Congratulations to Julija Šukys, who has been selected as a University of Missouri System Presidential Engagement Fellow.
Click here for a Mizzou News feature on Frances Dickey's recent research on the correspondence between T. S. Eliot and Emily Hale.
The English Department is delighted to recognize our students who received undergraduate and graduate degrees this year.
Samantha Edmonds, one of our PhD students, has published an op-ed piece in The New York Times that looks ahead to the end of our current pandemic, giving us much-needed hope at this time.
Dr. Jaquetta Shade-Johnson, a new Assistant Professor in English, has been busy in her first few months at Mizzou with teaching, research, and, above all, making connections across the university.
Frances Dickey is in Princeton for a major event in the study of T. S. Eliot: the long anticipated unveiling of about 1,000 letters from Eliot to Emily Hale. These letters have been sealed for more than 60 years and promise to shed biographical and critical light on Eliot.
Dr. West’s current project, An American Classic, will help mark Masterpiece’s fiftieth birthday in 2021, asking centrally how this show tells a decidedly American story or two.
Professor Speer Morgan, longtime editor of The Missouri Review, is to receive the 2019 Missouri Humanities Distinguished Literary Achievement Award at a ceremony in November in St. Louis.