Story Categories: English Department News

Post Image for Alumni Profile: Monika Khaltsev
March 13, 2019
Three days before I was supposed to move from Michigan into my dorm at Harborview, a small earthquake rippled up from the D.C. area, the tremors just barely reaching New York. My mother, about to release (or unleash, depending on who you ask), her firstborn into the wild, tried to convince me to delay my […]
Post Image for Boies 2019 Creative Writing Award
February 8, 2019
The family and friends of the late Dr. Boies, a distinguished member of the Wagner English Department for more than two decades, have established an annual award in his memory. The award will be given annually for the best work of poetry, fiction, or drama by a Wagner College undergraduate. Students who wish to be […]
November 5, 2018
Recently some English major alumni returned to campus to talk with current students. In case you were unable to be there, you can read some of their thoughts below. We asked them to reply to a few key questions: Adam Hecht, Class of ‘05  Director, Program Management, Booster  How did you come to the position […]
Post Image for Theater and Film Professors Asteway Mellese and Eyerusalem Kassahun from Ethiopia Visit Wagner College, Present Their Research
April 25, 2018
Travelling from Ethiopia to the United States for the first time, Asteway Mellese and Eyerusalem Kassahun visited Wagner College for three days, April 17 to April 19, 2018. Asteway is a professor in the theater department and Public and International Relations Directorate at Wolkite University, and Eyerusalem is a professor in the School of Theater at Addis […]
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December 19, 2017
This fall semester of 2017, Wagner’s English Department welcomed two visitors from Ethiopia, Professor Aboneh Ashagrie and Professor Teferi Nigussie Tafa. Aboneh Ashagrie, a professor of theater and film at Addis Ababa University, received a Civil Society Scholar fellowship from Open Society Foundations (OSF) to study how colleges and universities in America teach theater and […]
Post Image for English prof publishes new book
September 13, 2017
Professor Steven Thomas publishes new scholarly work on slavery, the 18th Century and the movies
Post Image for Welcome, new professors!
August 23, 2017
Wagner College welcomes four new, full-time, tenure-track assistant professors to our faculty for the 2017-18 academic year
Post Image for Wagner College Alumni Publishes 2nd Poetic Memoir
May 22, 2017
Jonathan Pigno, a former English major and Wagner College alumnus (Class of 2010 and 2012 [graduate]) has published his second poetic memoir titled  My Own Written Winter. Jonathan D. Pigno centers his new poetry collection on the beauty and power of the winter season. He examines the isolation the winter months can create but also […]
April 11, 2017
After graduating in 2014, Lexi Smail began working for Hachette Book Group’s Center Street imprint. At first, she primarily assisted one executive editor and one senior editor on non-fiction titles, but after working there just a year, she acquired and edited her first book, The Engagement Game, by Joi-Marie McKenzie. Published last month on March 21, […]
Post Image for English Majors are the Hot New Hires
March 10, 2017
Attention English Majors and Minors! Are you curious about your future after graduation? Many prominent media outlets recently reported about the benefits of graduating with a degree in English. Read below and visit the links to learn more about how your English major will help you stand out in the crowded job market. According to […]