Dereck Mangus wins Frieze Magazine Writer’s Prize 2018

Dereck Mangus wins Frieze Magazine Writer’s Prize 2018
Congratulations to Dereck Stafford Mangus, graduate of the M.A. Program in Critical Studies, winner of  the 2018 frieze writing prize for his review of Jack Whitten’s exhibition ‘Odyssey: Jack Whitten Sculpture, 1963–2017’, at the Baltimore Museum of Art. This year’s prize was judged by frieze’s senior editor, Andrew Durbin, writer Billy Kahora and artist Amy...

2018 Ginsberg Poetry Prize Winners

2018 Ginsberg Poetry Prize Winners
Congratulations to Catherine Khamnouane, one of our two winners of the Allen Ginsberg Poetry Prize 2018. Catherine’s practice focuses on the personal relationships we create with and within the varied political power structures that surround us. She graduated from the Interdisciplinary Sculpture program in May of 2018 and plans to continue living, working and making in...

Poetry Reading and Sabbatical Exhibition

Poetry Reading and Sabbatical Exhibition
Save the date for a reading of original poetry by Humanistic Studies faculty member Jennifer Wallace on September 20th at 2:30 p.m. in the Decker Gallery of the Fox Building.  Her upcoming book Almost Entirely is featured as part of the 2017 Sabbatical Exhibition from now until September 24th in the Decker Gallery. The exhibition opening reception will...

Spring 2017 LIT 292-IH2: Topic Seminar, The Uncanny

Spring 2017 LIT 292-IH2: Topic Seminar, The Uncanny
LIT 292-IH2: Spring 2017 Topic Seminar, The Uncanny, Mikita Brottman, B330 In this course, using Sigmund Freud’s famous essay as a springboard, we will explore various manifestations of the Uncanny as it appears in fiction, aesthetics, literature, cinema, and critical theory, with particular attention to the inflection of the Uncanny in the literary arts. In...

Spring 2017 Topic Seminar: CWRT 365, Intermediate Fiction Workshop

Spring 2017 Topic Seminar: CWRT 365, Intermediate Fiction Workshop
Spring 2017 Topic Seminar: CWRT 365: Intermediate Fiction Workshop, Paul Jaskunas, Tuesday 9-11:45am, B430 This seminar is about telling stories, an ancient and necessary art. We will improve our story telling through practice. In addition to crafting literary short stories, we will experiment with an older form, the fairy tale. As we read and write...

Fall 2016 Topic Seminar: CWRT 326: Intermediate Poetry Workshop

Fall 2016 Topic Seminar: CWRT 326: Intermediate Poetry Workshop
(1) CWRT 326: Intermediate Poetry Workshop, Unique Robinson, Monday 1-3:45p, B110 In this poetry writing course, we will collectively engage in poiesis—the process of making—by balancing tradition with innovation, curiosity with critical thinking, and discipline with play.   As a foundation for our writing, we will consider 20th and 21st century poems and poetry collections (with...