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April 24th, 2019

New Faculty Spotlight: Geoffrey Marschall

We are pleased to welcome Geoffrey Marschall as Assistant Professor of Moving Image Arts. In the second semester of his professorship, Marschall instructs Introduction to Moving Image Arts—a course where students learn the essential foundations and language of filmmaking—as well as Digital Video Editing I and Digital Video Editing II.  In each course, Professor Marschall hopes to foster each of his student’s approach to storytelling and unique aesthetic. ... Read More ➝
March 19th, 2019

Students & Faculty Representing UL at AWP Conference

University of Louisiana at Lafayette gr... Read More ➝
February 5th, 2019

Graduate Student Spotlight: Instructing a Sophomore Literature Course

The English department offers graduate students the opportunity to teach and design their own courses—an experience ... Read More ➝
December 6th, 2018

Interview with Southwestern Review Editor Brandon Buckner

Brandon Buckner, the editor-in-chief of The Southwestern Review, is a second-year graduate student in the English Department at UL. We recently got in touch with Brandon to learn more about The Southwestern Review and the role graduate students play in its publishing. ... Read More ➝
November 13th, 2018

Interview with New Faculty: Henk Rossouw

We have been pleased to welcome Dr. Henk Rossouw as Assistant Professor of Poetry to UL’s English Department, specializing in creative writing, modern and contemporary poetry, postcolonial studies, archives, and ecocriticism. Dr. Rossouw’s book-length poem Xamissa, published by Fordham University Press in 2018, won the Poets Out Loud Editor's Prize. Best American Experimental Writing 2018, out from Wesleyan University Press, featured an excerpt. ... Read More ➝
November 5th, 2018

Call for Proposals for the Global Souths Conference

The Global Souths, a graduate student-run conference, has released a call for papers for the third annual conference... Read More ➝
October 22nd, 2018

Interview with New Faculty: Dr. Jessica Alexander

We have been pleased to welcome Dr. Jessica Alexander as Assistant Professor of Fiction to UL’s English Department. She earned her Ph.D. in Literature and Fiction Writing from the University of Utah in 2016; held a Visiting Assistant Professorship at Franklin & Marshall College from 2016-2018; and specializes in Creative Writing, Speculative Fiction, Contemporary Gothic & Horror Fiction, Queer Theory, and Experimental Writing & Hybrid forms. ... Read More ➝
October 8th, 2018

New Publication Edited by English Faculty

Narratives of Marginalized Identiti... Read More ➝
September 25th, 2018

Thursday Night Reading Series

The English Department’s Thursday Night Reading Series (TNRS) features weekly readings of original poetry, fiction, ... Read More ➝
September 17th, 2018

Assistant Professor Henk Rossouw Wins Poets Out Loud Editor's Prize

Henk Rossouw, Assistant Professor of Creative Writing, won the 2016-2017 Poets Out Loud Editor's Prize for his book-... Read More ➝