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May 20, 2019
From September 2018 to May 2019, Dr. Steven W. Thomas was the Barra Sabbatical Fellow at the McNeil Center for Early American Studies. Located at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, the McNeil Center is the premier research institution for the interdisciplinary study of the “early” (before 1850) histories and cultures of North America and […]
 
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May 17, 2019
Prof. Sabatino focuses on 'multimodal composing,' using words, images, colors, gestures, movement
 
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April 16, 2019
Four Wagner College journalism students (Jack Graham, Gabriella Walker, Abby Buckborough, Devyn Storholm) were witnesses to history when this year’s Pulitzer Prize presentations were made at Columbia University yesterday. Thanks to their professor, Claire Regan, president of the NYC chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, for getting them tickets!
 
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March 19, 2019
The Wagner College circle of Sigma Tau Delta, the international collegiate honor society for students of English at four-year colleges and universities, recently inducted its latest membership class. New members must be within the top 30% of their class and have a 3.50 GPA. In the photo (L2R) are Eleni Rotzokou, Elizabeth Kurkin, James Hagenberg, […]
 
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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 […]
 
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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 […]
 
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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 […]
 
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September 13, 2017
Professor Steven Thomas publishes new scholarly work on slavery, the 18th Century and the movies