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July 16, 2021 06:31 PM
Writing can be an arduous pursuit, but teaching other how to write can be even more difficult. Educators from around the state met for three weeks to share insights and ideas on writing instruction for all grade levels.
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April 26, 2021 10:37 PM
Olson’s first novel, Sing Me Forgotten, was published in March of 2021 by HarperCollins and is a testament to her perseverance as a writer.
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March 12, 2021 01:21 PM
With hundreds of participants and attendees, this year’s English Symposium was a massive success despite the challenges of moving to an online format.
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March 10, 2021 10:57 PM
Professor Jason Kerr (English) dives into the work and career of 17th century English preacher.
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February 26, 2021 11:05 AM
Associate Professor Brandie Siegfried passed away peacefully on February 16, 2021, after a battle with cancer. She will be greatly missed by her friends, family, colleagues, and students.
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February 18, 2021 12:16 PM
Just before the semester began, the BYU English Department announced a redesigned English major, which includes changes to the offered courses and requirements of the degree.
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December 03, 2020 12:00 AM
Matthew Wickman, professor of English and founding director of the Humanities Center, advised students to rely on the Spirit at BYU's weekly devotional.
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November 21, 2020 12:00 AM
Associate Professor Joey Franklin tackles some of the most pressing issues facing society today using his favorite medium: the essay
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November 04, 2020 12:00 AM
With increasing interest in writing young adult literature, BYU graduate students strive to help undergraduate students find the literary resources and connections they need to be successful.
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September 29, 2020 12:00 AM
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.
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September 23, 2020 12:00 AM
Professor Jane Hinckley presented on one of Jane Austen’s famous novels Emma to inspire audiences to form a deeper relationship with the text.
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August 29, 2020 12:00 AM
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.
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June 13, 2020 12:00 AM
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.
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June 13, 2020 12:00 AM
Collected creative works made by students at the Intermountain Indian School shed new light on a dark past.
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May 24, 2020 12:00 AM
How can poetry, plays, and art flourish during a deadly pandemic? Learn how Shakespeare used the time of plagues to spur his creativity!
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May 24, 2020 12:00 AM
What is the perfect recipe for a cooking competition show? Professor Dennis Cutchins argues that The Great British Bake Off has found it.
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May 17, 2020 12:00 AM
Dean of the College of Humanities, J. Scott Miller, has reappointed Professor Lance Larson (English) as chair of the BYU English department.
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May 02, 2020 12:00 AM
Professor Greg Clark (English) and Marcus Roberts, professional jazz pianist, worked together with Roberts’ band to demonstrate the unlikely connection between jazz and democracy.
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