossiere authors a startling new memoir essay on the Guernica website, titled “Fear in the Time of the Javelina: A younger boy swore he’d seen one of the pigs standing on its hind legs, peering through his trailer window.” Bossiere is a Ph.D. in English […]

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May 13, 2020 at 12:35 pmNews Research

Jamaica Observer Writes about Holcomb, Claude McKay’s ‘Romance in Marseille’

Dr. Gary Holcomb

The Jamaica Observer writes about Dr. Gary Holcomb’s discovery and publishing of  Claude McKay’s Romance in Marseille. A pivotal figure of the Harlem Renaissance during the 1920s, Jamaican-born Claude McKay was as provocative as Marcus Garvey, Langston Hughes, and other major players in arguably black intelligentsia’s most exciting period. Seventy-two […]

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February 24, 2020 at 8:03 amFaculty in the News In the News

Stroup Takes Second, People’s Choice at 3-Minute Thesis Competition

From Ohio University News Graduate student Rachel Stroup finished second and also won the master’s student People’s Choice Award at Ohio University’s annual 3-Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition on Feb. 19. Stroup, who is pursuing a master’s in English, presented, “The Brilliant Entrance to Hell Itself: Dance Halls, Moral Reform, and Rhetorics of […]

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February 21, 2020 at 11:31 amResearch

Ritzenthaler Publishes ‘The Ribboncutters’ and ‘A Good Place Gone’

Melanie Ritzenthaler

By Regina Yoong Ohio University graduate student Melanie Ritzenthaler published two of her stories—”The Ribboncutters” in the fall 2019 issue of West Branch and “A Good Place Gone” in the triple issue (winter, spring, summer 2019) of Cimarron Review. “The two stories are both part of a collection I’m working on that’s set […]

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December 12, 2019 at 8:13 amNews

Moore’s ‘The Story Cure’ Reprinted in Chinese Edition

Dinty W. Moore

By Regina Yoong Dinty W. Moore’s book The Story Cure: A Book Doctor’s Pain-Free Guide to Finishing Your Novel or Memoir (Ten Speed / Random House) was recently reprinted in a Chinese edition, titled Story prescription: The story is so beautiful, by Houlang Publishing Co. The Beijing press specializes in history, philosophy, politics, […]

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December 11, 2019 at 10:24 pmResearch