7 Tips for the Year Ahead: English Department Edition

After reading UMKC Today’s “7 Tips for the Year Ahead,” we were inspired to share ways for our English majors and minors to follow their advice: Be Proactive: Join Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society; submit your writing to Number One Magazine Take Advantage of the Resources around You: Visit with an English Department advisor during…

Dr. Michelle Boisseau Wins Prestigious Award

Dr. Michelle Boisseau has been named a 2017 Guggenheim Fellow, one of the most prestigious awards available in the Arts & Humanities. Dr. Boisseau is currently working on a new book of poems, titled “Inside the Horizon.” You can read about her work here: https://www.gf.org/fellows/all-fellows/michelle-boisseau/. This is the second faculty member in Creative Writing/English to…

Good News – Two Newly-Minted PhD Students!

UMKC English celebrates two newly-minted PhD students: Dr. Linda Dorothy Brown (History/English) Dissertation: “Elegit Domum sibi Placabilem: Choice and the Twelfth-Century Religious Woman” Dr. L. Michael McCloud (English/History) Dissertation: “The Pen and the Pennon: Political and Social Comment Inscribed within Chivalric Romance” Congratulations Linda and Mickey! film Manchester by the Sea 2016 streaming

Good News–Dr. Terrell

Congratulation to Professor Whitney Terrell! He has been awarded a Funding For Excellence grant from UMKC, which will provide support for a semester’s leave in Spring 2017. This much-needed time will offer Professor Terrell and opportunity to work on his next novel.