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English and Creative Writing

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Doran Larson
Larson a Respondent at M/MLA Conference

Professor of English and Creative Writing Doran Larson was invited to serve as respondent on a panel dedicated to Fourth City: Essays from the Prison in America at the Midwest Modern Language Association (M/MLA) Conference held Nov. 13-16 in Detroit.  More ...

Janelle Schwartz '97
Schwartz ’97 Publishes Column in Adirondack Almanack

The first installment of a bimonthly column by Janelle Schwartz ’97, visiting assistant professor of English and creative writing and general director of the Academic Program in the Adirondacks, was published on Nov. 16 in The Adirondack Almanack.  More ...

Jessye McGarry '16 and Carrie Solomon '16
Two Hamilton Students Hone Comedic Skills at Second City in Chicago

While many students in the class of 2016 are either abroad or at Hamilton programs in New York City and Washington, D.C., both Carrie Solomon ’16 and Jessye McGarry ’16 opted for an alternate city experience. This fall, the two students have pursued their passion for comedy in a semester-long program, straight from the source at The Second City’s Chicago-based comedic headquarters.  More ...

A class at the Mohawk Correctional Facility.
College in Prison Program Honored By Continuing Education Association of NY

A College in Prison program at the Mohawk Correctional Facility in Rome, N.Y., initiated by Hamilton College Professor of English and Creative Writing Doran Larson, and sponsored by Mohawk Valley Community College (MVCC), has been honored with the James C. Hall Exemplary Credit Program Award by the Continuing Education Association of New York (CEANY).  More ...

Frank Lentricchia
Author and Utica College Graduate to Read, Lecture

Frank Lentricchia, Utica College graduate and literary critic, novelist and film professor, will present two events at Hamilton as part of the English Department’s Fall 2014 Reading Series. Lentricchia will read from his most recent work, Dog Killer of Utica: An Eliot Conte Mystery, on Monday, Nov. 3, at 4:10 p.m., in Dwight Lounge, Bristol Campus Center. He will present a talk titled “Writing as an Italian-American?” on Tuesday, Nov. 4, at 7:30 p.m., in the Burke Library All Night Reading Room. Both events are free and open to the public.  More ...

Diane Raptosh
Poet Diane Raptosh to Read From Her Work

The Hamilton College English department will host a reading by Diane Raptosh, renowned poet and National Book Award finalist, on Wednesday, Oct. 29, at 8 p.m., in the Red Pit, KJ. The reading is free and open to the public.  More ...

Vincent Odamtten
Odamtten an Invited Speaker at SU Symposium

Professor of English and Creative Writing Vincent Odamtten was an invited speaker at Syracuse University on Oct. 17 for the Chinua Achebe Symposium: A Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Arrow of God.  More ...

Hamilton to Host Events Celebrating Life and Work of Agha Shahid Ali

Kashmiri-American poet Agha Shahid Ali, a former Hamilton College professor, will be honored through a series of events taking place at Hamilton on Sept. 19-20. The symposium, which is a part of The Beloved Witness Project, will celebrate his life as a renowned poet, teacher and influential author.  More ...

Jane Springer
Springer Poem Chosen for Inclusion in Best American Poetry Anthology

A poem by Associate Professor of English and Creative Writing Jane Springer, "Forties War Widows, Stolen Grain," was chosen for inclusion in this year's Best American Poetry Anthology.  Springer has been invited to read at the book launch ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 18, at The New School in New York City.  More ...

Andrew Rippeon
Rippeon Publishes Article

An article by Visiting Assistant Professor of English and Creative Writing Andrew Rippeon has been published in the current issue of Contemporary Literature. His article, "Bebop, Broadcast, Podcast, Audioglyph: Scanning Kamau Brathwaite's Mediated Sounds," examines the role sound media have played in the development of the Barbadian poet's politics and poetics.  More ...

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