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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 ➝
May 1st, 2018

English Majors Complete Digital Projects for Senior Seminar

Three graduating seniors in English recently completed digital projects for their senior capstone.... Read More ➝
March 8th, 2018

English Senior Invited to Elite Law Tournament

Danie Tercero (POLS) and Joshua Franszczak (ENGL), University of Louisiana undergraduate seniors, have been invited ... Read More ➝
March 4th, 2018

English PhD Alumni Named Louisianan of the Year

English PhD alumni Jack Bedell was recently named a Louisiana of the Year by Louisiana Life Magazine.... Read More ➝