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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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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, all of whom benefitted from her passion for literature, truth, and beauty.
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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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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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Education Secretary, English
4168 JFSB
(801) 422-3398
dixie_archibald@byu.edu
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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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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
PROVO, Utah (May 15, 2020)—Dean of the College of Humanities, J. Scott Miller, has reappointed Professor Lance Larson (English) as chair of the BYU English department. Larsen has been serving as department chair since May 2017 and will now serve another term in this position.
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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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March 09, 2020 12:00 AM
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.
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March 04, 2020 12:00 AM
Four female panelists talked about their experiences pursuing a career while raising a family and shared how they were able to accomplish both.
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February 10, 2020 12:00 AM
Author Kirstin Chen read from her most recent novel, Bury What We Cannot Take, and shared insight on how she navigated writing about an unfamiliar culture in the historical fiction genre.
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January 25, 2020 12:00 AM
As the key speaker for the annual Nan Osmond Grass Lecture, award-winning poet Maurice Manning shared personal experiences and poetic expertise with BYU students and faculty.
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November 04, 2014 12:00 AM
2014 James Barker award winner Gregory Clark, associate dean and English professor in BYU’s College of Humanities, explains how language strives to express experience and how jazz music exemplifies a possible solution when words fail.
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