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Exciting Faculty News: October

October 5, 2017 4:05 PM

The English Department is home to a productive, award-winning faculty whose members pursue research and creative activity across the many diverse fields of English Studies today. In celebrating that work, we would like to acknowledge some of our recent accomplishments.

Dr. Lindsay DiCuirci will be giving a talk entitled, “Serials Cataloging and Alternative Access in the Classroom, or the Making of Mill Girls in Nineteenth-Century Print,” with Dr. Molly Hardy (Digital Curator at the American Antiquarian Society) at the Rare Books School conference on Bibliography Among the Disciplines in Philadelphia on October 14, 2017.

Professor Michael Fallon’s essay, “Red Ferry, Blue Ferry,” was accepted by the Broad Street Literary Journal and will be the featured essay on its website this fall.

Dr. Kate McKinley’s essay, “Ampullae and Badges: Pilgrim Paraphernalia in Late Medieval England,” will be published in the festschrift, Materiality, the History of Ideas, and Later Medieval Literature, edited by Brian Castle and Erick Kelemen (Newark: University of Delaware Press), this December. She received a small grant from the Dresher Center for the Humanities to help cover image-related costs.

Dr. Christopher Varlack and Gian McCann, Graduate Assistant, hosted the Banned Books Week discussion on “Censorship, Cultural Taboos, and the Tradition of Contesting Books” on September 29, 2017 before a gathering of over one hundred students and faculty.

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