Tag: Department of English
According to the 2017 QS World University Rankings released on March 8, eleven U.S. universities ranked in the top 25, with the University of Rochester No. 8 among them.
Poet James Longenbach and novelist Joanna Scott, both members of the English department, have received fellowships from the Bogliasco Foundation this spring, for notable achievement in the arts and humanities.
Composers Carlos Sanchez-Gutierrez and Ricardo Zohn-Muldoon—both professors of composition at the Eastman School of Music—and choreographer Darren Stevenson, the director of PUSH Physical Theater, were honored for their contributions to the original opera Don’t Blame Anyone.
Intertwining political economy and literature, Supritha Rajan, an associate professor of English, has won this year’s Modern Language Association’s Prize for a First Book for A Tale of Two Capitalisms: Sacred Economics in Nineteenth-Century Britain.
The International Theatre Program closes its fall semester with guest director Pirronne Yousefzadeh’s production of what she calls “a love letter to the theater.”
On the 40th anniversary of its inception, the Janet Heininger Kafka Prize recognized a short story collection: Mia Alvar’s, In the Country. The University awards the annual prize to a promising but less established American woman writer of fiction.
An upcoming Humanities Project event reviews the experiences of the more than 120,000 people of Japanese ancestry who were forcibly removed from their homes and placed in remote relocation camps after the bombing of Pearl Harbor.
Welcome to Foster’s Diner, a little joint forgotten by all but a few sorry souls. It may not be much too look at but it sure has… character. Here are a few of the Rochester students who bring the cast to life.