English Department

at the University of Michigan-Flint

Amy Hartwig, 1980-2018

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The English Department at the University of Michigan-Flint mourns the sudden loss of a dear colleague and friend: Amy Hartwig. There is an acute pain to this loss as Amy majored in English with a specialization in literature. Before she went on to do great things for the College, she was, in a sense, “ours.”

A Different Kind of Book-Burning

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Chair’s note: The following is a guest post by Brian Gebhart, one of our majors. I think he makes a strong case for taking English Studies seriously. It is my hope that you, dear reader, will agree.  When I applied to college, I had to write a number of essays. It comes with the territory,

Academic Showcase 2010

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I represented the department at last year’s Academic Showcase, so I was eager this year to make it a success rather than just a learning experience. This was achieved within the first thirty minutes of setting up the English table. In that short amount of time, I encountered more interested students than during last year’s