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Associate Professor Paul Westover and students enrolled in his Fall 2019 Romantic literature course curated exhibits to honor the memory of the English poet William Wordsworth and his sister, diarist Dorothy Wordsworth.
Professor Jane Hinckley presented on one of Jane Austen’s famous novels Emma to inspire audiences to form a deeper relationship with the text.
Lila Rice spent 18 months serving and teaching people in Macedonia, and she continues to serve them from home as she helps translate the Book of Mormon into Macedonian.
Illness has been recorded in art for much of human history. In the fall of 2017, my colleague Brian Poole and I co-taught an Honors 220: Unexpected Connections course we titled “Literature and Disease.” The class was Brian’s idea. He’s a microbiologist in the College of Life Sciences, a virologist, and an expert on the human immune system.
Collected creative works made by students at the Intermountain Indian School shed new light on a dark past.
How can poetry, plays, and art flourish during a deadly pandemic? Learn how Shakespeare used the time of plagues to spur his creativity!
What is the perfect recipe for a cooking competition show? Professor Dennis Cutchins argues that The Great British Bake Off has found it.
Dean of the College of Humanities, J. Scott Miller, has reappointed Professor Lance Larson (English) as chair of the BYU English department.
Professor Greg Clark (English) and Marcus Roberts, professional jazz pianist, worked together with Roberts’ band to demonstrate the unlikely connection between jazz and democracy.
Associate Dean Leslee Thorne-Murphy lectured during Education Week 2019 on Victorian Christmas literature and how authors focused on Christ despite the rise of commercialization.
Lisa Valentine Clark visited students as the keynote speaker for the annual English Symposium to talk about how her English teaching degree has shaped her life.
Four female panelists talked about their experiences pursuing a career while raising a family and shared how they were able to accomplish both.