“Shakespeare in Italy” study abroad program 2022

Posted On June 21, 2022
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Since 2007, the Department of English has sponsored the “Shakespeare in Italy” study abroad program.  Dr Paul J. Voss designs and directs the three-week course (offered to graduate and undergraduate students).  The incredible program fuses the history of Rome with the plays and sonnets of Shakespeare.  This year we had nine graduate students and eight… more »

Shakespeare in Italy. Study Abroad in Rome.

Posted On September 13, 2021
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The Department of English is pleased to announce this exciting opportunity to study the world’s most successful writer in the Eternal City (la cittá eterna).

“Shakespeare in Italy”

Study Abroad in Rome.

May 5-May 25, 2022

For Graduate and Undergraduate Students.

Professor Paul J. Voss, Instructor.

This three-week course will read and explore a sample… more »

Jay Rajiva Promoted to Associate Professor 

Posted On July 20, 2020

Jay Rajiva Promoted to Associate Professor

Congratulations to Jay Rajiva, who was promoted to the rank of associate professor this spring. Rajiva’s research focuses on global anglophone and postcolonial literature and on trauma theory. His first book, Postcolonial Parabola: Literature, Tactility, and the Ethics of Representing Trauma (Bloomsbury 2017), interrogates the relationship between the literary… more »