Department of English Archives
Sep. 28, 2016—Read about the latest Vanderbilt University faculty and student awards and achievements.
Sep. 9, 2016—'The House That Jack Built," a play by Cecilia Tichi, Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of English, will be produced at the 6th Street Playhouse in Santa Rosa, California, Sept. 9-25.
Aug. 31, 2016—The Curb Center for Art, Enterprise and Public Policy will host a public art exhibition inspired by a recent book on some of Nashville's most innovative entrepreneurs.
Jun. 16, 2016—The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded a postdoctoral fellowship to Assistant Professor of English Marzia Milazzo for her research on colorblindness as a global attempt to obscure the reality of racial inequality.
May. 25, 2016—The "People's Guide to Nashville," an album of children's music with prosocial messaging, and the inaugural Accessibility Map-a-Thon at Vanderbilt are among projects created and implemented by the 2015-16 Curb Center Public Scholars.
May. 13, 2016—Twenty-four retiring faculty members were recognized during Vanderbilt’s Commencement ceremony May 13, when the university honored their years of service and bestowed on them the title of emeritus or emerita faculty.
May. 2, 2016—The Vanderbilt Institute for Digital Learning has announced this year’s recipients of its prizes for digital innovation by an undergraduate student and by a graduate or professional student.
Apr. 29, 2016—The Writers-in-Residence program at The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons mixes students from Vanderbilt’s highly regarded MFA creative writing program with students from the university’s first-year living and learning community to explore fiction and poetry.
Apr. 9, 2016—Beth Bachmann, a Vanderbilt writer-in-residence who has published two poetry collections, has been selected from a group of nearly 3,000 applicants for a 2016 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship.
Mar. 31, 2016—The first winner of a Vanderbilt award to recognize faculty who contribute to diversity went to Linda Sealy of the School of Medicine.
Mar. 17, 2016—Colin Dayan's new book "Dogs at the Edge of Life" was featured at the London Review Bookshop, where she recently held a conversation with award-winning writer Philip Hoare.