Story Categories: English Department

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, […] Keep reading →
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 […] Keep reading →
January 26, 2017
The family and friends of the late Dr. Jack Boies, a distinguished member of the Wagner English Department for more than two decades, have established an annual award in his memory. The award, with a cash prize of $500, will be given annually for the best work of poetry, fiction or drama by a Wagner […] Keep reading →
December 12, 2016
Dr. Thomas, Wagner English professor, has been teaching and studying film this fall as a Fulbright scholar at Addis Ababa University Keep reading →
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November 17, 2016
Wagner in the news — Journalism professor Claire Regan wrote a short Veterans’ Day story for about Wagner’s Veterans’ Village, where service members who enrolled at Wagner after WWII lived. Read her story online Keep reading →
November 16, 2016
On Monday, November 14th, current students met Alumni and heard their stories about their careers and activities since graduating from Wagner. The alumni who shared their experiences are: Barbara Bellesi ('99 English/Technical Theatre) currently Assistant Director in the Center for Academic and Career Engagement and a freelance writer Ed Burke '80 (English), Deputy Borough President, […] Keep reading →
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July 19, 2016
Teaching film theory, cultural studies at Addis Ababa University Keep reading →
Arijeta Lajka ’15, an English and Political Science major, has been selected for a 2016–2017 Fulbright Award to Turkey.
June 13, 2016
Former Wagnerian editor will teach English in Turkey Keep reading →
May 9, 2016
Just a year after graduating from Wagner College, Emily Rekstis (class of 2014) found herself giving a speech alongside the musician Abe Guthrie, grandson of the famous American folksinger Woodie Guthrie, about the subject of Huntington's Disease. How she got to this place was through writing. Today, not only is Emily earning a living by […] Keep reading →
February 12, 2016
On Tuesday, February 10th, Wagner College hosted the New Negress Film Society, who exhibited six of their short films: "Boneshaker" by Frances Bodomo, "Pain Revisited" by Dyani Douze and Nontsikelelo Mutiti, "An Ecstatic Experience" and "Cakes da Killa: No Homo" by Ja'tovia Gary, "savage" by Kumi James, and "Seventh Grade" by Stefani Saintonge. The Society […] Keep reading →