Story Categories: English Department News

 
July 24, 2022
Wagner College English Professor Emerita Susan Bernardo has published a new book, The Self and Community in Star Trek: Voyager. The book examines the the unique dimensions of the popular television show to explore what it has to teach us about our humanity and our relation to others and the environment. In a sense, her […]
 
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April 21, 2022
Writing center director addresses Mid-Atlantic Writing Center Association conference
 
April 8, 2022
On April 7th, 2022, the English department held its third, virtual open-mic poetry event, once again hosted by Professor Thomas Fucaloro. The evening included two honored guests from the New York community, Taylor Steele and Patrick Roche. Steele is a queer, black writer, performer, and photographer born and based in New York City. A Pushcart […]
 
March 16, 2022
Wagner College's professor of journalism Claire Regan became the president-elect of the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) last September 2021. Regan has been teaching at Wagner for more than 30 years and also advises the nationally recognized student newspaper, The Wagnerian. The Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) is one of the oldest organizations representing journalists, […]
 
February 3, 2022
Alison Arant, Wagner College Associate Professor of English, is the featured guest on the February 2, 2022 episode of The International Anthony Burgess Foundation Podcast. Professor Arant was invited to talk about Flannery O’Connor’s 1952 novel Wise Blood, which Burgess included on his 1984 list of Ninety-Nine Novels: The Best in English since 1939 — […]
 
October 22, 2021
October 21, 2021, the English department had its fall semester virtual open mic poetry night, hosted by creative writing professor Thomas Fucaloro. Poets both young and old gathered together on Zoom to read and perform their work. The evening included two honored guests from the New York community, Omar Holman and Peggy Robles-Alvarado, who headlined […]
 
September 21, 2021
Congratulations to Dr. Susan Bernardo and her fellow contributors to “Approaches to Teaching the Works of Octavia E. Butler,” winner of the 2021 Teaching Literature Book Award.  An international prize recognizing the best book on teaching college-level literature, this biennial award is given by the graduate faculty in English at Idaho State University. In honoring […]
 
August 22, 2021
After Glen MacDonald graduated from Wagner College in 2018, he decided to take a risk and pursue a job teaching English in Vietnam. It was his first time to ever travel to there, a world quite unknown to him. Since then, he has been teaching at public schools and learning centers in Hanoi. But in […]
 
April 26, 2021
On April 22, 2021, Wagner College virtually hosted (via Zoom) a guest speaker from Aarhus University in Denmark. Professor Mads Anders Baggesgaard spoke to the students of Wagner history professor Rita Reynolds and English professor Steven W. Thomas and others in the audience on the topic of Denmark's historical role in the transatlantic slave trade. […]
 
March 25, 2021
On the evening of March 18, 2021, Wagner College students and faculty, as well as guests from the community, gathered together virtually on Zoom to participate in an open-mic poetry event. The event was kicked off by the guest poet L. Ash Williams, who also faciliated the open-mic with the students. Williams is a native […]