Faculty and Department News


Colorado Shakespeare Festival: Bringing the Bard back to Boulder

Returning for its 61st season, the Colorado Shakespeare Festival (CSF) will bring five classic plays, including William Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour’s Lost and Richard III, to CU Boulder stages from June 8 to Aug. 12. Read more

English faculty at CU Boulder, elsewhere, eye curricular change

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

Stephen Graham Jones in the News

Stephen Graham Jones, as always, has been in the news lately. Check out the latest news items, reviews, and online performances in which he has recently appeared. Read more
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Faculty Publications and Awards


Paul Youngquist receives 2018 BFA Award for Excellence in Research, Scholarly and Creative Works

A colleague praises his work, saying “Youngquist looks to these enslaved peoples’ acts of creative resistance as a means of wresting from a dehumanizing system dignity, agency, and beauty.” Read more

Is That the Sound of a Piano Coming from Several Houses Down?, Noah Eli Gordon

"'The devil is in the details' is not a phrase that I feel I fully understood until I read Noah Eli Gordon's clever book, Is That the Sound of a Piano Coming from Several Houses Down? The problem is, as Gordon might write, that the devil, while enjoying his/her residence among the details, has no necessary relationship to them. Read more

The Puritan Cosmopolis, Nan Goodman

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. 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, 2018, 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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