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Julia Flanders and Nicole Aljoe Win Grant Funding for Interdisciplinary Research

Julia Flanders, Professor of the Practice in English, and Nicole Aljoe, Associate Professor in English, have received Northeastern TIER 1 grant funding for their project, “Representing Racial Identity in Early Women’s Writing.” This competitive funding was awarded to projects that “position the university to compete in emerging areas of significant research funding,” with particularly favor…
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Published On: May 4, 2020 |
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Ellen Noonan Wins CSSH Outstanding Teaching Award

We are proud to announce that Ellen Noonan, Associate Teaching Professor in English, has won a 2019-2020 Outstanding Teaching Award from the College of Social Sciences and Humanities. From the CSSH website: “The college recognizes Ellen Noonan as an exceptional teacher of writing and creative writing who facilitates inclusive spaces where students become collaborators and…
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Published On: May 1, 2020 |
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Matthew Hitchcock (PhD ’21) Wins Outstanding Graduate Student Award for Teaching

We are proud to announce that Matthew Hitchcock (PhD ’21) has won the Outstanding Graduate Student Award for Teaching from the Office of the Provost at Northeastern University. Winners of this award are chosen for their demonstration of “an exceptional ability to communicate ideas and concepts in the classroom and a talent for inspiring students.”…
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Published On: April 22, 2020 | Tags: ,,,,
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GRE Requirement Now Optional for English Master’s Applicants

In an effort to increase access to our graduate programs, the English Department at Northeastern is proud to announce that the GRE is now optional for all applicants to our Master of Arts degree program. This change will be permanent and takes effect immediately. More information about deadlines and required application materials can be found…
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Published On: April 17, 2020 | Tags:
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Shun Kiang (PhD ’15) wins New Faculty Member of the Year Award

Shun Kiang (PhD ’15) has won the New Faculty Member of the Year Award from the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Central Oklahoma, where he teaches as an Assistant Professor of English. This award is designated for faculty members who have not yet completed the third year of full-time teaching with UCO….
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Qianqian Zhang-Wu is selected for Hong Liu China Studies Research Award

Assistant Teaching Professor of Multilingual Writing and Multilingual Writing Coordinator Qianqian Zhang-Wu has been awarded a grant from the Northeastern Asian Studies program to support research on the academic writing experiences of Chinese international undergraduate students at Northeastern. Professor Zhang-Wu is one of two recipients of this competitive award, which is awarded annually to support…
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Published On: April 13, 2020 |
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Professors Sari Altschuler and Elizabeth Maddock Dillon compile crowd-sourced Humanities COVID-19 syllabus

              To help us think and teach about contagion, global health, and community in a time of social distancing and fear, Professors Sari Altschuler and Elizabeth Maddock Dillon have compiled the first iteration of a crowd-sourced Humanities COVID-19 Syllabus focusing on the literary, historical, philosophical, religious and cultural aspects…
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Published On: April 9, 2020 |
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Elizabeth Maddock Dillon and William Bond (PhD ’21) are selected for Humanities Center Resident Fellowship Program

  Please join us in congratulating Distinguished Professor of English Elizabeth Maddock Dillon and PhD candidate William Bond for their selection as faculty fellow and graduate fellow, respectively, for the seventh annual Northeastern University Humanities Center Resident Fellowship Program. Taken from the Humanities Center website: The Humanities Center Fellowship program brings together scholars across disciplines…
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Sari Altschuler wins National Endowment for the Humanities grant

Associate Professor of English and Associate Director of the Humanities Center Sari Altschuler and Assistant Professor of History Chris Parsons have won a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) grant to grow the digital component of the health humanities curriculum for undergraduates at Northeastern. These grants are awarded on a highly competitive basis to “support…
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Published On: April 8, 2020 | Tags: ,,,
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Heather Falconer (PhD ’18) accepts tenure-track position at Curry College

  Heather Falconer (PhD ’18) has accepted a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Writing at Curry College starting this fall. This position is a shift from her current special appointment at the college, which she began in Fall 2018. Heather successfully defended her dissertation, “Triple-binds and Unintended Consequences: Exploring Scientific Discursive Identity Development with…
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