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In the News
Plutzik Reading Series: Patrick Phillips
February 5, 2019 at 5 p.m.
Welles-Brown Room, Rush Rhees Library
Did you know?
English department faculty have garnered numerous awards and honors, including from the National Endowment for the Arts, Guggenheim Foundation, Newberry Library, and Modern Language Association, among others.
For 20+ years, Professor Emeritus Russell Peck led the “Theater in England” course, shepherding participants to multiple plays each day over two weeks. Katherine Mannheimer now leads the course.
Blake/An Illustrated Quarterly, a journal devoted to the artist and poet William Blake, is celebrating its 50th year in 2016-17.
Horror Films Offer a Psychological Thrill Ride
There’s a lot of thought behind a good scare. So says Jason Middleton, an associate professor of English and the director of the Film and Media Studies Program. A scholar and experimental filmmaker, he studies both documentary and horror films. He’s also a featured expert in the new AMC documentary Eli Roth’s History of Horror, a seven-part series that also includes commentary by such luminaries of the genre as Stephen King, Jamie Lee Curtis, and Jordan Peele.Read More
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