Department of English Archives
Feb. 17, 2017—The Caribbean Philosophical Association will honor English professor Hortense Spillers with a lifetime achievement award at its June conference.
Jan. 31, 2017—Read about the latest faculty and staff awards, appointments and achievements.
Jan. 31, 2017—Piyali Bhattacharya, writer in residence in English, and students from the Nashville School of the Arts will conduct a reading of Good Girls Marry Doctors: South Asian American Daughters on Obedience and Rebellion, an anthology edited by Bhattacharya, at Barnes & Noble Vanderbilt Wednesday, Feb. 15.
Jan. 24, 2017—Lucy Mensah, who graduated with a Ph.D. in English in 2016, is drawing on her humanities training and taking a path less traveled.
Jan. 9, 2017—Author Ann Patchett will read and discuss her latest novel, "Commonwealth," at the Central Library Jan. 26 as part of the Vanderbilt Visiting Writers Series.
Nov. 21, 2016—The diverse classes offered by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Vanderbilt for winter 2017 include a look behind the scenes of 'Romeo and Juliet,' Perry Wallace's inspiring story, and steel drum band.
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.