The English Department welcomes Lecturer Stephanie Hassan Richardson. Dr. Hassan Richardson explores ways in which communicative strategies across cultures inform composing practices. She also interrogates composition pedagogy as a site for deconstructing potentially unjust and ineffective assessment practices, particularly as they apply to culturally marginalized and/or otherwise disenfranchised communities. Her primary goal as an educator… more »
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English Department Lecturer Daniel Holmes won a two-week residency at the Hambidge Center in August 2019 to continue work on a historical novel set in the borderlands of southern Arizona and New Mexico in the 1880s. The Hambidge Center provides a residency program that empowers talented individuals to explore, develop, and express their creative voices; residencies… more »
Come see John Maxwell as Faulkner at 3:30 pm, Wednesday, April 24, 2019, in the Troy Moore Library (2349 25 Park Place). For more information, contact Pearl McHaney (firstname.lastname@example.org).
“Oh, Mr. Faulkner, Do You Write?,” a one-man show based on the life of William Faulkner, has become a southern storytelling classic. John Maxwell… more »
Friday, April 26th, 2019, 12 noon-2 p.m.
Troy Moore Library, 25 Park Place, 23rd Floor. Refreshments will be served.
Please come celebrate the work of a brilliant teacher and mentor. The department has come to depend upon Dan’s steady presence among us, collegial spirit, and wisdom. His absence will be palpable.
RSVP to Heather… more »
The University of Georgia Press has just released Assistant Professor Gina Caison’s new book, Red States: Indigeneity, Settler Colonialism, and Southern Studies, as part of their New Southern Studies Series.
From Amazon: Red States uses a regional focus in order to examine the tenets of white southern nativism and Indigenous resistance to colonialism in the U.S. South.… more »
Folk traditions in the South, from quilts to distilling to music, all have roots around the globe. A new book by a Georgia State University professor illuminates the humble practice of pottery in that context.
“Global Clay: Themes in World Ceramic Traditions” is the result of years of… more »
Dr. Pearl McHaney, Kenneth M. England Professor of Southern Literature, received one of twelve 2017 Governor’s Awards for the Arts and Humanities. The Georgia Council for the Arts, led by Executive Director Karen Paty, and Georgia Humanities, under the leadership of Jamil Zainaldin, review nominations from across the state to identify “outstanding individuals and organizations… more »
SLI’s new issue: New Criticisms on the Works of Ernest J. Gaines: Man of Letters (Vol. 49.1, contributing ed. Lillie Anne Brown). This essay collection examines selected Gaines texts and narratives in exploration of ways in which the community, as the site for social change, helps define notions of manhood and womanhood, contributes to the… more »
The Inge Foundation and the Georgia State University Department of English’s Creative Writing Program present Laurie Ann Guerrero on Tuesday, February 28, 2017, at 11:00 am (reception to follow). The reading will be in the Troy Moore Library, 25 Park Place, 23rd Floor.
Laurie Ann Guerrero received the Academy of American Poets… more »
The Georgia State University Department of English and Creative Writing Program present Christopher Salerno on Wednesday, February 22, 2017, at 2:30 pm. The reading will be in the Troy Moore Library, 25 Park Place, 23rd Floor.
Christopher Salerno is the first winner of the Georgia Poetry Prize. His collection Sun & Urn will be… more »