Urrea

Alum blends literary prowess, political commentary

Sept. 28, 2018

While Luis Alberto Urrea was at CU Boulder, Vine Deloria mentored him on a “lifelong project” that would later become The Hummingbird’s Daughter.

Brylowe

Prof wins grant to guide collaborations between instructors, museums

Aug. 19, 2018

Thora Brylowe, assistant professor of English, has won a $10,000 grant for her work in developing protocols to guide undergraduate instructors through museum-based instruction.

souders

English department administrator interviewed in LA Review of Books

Aug. 7, 2018

Grant Souders is not just the face you see as you step into the office of the English department in Hellems Arts & Sciences. He is also an accomplished poet, whose debut collection, Service (Tupelo Press, 2017), has been receiving some well-deserved attention.

Wycisk

Alum who built CPR into statewide powerhouse retires

May 23, 2018

After 40 years as the leader and visionary of Colorado Public Radio, Max Wycisk is stepping down from his position as president on June 30.

marcia douglas

Marcia Douglas publishes "Becoming the Brown Girl in the Ring" in The New York Review of Books

May 7, 2018

Marcia Douglas recently published 'Becoming the Brown Girl in the Ring' in The New York Review of Books.

beechy

English faculty at CU Boulder, elsewhere, eye curricular change

May 4, 2018

The Department of English at CU Boulder is exploring ways to improve students’ learning experiences and encourage future enrollment by studying other universities’ efforts.

goodman

The Puritan Cosmopolis

March 16, 2018

The Puritan Cosmopolis traces a sense of kinship that emerged from within the larger realm of Puritan law and literature in late seventeenth-century New England.

carr

Someone Shot My Book

March 16, 2018

Approaching the practices of reading and writing from a feminist perspective, Julie Carr asks vital ethical questions about the role of poetry—and of art in general—in a violent culture.

banich

New CU Boulder Next national outreach tour kicks off Feb. 24 in Los Angeles

Feb. 5, 2018

Marie Banich, a leading brain researcher who truly does understand what teens are thinking, and Adam Bradley, who makes the case for pop music as poetry, are among the featured presenters on the first stop of the CU Boulder Next national tour.

harriet archer

Unperfect Histories: The Mirror for Magistrates, 1559-1610

Dec. 11, 2017

The Mirror for Magistrates, the collection of de casibus complaint poems in the voices of medieval rulers and rebels compiled by William Baldwin in the 1550s, was central to the development of imaginative literature in the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries.

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