April / May 2020

UPCOMING EVENTS​

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

Congratulations!

 

UPCOMING DEADLINES

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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HAVE NEWS OR NOTEWORTHY HAPPENINGS TO SHARE?

The English department encourages all faculty to submit stories about their activities and publications of note by emailing English.newsletter@baruch.cuny.edu.

Guidelines​. ​It will help greatly if you:

1)  Write in third person.

2)  Follow MLA guidelines for titles of works:

> Titles of articles, essays, chapters, poems, songs, and speeches are wrapped in quotation marks

> Titles of books, films, periodicals, plays, and databases are italicized

3) Attach any relevant hyperlinks to words or phrases like this (not like this: http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/wsas/academics/english/index.htm).

Multiple submissions and submissions in multiple categories are welcome​!