Posted in On Campus on April 5, 2016
Poet Robert Hass drew listeners into his work during a reading at Swasey.
Posted in On Campus on March 11, 2016
First-year George Malloch-Brown shares a passion for dueling and writing with his English professor, Peter Grandbois.
Posted in On Campus on February 26, 2016
Piper Kerman, author of “Orange is the New Black,” shares some thoughts on the current state of prisons in America.
Posted in Academics & Research on January 29, 2016
The English department’s Michael Croley, Jack Shuler, and Ann Townsend open the spring Beck Series season with a “Home Series” sampling of some of their powerful recent writing.
Posted in On Campus on November 19, 2015
Vail Series guest artist and MacArthur award winner Regina Carter talks to an English class about loss, identity, and the power of music.
Posted in Sights & Sounds on October 31, 2015
For one evening, Granville is overrun with mummies, ninjas, princesses, and poets.
Posted in On Campus on September 14, 2015
Three of our own launch the new season of the Beck Series.
Posted in Academics & Research on July 28, 2015
Isabel Randolph ’16 has spent her summer trying to capture her time abroad in a creative writing project.
Posted in On Campus on June 17, 2015
As students work this week at the annual Jonathan R. Reynolds Young Writers Workshop, we take a look at the career of the writer who brought it to life.
Posted in Academics & Research on April 10, 2015
Double majors combine their disciplines, finding narrative in movement.
Posted in On Campus on April 3, 2015
8 quick tips from a group of successful alumni.
Posted in On Campus on December 1, 2014
Students gather on campus for the National Novel Writing Month.
Posted in On Campus on October 29, 2014
A death row survivor describes his ordeal and demonstrates the flaws in our death penalty system.
Posted in Academics & Research on September 18, 2014
Professor Ann Townsend ’85 and VIDA fight for gender equality in the world of literary publications.
Posted in Academics & Research on July 11, 2014
One summer scholar is finding that M*A*S*H can teach us plenty about history and war — but there’s a lot to learn about gender roles, too. Take, for example, “Hot Lips” Houlihan …
Posted in Academics & Research on March 11, 2014
Denison welcomes the newest group of tenured faculty. When you see these folks on campus, don’t forget to say congrats!
Posted in Academics & Research on March 6, 2014
The Department of Theatre presents “Malvolio,” a new play by Playwright-in-Residence Betty Shamieh.
Posted in On Campus on February 14, 2014
How to balance a writer’s life with a career when they’re not exactly one and the same.
Posted in Academics & Research on January 7, 2014
What Sherlock Holmes, Dear Watson, and their shared turf on Baker Street can teach us about the liberal arts experience.
Posted in On Campus on December 17, 2013
Things just got awfully quiet around here.
Posted in Voices of Denison on December 4, 2013
English professor Jim Davis remembers an iconic iconoclast, 20 years after his death.
Posted in Academics & Research on November 7, 2013
Cartoonist Alison Bechdel came to campus and got students to think about the many ways stories can be told.
Posted in Academics & Research on September 23, 2013
Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Philip Levine gives aspiring writers some advice for a life well led.
Posted in Beyond Campus on August 16, 2013
Caroline Spence ’11 takes the stage at the Rocky Mountain Folks Festival—and she may earn yet another prize for her work.
Posted in Beyond Campus on July 24, 2013
Did you notice the alumna featured in Sunday’s New York Times? And no, we’re not talking about Jennifer Garner ’94.
Posted in Beyond Campus on June 20, 2013
Jennifer Luebbers ’09 shares her work, which recently earned her the Diane Middlebrook Poetry Fellowship at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Posted in Voices of Denison on May 24, 2013
His daughter’s college graduation got Matthew Harrington ’84 thinking about a few important life lessons.
Posted in On Campus on April 12, 2013
Sister Helen Prejean, human rights activist and author of Dead Man Walking, brings lessons from death row to Denison.
Posted in Voices of Denison on February 22, 2013
Daniel Littman ’15 reflects on his time working with other students at the writing center.
Posted in Academics & Research on November 8, 2012
Exile, a student literary journal, has been published for more than 50 years. And now it’s all online.
Posted in On Campus on September 18, 2012
Author Pam Houston ’83 returns to campus for a reading that celebrates 50 years of the Beck Lecture Series.
Posted in Beyond Campus on May 2, 2012
What happens when greed goes unchecked? Kirk Combe and his son explore the possibilities in their new sci-fi film, The Feed.
Posted in Academics & Research on March 19, 2012
The Orangeburg Massacre, one of the first violent civil rights confrontations on an American college campus, is the subject of a new book by faculty member Jack Shuler.
Posted in Beyond Campus on March 2, 2012
Matthew Harrington ’84 is taking on a new role as global COO of the world’s largest public relations firm.
Posted in Academics & Research on February 9, 2012
Assistant Professor of English and Pulitzer nominee Peter Grandbois on the wonder of teaching and writing.
Posted in Academics & Research on February 8, 2012
Brenda Boyle, one of the college’s newly tenured professors, directs the Writing Center and teaches English courses, but she values her mentoring and advising roles, as well.
Posted in On Campus on November 28, 2011
The pure joy of putting words on a page gets a crazy boost in November as aspiring writers take on the NaNoWriMo Challenge.
Posted in Beyond Campus on October 24, 2011
Mikala Hansen ’07 has won the national award for playwriting excellence, and she’s just getting started.
Posted in Academics & Research on September 26, 2011
Roethke Prize-winning poet David Baker on the purpose of poetry, substance of art, and the inspiration of the Midwest.
Posted in Academics & Research on August 1, 2011
Notice anything missing in The Times’ book reviews? Why are so few women writers featured?
Posted in Voices of Denison on July 29, 2011
Allison Kranek, a 2011 graduate and President’s Medalist, reflects on the experience of helping English professor Fred Porcheddu develop and teach Denison’s first-ever course on children’s literature.
Posted in Beyond Campus on December 2, 2010
NPR’s annual holiday favorite, “Hanukkah Lights,” features a story by English prof and award-winning author Margot Singer.
Posted in Academics & Research on November 10, 2010
Assoc. Professor of English Fred Porcheddu ’87 uncovers history through a medieval manuscript.