Faculty and Department News

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

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. Read more
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Jewish mysticism, Kabbalah and the exuberant joy of teaching

Professor Nan Goodman sits down with the College of Arts and Sciences to explain why Jewish mysticism is important, why her course on the topic is so unique and express just how much pleasure she derives from teaching it. Read more

Frankenstein turns 200: We dare you to stitch together your own creation

A CU Boulder Today article featuring a video interview with Stephen Graham Jones: Mary Shelley's monster came alive on the page, launching what has been argued to be the first true science-fiction-horror novel. Now, University Libraries is daring students to craft their own Frankenstein creation. Read more
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Faculty Publications and Awards

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Third Voice, Ruth Ellen Kocher

Third Voice asserts lyric beyond personal expression and drama beyond the stage, using the spectacle of minstrelsy as a deformation of mastery in an audaciously conceptual yet visceral performance. Read more
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Surface Tension, Julie Carr

Taking Dante Gabriel Rossetti, William Morris, and Gerard Manley Hopkins as its primary subjects, Surface Tension reveals how these later Victorian poets repeatedly imagine the aesthetic moment—charged, variegated, intensely focused—as capable of birthing a new, and newly redemptive, culture. Read more
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Harriet Archer's "Unperfect Histories: The Mirror for Magistrates, 1559-1610"

Lecturer Harriet Archer's Unperfect Histories: The Mirror for Magistrates, 1559-1610 , is being published by... Read more
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Alumni News and Publications


Kuwaiti citizen, English grad wins top alumni prize

Yusur Al-Madani will return to Boulder on Oct. 26 to receive CU Boulder’s George Norlin Award, which “recognizes outstanding alumni who have demonstrated a commitment to excellence in their chosen field of endeavor and a devotion to the betterment of society and their community.” Read more

Re-imagining Wharton in modern-day Houston

English alumna Yvonne Georgina Puig talks about her debut novel, A Wife of Noble Character. Read more
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Author imagines a dire future to prevent it

CU Boulder grad Carrie Vaughn’s latest science-fiction novel takes aim at 'generational short-sightedness,' while her collection of short stories wins Colorado Book Award Read more
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Looking Back

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Fred Moten Talk & Reception

On Feb. 6, 2017, award-winning poet and critic Fred Moten visited campus to present a... Read more
End-of-Semester Cocoa Social

End-of-Semester Cocoa Social

On Dec. 6 and 7, 2017, Instructor Teresa Nugent and the Undergraduate Student Advisory Council... Read more

Argue-Seum: Curating the Controversial

On Nov. 16, 2017, Professor Thora Brylowe's First Year Seminar class: Saving the World: Museums,... Read more
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