Post Tagged with: "English research"

Benham Publishes Book Chapter on Sympathy and War Literature

English department alumni and post-doctoral fellow Renee Benham

by Kristin Distel M. Renee Benham’s chapter “The Death of Sympathy in Great War Literature” is forthcoming in the medical humanities collection Medicine, Health, and Being Human, edited by Lesa Scholl of the University of Queensland, Australia. This collection is part of the series Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities […]

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April 27, 2018 at 9:03 amAlumni Research

McCrary’s Debut Memoir to Be Published in September

Micah McCrary

English doctoral candidate Micah McCrary’s debut memoir, Island in the City, has been accepted for publication by University of Nebraska Press. McCrary’s primary area of study is rhetoric and composition, though he has a secondary specialization in creative writing (nonfiction). His memoir grows out of his work as a Master […]

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April 18, 2018 at 5:27 pmResearch

Book on Baseball for the Blind Debuts on Opening Day

Dr. David Wanczyk

Beep: Inside the Unseen World of Baseball for the Blind, a book by Ohio University alum and English instructor Dr. David Wanczyk, is now available. Reading of ‘Beep’ by David Wanczyk | April 4 Beep, which was released by Ohio University’s Swallow Press in time for MLB’s opening day, highlights […]

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March 29, 2018 at 1:17 pmResearch

New Ohio Review Debuts Issue 23, Runs Contest for Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction

Issue 23 of New Ohio Review

by Kristin Distel New Ohio Review, one of OHIO’s literary journals, recently debuted its 23rd issue at the Association of Writers and Writing Programs conference in Tampa. New Ohio Review is edited by alumni Dr. David Wanczyk and Tom Tiberio, both of whom are graduates of Ohio University’s creative writing […]

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March 15, 2018 at 7:47 pmNews

Quarter After Eight Features Hybrid Writing, New Voices

The issue's cover features artwork, titled "Pincushion," by visual article Nicole Havecost

by Kristin Distel Quarter After Eight, one of Ohio University’s creative writing journals, published its 24th issue with Derek Robbins, doctoral candidate in creative writing, as the journal’s current editor. The journal, which has been run by OHIO graduate students since its founding in 1994, features innovative writing styles, voices, […]

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March 15, 2018 at 1:17 pmNews Research

Little Writes on Conformity: Don’t ‘Become So Mesmerized by Our Identities’

JJacob Little, Doctoral Student of Creative Writing and Co-Founder of PROFANE

Jacob Little, a doctoral student in Creative Writing at Ohio University, published an article headlined “Escaping Conformity” in Quillette. In the article, Little responds to a Tumblr post that began, “Here’s the problem with the idea that oppressed groups can ‘alienate allies’ by not being nice enough….” “The person who […]

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March 15, 2018 at 12:56 pmResearch

‘Losers Dream On’ in Halliday’s New Book of Poems

Dr. Mark Halliday

Dr. Mark Halliday’s new book of poems, Losers Dream On, has recently been published with the University of Chicago Press. Halliday, Professor of English at Ohio University, says the poems in this new collection “keep finding tension—sometimes comic, sometimes pathetic, sometimes desperate—between the inevitability of losing in life and the […]

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March 14, 2018 at 2:55 pmResearch