English Department

at the University of Michigan-Flint

Amy Hartwig – Maize & Blue Award recipient

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Congratulations to Amy Hartwig for being honored with a Maize and Blue Award, the highest honor given to graduating seniors at UM-Flint. Amy’s intelligence, openness to learning and new ideas, and unwavering dedication to her education, job, and community, make her a model student. Amy has a keen passion for intellectual engagement that has translated into a

Celly. Gauge. Stronk. These words are amazeballs!

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Students in Linguistics 346 – Linguistic Analysis worked on slang dictionary entries this fall semester. Below are their abbreviated entries. Enjoy! amazeballs  [əˈmeɪzˌbɔːlz] (adj.): 1. Beyond amazing; something or someone that is so amazing that a regular word could not suffice. (That concert I went to last night was amazeballs.) 2. Superlative used when someone

Winter 2013 graduate courses

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ENG 319/522-01:  Spenser and Milton:  Radicals Making a Tradition (Kietzman) TR 12:30-1:45 pm Edmund Spenser and John Milton are the two greatest writers of epic in English during the Renaissance.  Both men were also politicians who tried to influence public affairs through their writings.  Spenser was born only a few years before the beginning of

Additional MA course: ENG 538 (Wright and Hurston)

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We have an additional graduate-level literature course for Fall 2012: Dr. Alicia Kent’s ENG 538 – Topics in American Literature since 1900. The seminar, which focuses on Richard Wright and Zora Neale Hurston, will meet with ENG 400 on Wednesdays (4:00-6:45 pm).  Course Description ENG 538 – F12 To register for the course, please contact Dr.

Congratulations, Zea!

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Zea Miller (MA 2011), has been accepted into the PhD program in Theory and Cultural Studies at Purdue University. Zea will be joining recent graduate, Kelsey Ronan (BA English 2009), who is currently pursuing an MFA in Creative Writing there. Zea’s paper, “Decriminalizing the Lawless Moor”, was also recently accepted for the Monstrous Geographies conference at the Mansfield

Input needed: Online MA survey

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Looking for an online MA program in English? We need your help! The English Department is investigating the possibility of an online Master of Arts in English Language and Literature. If you would like to assist us in our exploration, please follow the link and take the survey of prospective student attitudes about an online