Stories From 2015

Dec 30, 2015

Belle Boggs publishes essay

Belle Boggs published a new essay, “Baby Fever,” in the November/December issue of Orion.

Dec 30, 2015

Denise Heinze publishes article

Denise Heinze’s article “Unlikely Antiphony:  Whitman’s Call and Morrison’s Response in ‘Song of Myself” and Song of Solomon” was published in the Walt Whitman Quarterly Review, Fall 2015.

Dec 28, 2015

Eric Roe’s creative nonfiction will be published

Eric Roe’s creative nonfiction piece “Joe New Hire’s First Night,” about Roe’s first night working at a meat packing plant during the 1990s, will appear in The Intentional at the end of summer 2016.

Dec 28, 2015

Soren Palmer publishes book review

Soren Palmer’s review of Clifford Garstang’s book What the Zhang Boys Know appeared in the most recent issue of The Florida Review.  

Dec 28, 2015

Jason Miller has works forthcoming, will give presentations

Jason Miller’s book Origins of the Dream: Hughes’s Poetry and King’s Rhetoric (University Press of Florida) will be available in paperback this March. On January 9, Miller will present “Origins of the Dream: Langston Hughes and Martin Luther King” at […]

Dec 28, 2015

Melanie Graham is award finalist

Melanie Graham’s essay “Rapist, Mine” is a finalist for the Cutthroat: A Journal of the Arts Barry Lopez Creative Nonfiction Award.

Dec 21, 2015

Year in Review: Top Humanities and Social Sciences Stories of 2015

As another year comes to an end, take a look back at some of our favorite stories from 2015. This snapshot of the innovative and purposeful work that stems from our students, faculty, alumni and friends, underscores a fact that's clearer now than ever: the humanities and social sciences are not just relevant to solving the problems of the 21st Century, they are essential.

Nov 25, 2015

Amanda Eads, Conference

Amanda Eads, a second year MA student in Linguistics, presented “Lebanese-American in the South: Transition from Diasporic to Hyphenated Identity” at the annual meeting of the Middle East Studies Association on November 23rd in Denver, CO.

Nov 17, 2015

William Tolbert, Conference

William Tolbert, a second year MA student in American and British Literature, presented “Killing Conrad’s Ghost: Nahda-Era Intertextuality in Tayeb Salih’s Season of Migration to the North” at the South Atlantic Modern Language Association Conference which ran from November 13th […]

Nov 16, 2015

Distinguished Alumna Vivian Howard Finds Recipe for Success

Along with being a very fine chef, Vivian Howard (English, '00) is a restaurateur, TV star, writer and ambassador of Southern culture and cuisine. Meet the college's 2015 Distinguished Alumna.