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Nikky Finney honored with Ford Foundation Fellowship

Nikky Finney honored with Ford Foundation Fellowship

Professor and poet Nikky Finney was one of 25 artists nationwide to receive the prestigious Art of Change fellowship from the Ford Foundation. The award supports creating powerful works that advance freedom, justice and inclusion.

Outstanding Undergraduates Recognized

Outstanding Undergraduates Recognized

The English Department is happy to announce the winners of the 2017 English Undergraduate Awards and Scholarships

David Greven Publishes Book on the Terminator Film Series

David Greven Publishes Book on the Terminator Film Series

David Greven, Professor of English at USC, has published a book called Queering The Terminator: Sexuality and Cyborg Cinema (Bloomsbury, 2017). The book covers all of the films in the Terminator film series, beginning with James Cameron's landmark 1984 original, and also the television series The Sarah Connor Chronicles.

David Shields has new book from the University of Chicago Press

David Shields has new book from the University of Chicago Press

David Shields new book brings the history of American food to life through chefs, caterers, and restaurateurs of the past.

New Publication on Visualizing Ralph Waldo Emerson

New Publication on Visualizing Ralph Waldo Emerson

Joel Myerson publishes vital new resource for Emerson studies.

David Greven publishes new book on Hitchcock with Oxford University Press

David Greven publishes new book on Hitchcock with Oxford University Press

David Greven, Professor of English, has published a new book, Intimate Violence: Hitchcock, Sex, and Queer Theory (Oxford University Press, 2017).

David Greven's book Ghost Faces is a Lambda Literary Award Finalist

David Greven's book Ghost Faces is a Lambda Literary Award Finalist

"Ghost Faces: Hollywood and Post-Millennial Masculinity" (SUNY 2016) written by David Greven, Professor of English, is a Finalist for a Lambda Literary Award

Susan Courtney publishes

Susan Courtney publishes "Split Screen Nation: Moving Images of the American West and South"

This new book traces an oppositional dynamic between the screen West and the screen South that was dramatically shifting in the decades after World War II, and has marked popular ways of imagining the U.S. ever since.

Robert H. Elias Prize 2016-17 Is Awarded to English Department Doctoral Student Hannah Huber

Robert H. Elias Prize 2016-17 Is Awarded to English Department Doctoral Student Hannah Huber

Graduate student receives national recognition for her trailblazing study of Lily Bart, from Edith Wharton's "The House of Mirth", as an example of the pathological restlessness caused by the late 19th-century American urban environment

Sara Schwebel publishes the book

Sara Schwebel publishes the book "Island of the Blue Dolphins: The Complete Reader's Edition" (UC Press, 2016)

Associate Professor of English has published the first ever critical edition of this novel.

USC English Department welcomes new faculty

USC English Department welcomes new faculty

Assistant Professor Qiandi Liu and Associate Professor Michael Dowdy have joined the USC Department of English Language and Literature

Gretchen Woertendyke publishes the book,

Gretchen Woertendyke publishes the book, "Hemispheric Regionalism: Romance and the Geography of Genre"

In this broad-ranging study, Woertendyke reconfigures U.S. literary history as a product of hemispheric relations

Paula R. Feldman publishes

Paula R. Feldman publishes "The Collected Poetry of Mary Tighe"

Tighe, a celebrated Anglo-Irish poet, is best known for her epic Psyche; or, the Legend of Love, based on the classical legend of Psyche and Cupid

Nina Levine publishes

Nina Levine publishes "Practicing the City: Early Modern London on Stage"

This new book explores how the commercial theater operated as a medium as well as a model for urban experience in the burgeoning metropolis of early modern London.

Department of English sponsors 2016 International Comics Arts Forum

Department of English sponsors 2016 International Comics Arts Forum

The Department of English Language and Literature is one of several University of South Carolina sponsors for the 18th annual International Comic Arts Forum (ICAF) to be held at the Inn at USC Wyndham Garden on April 14-16, 2016.

David Greven publishes new book,

David Greven publishes new book, "Ghost Faces"

David Greven, Professor of English, has published a new book on film and masculinity, Ghost Faces: Hollywood and Post-Millennial Masculinity, with SUNY Press.

Associate Professor of English Anne W. Gulick publishes book on Postcolonial Studies

Associate Professor of English Anne W. Gulick publishes book on Postcolonial Studies

Dr. Anne W. Gulick, Associate Professor of English, has published a book, "Literature, Law, and Rhetorical Performance in the Anticolonial Atlantic", with the Ohio State University Press.

David Cowart's latest book focuses on writers coming to prominence in recent decades

David Cowart's latest book focuses on writers coming to prominence in recent decades

"The Tribe of Pyn" (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2015) receives warm endorsements from scholars around the world

English Department Graduate Student Named a Breakthrough Graduate Scholar

English Department Graduate Student Named a Breakthrough Graduate Scholar

Jennifer Blevins, pursuing both an MFA and a Ph.D. in our program, receives award as an outstanding graduate student

Carolina Graduate Literature Society Announces Featured Speakers for Third Annual Conference

Carolina Graduate Literature Society Announces Featured Speakers for Third Annual Conference

Shelly Streeby (UC San Diego) and John Muckelbauer (USC) to keynote the CGLS's Third Annual Graduate English Conference

Book Awarded Richard Wall Memorial Special Jury Prize

Book Awarded Richard Wall Memorial Special Jury Prize

David Shields' recent book, Still: American Silent Motion Picture Photography, has just been awarded the Richard Wall Memorial Special Jury Prize

New Assistant Professor joins the Department of English Language and Literature

New Assistant Professor joins the Department of English Language and Literature

Meet Hannah Rule, our new Assistant Professor of English Language and Literature

Dr. Sara Schwebel Given

Dr. Sara Schwebel Given "Breakthrough Award" and University of California Press Book Contract!

Dr. Sara Schwebel, Associate Professor of English, has been given one of the University of South Carolina's prestigious "Breakthrough Awards."

Michael Gavin has new book from Cambridge University Press

Michael Gavin has new book from Cambridge University Press

Michael's book, The Invention of English Criticism, 1650-1760, delivers a lively account of the ways in which literary criticism developed through the mid-seventeenth to the mid-eighteenth centuries.

USC English Department welcomes new Assistant Professor Mark Minett!

USC English Department welcomes new Assistant Professor Mark Minett!

Assistant Professor Mark Minett has joined the USC Department of English Language and Literature!

 

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