University of Notre Dame, College of Arts and Letters
    Spring 2015
Laura Dassow Walls
Laura Dassow Walls Awarded
NEH Fellowship

Laura Dassow Walls, the William P. and Hazel B. White Professor of English, has been awarded a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to complete a biography of Henry David Thoreau. Read More

Laura Dassow Walls
Matthew Wilkens: Breaking New Ground in the Digital Humanities

Assistant Professor Matthew Wilkens recently won a prestigious fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) for his groundbreaking digital humanities research. Read More

Laura Dassow Walls
Van der Vliet Oloomi Wins Prestigious Whiting Award

Assistant Professor Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi has joined a prestigious group of writers that includes Jonathan Franzen, Alice McDermott, and David Foster Wallace. Read More

Laura Dassow Walls
Scholar of African American Literature to Join Department

Jarvis C. McInnis, a scholar whose research blends African American and African diaspora literature with music and visual culture, will join Notre Dame’s Department of English as an assistant professor in fall 2016. Read More

Laura Dassow Walls
English Major Follows Research Interests Around the World

English major Austin Hagwood ’15 doesn’t dream small. He took a train past the Arctic Circle to meet the only living Finnish rune singer. He interned in Paris at the Shakespeare and Company bookstore and participated in its renowned writers’ group. He taught English courses at Al-Azhar University in Egypt. He ventured to New Zealand to research Maori folklore and literature. And that's not all. Read More

Also in This Issue
John Sitter Receives 2014 Sheedy Teaching Award

Through Technology, Ph.D. Student Expands Humanities Research Opportunities

A Conversation with Creative Writing Program Director Joyelle McSweeney

Yasmin Solomonescu Wins Fellowship From National Humanities Center

Kate Marshall Wins Media Ecology Book Award

Recent Faculty Books

Department of English

Creative Writing Program


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