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Ben Waterhouse ’06 has received a select journalism fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts.
The English Department would like to welcome Kristin Fujie as an Assistant Professor.
Lewis & Clark poet Mary Szybist has been invited to the Rockefeller Foundation’s Bellagio Center for a four-week residency to complete her poetry collection Incarnadine. Such invitations are among the most sought-after in academia, providing both an inspiring place to work, and an extraordinary group of illustrious and stimulating dinner companions!
The English Department congratulates Riley Johnson, this year’s Baum Award recipient.
Lewis & Clark students are invited to submit a short piece (maximum of five pages) to the 3rd Annual Lewis & Clark College Fiction Writing Prize. Entry deadline is Friday, April 8, 2011, 3pm. Entries can be turned in to the box marked – FICTION PRIZE – in the central administrative offices of the English Department, on 4th Floor Miller. Please see Debbie Richman or Pauls Toutonghi with any questions.
A major text published by two Lewis & Clark literary scholars has been named to NPR’s list of The Year’s Best Outsider Fiction.
Adam Bradley B.A. ’96 sparked dialogue around the country with his groundbreaking publication, The Anthology of Rap.
The Department of English would like to congratulate several of its students for acceptance into distinguished creative writing seminars.
Junior English majors Sarah Osborne and Riley Johnson were both recipients of the 2010 Dixon Award. Each student will receive a $2,500 grant to conduct research associated with their English studies. Both students will be studying materials at Trinity College, Cambridge, and the British Library. Applications for the 2011 Dixon Award will be available in November.
On Monday, February 15, Jerry Harp, poet and visiting assistant professor of English, will engage students, faculty, and staff in a rich discussion about Ralph Ellison.
Two Lewis & Clark literary scholars are earning major media attention for their role in bringing Ralph Ellison’s long-awaited second novel to life.
English Professors Mary Szybist and Jerry Harp share their poetry in an episode of the Australian radio show Poetica. Listen online.
On December 12, 2009, ABC National Radio in Australia broadcast recordings of readings by prominent American poets from Portland, Oregon on their program, Poetica. Professors Mary Szybist and Jerry Harp were amongst the six.
Profesor Jerry Harp’s book Constant Motion: Ongian Hermeneutics and the Shifting of Early Modern Understanding was released November 2009 by Hampton Press.
Professor John Callahan, literary executor for Ralph Ellison, discusses the risks and rewards of posthumous publications in this Wall Street Journal article.
Jerry Harp, Visiting Assistant Professor of English, is one of 75 poets from across the country included in The Best American Poetry 2009. Harp’s poem, “Houses”, appears in this year’s edition of the celebrated series dedicated to showcasing the work of poets at their best. The poem first appeared in the literary journal Pleiades.
Stephanie Elliott is the winner of the 2008 Academy of American Poets Prize for her poem, “What the Tattoo Artist Said.”
The 2009 Jerry Baum Award winner is Charles Macquarie for his senior seminar paper: “The Self that Springs from the Shadows: Irresponsibility, Lighting, and the Redefinition of Selfhood in Virginia Woolf’s ‘Street Haunting.’”
Junior English major Marley Badolati received the 2009 Hillary and Adam Dixon Award.