Faculty and Department News


English graduation ceremony

The Department of English will hold its 2018 graduation ceremony on May 11 at 9 a.m. in the Mary Rippon Theatre. Join us! Read more
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Get Lost in a Great Book this Summer

The Department of English offers on-campus and online courses for both majors and nonmajors in summer. Use your summer—whether you plan to be in Boulder, back home, or somewhere in between—to get lost in a good book and earn credit toward your degree. 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
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Faculty Publications and Awards


Congratulations to Paul Youngquist for winning this year‘s BFA Award for Excellence in Research, Scholarly and Creative Works!

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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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