Home » News

News

Lee (BA ’18) accepts position at Mailchimp

Yvonne Lee (B.A. English & Communication Studies ’18) completed an internship at Mailchimp and was hired as a full-time UX Content Strategist. Congratulations, Yvonne!

Published On: August 17, 2018 | Tags: ,
Facebook Twitter Google Print Friendly and PDF

These students are making science easier to understand on wikipedia, one article at a time

“Bridging the gap between science and communication is very important, but scientists rarely communicate their work effectively enough for a broad audience to understand. That’s the principle that underpins an unusual task Cecelia Musselman assigns to students in her ‘Advanced Writing for the Sciences’ course.” Read the full article in News@Northeastern.

Published On: August 15, 2018 | Tags: ,
Facebook Twitter Google Print Friendly and PDF

Alberdi (BA ’17) to be Literary Associate for Huntington Theater Company

J. Sebastián Alberdi (B.A.’17) has accepted a position as Literary Associate at the Huntington Theater Company. Sebastián studied with Luis Alfaro and all the other fellows in LA at the 2018 Lambda Literary’s Writers Retreat for Emerging LGBTQ Voices. His capstone project, “YES, an erasure of Ulysses‘s final chapter,” written with guidance from Professors Patrick Mullen and…
Read more »

Published On: | Tags:
Facebook Twitter Google Print Friendly and PDF

Kapica (PhD ’15) accepts tenure-track position at Keuka College

Steven Kapica (Ph.D. ’15) has accepted a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of English and Director of the Writing Program at Keuka College in New York. This is a new position, and Steven has been hired to build and provide vision for the writing program.  Steven has a piece in a forthcoming essay collection titled…
Read more »

Published On: August 13, 2018 | Tags: ,,
Facebook Twitter Google Print Friendly and PDF

Professor Flanders, Sarah Connell (PhD ’14) receive NEH grant

Professor of the Practice Julia Flanders received an NEH grant in the category of Institutes for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities. She and Dr. Sarah Connell (Ph.D. ’14) will be co-directors for the project, “Word Vectors for the Thoughtful Humanist: Institutes on Critical Teaching and Research with Vector Space Models.” For more information about this…
Read more »

Published On: August 9, 2018 |
Facebook Twitter Google Print Friendly and PDF

Laura Proszak elected to RSA Board of Directors

Doctoral candidate Laura Proszak has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Rhetoric Society of America. Laura is currently working on her dissertation, “An Experiential and Classed Rhetorical Education at a Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth-Century Manual Training School for Immigrants” (directed by Professor Ellen Cushman). Congratulations, Laura!

Published On: August 2, 2018 | Tags: ,
Facebook Twitter Google Print Friendly and PDF

Professor Aljoe, Everyday Boston, and ENGAGE receive Mass Humanities grant for “Stories of Our Streets”

Professor Nicole N. Aljoe, along with Everyday Boston and ENGAGE, was awarded a Mass Humanities grant for a project called, “Stories of Our Streets.” This project is intended to be part of Mass Humanities’s Engaging New Audiences in the Humanities initiative. Associate Teaching Professor of English Ellen Noonan is also contributing to the grant project. Honors students…
Read more »

Published On: July 10, 2018 | Tags: ,,
Facebook Twitter Google Print Friendly and PDF

Professor Aljoe’s new book explores the field of early Caribbean literary history

Professor Nicole N. Aljoe’s new book, Literary Histories of the Early Anglophone Caribbean: Islands in the Stream, co-edited by Brycchan Carey and Tom Krise, was published by Palgrave Macmillan and is available at palgrave.com.  The collection of essays sets out to explore and define aspects of the field of early Caribbean literary history. Congratulations, Professor Aljoe!

Published On: | Tags:
Facebook Twitter Google Print Friendly and PDF

Hastings (M.A. ’07, Ph.D. ’17) accepts a position at Rowan College

Sarah Hastings (M.A. ’07, Ph.D. ’17) has accepted a tenure-track position in the Department of English at Rowan College at Gloucester County in Sewell, NJ. Sarah defended her dissertation, “‘Women Are Words’: Marriage, Language, and the Production of ‘Woman’ in Eighteenth-Century British Women’s Fiction” (directed by Professor Nicole Aljoe), on December 1, 2017.  

Published On: May 1, 2018 | Tags: ,
Facebook Twitter Google Print Friendly and PDF

Dwyer accepts position at Austin Community College

Doctoral candidate Dania Dwyer has accepted a position as Assistant Professor of English at Austin Community College in Austin, TX. She will be teaching literature and composition courses. Dania plans to defend her dissertation, “Writing Genre, Writing Resistance: Uptake, Action, and the Making of Resistance in Anglophone Caribbean Poetry” (directed by Professor Mya Poe), this…
Read more »

Published On: April 30, 2018 | Tags: ,
Facebook Twitter Google Print Friendly and PDF