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Adams Wins ‘Prairie Schooner’ Nonfiction Contest

Christine Adams

Graduate student Christine Adams’s essay “Terms of Venery” was selected by judge Carmen Maria Machado as the winner of the Prairie Schooner Creative Nonfiction Contest. Adams is a doctoral student studying nonfiction in Ohio University’s English Department. She will receive a prize of $500, and her essay will appear in […]

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October 14, 2018 at 11:01 amIn the News Students in the News

Adams Included in Best New Poets 2018 Anthology

Christine Adams

Nonfiction Ph.D. student Christine Adams’s poem “Ars Biologica“ has been chosen for inclusion in the Best New Poets 2018 anthology. Best New Poets is an annual anthology of fifty poems from emerging writers, currently distributed nationally as a University of Virginia Press title and produced in cooperation with Meridian, a semiannual literary magazine from the […]

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September 23, 2018 at 9:22 amResearch

Pretorius Presents at International Crime Fiction Conference

Michelle Pretorius

English fiction Ph.D. candidate Michelle Pretorius presented her paper, “Postcolonial Crime Fiction: Dealing with Trauma in the Postcolonial State,” at a conference in the United Kingdom. Pretorius’s talk situated “Postcolonial crime fiction … as the new political novel.” The conference, titled “Captivating Criminality,” was sponsored by the International Crime Fiction […]

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September 22, 2018 at 11:55 amResearch

Creative Writers Noted in ‘Best American Essays 2018’ Anthology

Creative Writers Noted in ‘Best American Essays 2018’ Anthology

Houghton Mifflin’s Best American Essays 2018, the latest in an annual series of anthologies marking the finest nonfiction essays published over the previous year, lists three Ohio University faculty and one current Ph.D. candidate in the Notable Essays section. Fiction Ph.D. candidate Lizzie Tran is noted for her essay “Miss […]

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September 21, 2018 at 7:44 pmResearch

Marciniak Co-Edits Special Issue of Transnational Cinemas

Dr. Katarzyna Marciniak

Dr. Katarzyna Marciniak, Professor of English at Ohio University, is a guest editor of Aporias of Foreignness: Transnational Encounters in Cinema (Special Issue of Transnational Cinemas 9:1 2018). The other guest co-editor is Dr. Bruce Bennett of Lancaster University, United Kingdom. Abstract: This introduction examines the meaning of foreignness, drawing […]

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August 30, 2018 at 1:33 pmResearch

Holt Authors ‘Collaborative Learning as Democratic Practice: A History’

Dr. Mara Holt

Dr. Mara Holt, Associate Professor of English & Director of Composition, authored a book titled Collaborative Learning as Democratic Practice: A History (Urbana, IL: CCCC/NCTE 2018). Collaborative learning is not only a standard part of writing pedagogy, but it is also a part of contemporary culture. Collaborative Learning as Democratic […]

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August 28, 2018 at 2:10 pmResearch

Marquis Who’s Who Presents Singh with Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. Amritjit Singh. Photo by Noopur Banerji

ATHENS, OH, August 14, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ — Marquis Who’s Who, the world’s premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Dr. Amritjit Singh with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Singh celebrates many years’ experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, […]

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August 15, 2018 at 8:29 amFaculty in the News In the News Research