May 7. The Sandra Kahn Wasserman Jewish Studies Center will host acclaimed comic Judy Gold online. Registration is required. 12:00
May 22. The English department’s End-of-Year Celebration. Zoom, TBA. 1-2:15
June 8. Baruch College’s virtual commencement. TBA
PUBLICATIONS & ACCEPTANCES
Peter Hitchcock‘s entry on “Discipline” appeared in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Literature.
CONFERENCES, READINGS, WORKSHOPS & PRESENTATIONS
Alumni Daphne Palasi Andreades, Sorin Grigore, Jana Kasperkevic, Arvind Dilawar, and Risa Hartsough put together videos and advice for English majors and minors in a virtual alumni event posted to our alumni page.
In celebration of National Poetry Month, the departments of Black and Latinx Studies and English sponsored “After Eden,” a virtual reading by poet Ladan Osman in dialogue with Donika Kelly.
Sean O’Toole delivered a Works-in-Progress talk titled “Dorian Gray’s Romantic Origins and the Specter of Anglo-Irish History” on May 1.
ACTIVITIES, ACCOLADES & GRANTS
The English Department Awards Committee is very pleased to announce the graduating senior awards for this academic year:
The Presidential Excellence in English Award: Emma Lavery
The Arnold Picker Excellence Award: Bridget Jandovitz
May 22. Applications for CARA Grants for Graduate Center students affected by coronavirus are due.
Wishing everyone a calm and merciful end to a complicated semester. The deadline for the next newsletter is September 1.
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