Congratulations to Kathleen Rooney!

Congratulations to Kathleen Rooney, whose novel, Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk, is a finalist for the Chicago Writers Association’s 2017 Book of the Year! Kathleen teaches English and Creative Writing at DePaul University and is the author of eight books of poetry, nonfiction, and fiction. Congrats, Kathleen, you make the department proud! A synopsis of Lillian Boxfish […]

Good News for Alumnus Thom Kudla!

The English Department received wonderful news that alumnus Thom Kudla’s latest book, HOW I AM DIFFERENT, was named a finalist in the Poetry Category of the 2017 Next Generation Indie Book Awards! The ebook version won multiple medals in the 2017 Global Ebook Awards. HOW WE ARE DIFFERENT (HWAD), an Apple app based on that […]

Congrats to Our Graduates! Time to Enjoy Summer!

As final grades roll-in, Ex Libris wants to offer its congratulations to all English graduate students for their hard work this year! Kudos, you make this department great. Also, deserving recognition as the year closes is Bill Johnson-Gonzalez who earned a well deserved tenure track position this year. Superb! And a nod to adjunct faculty […]

MAE Mihaela Stoica Presenting at 2017 SFRA Conference

Congratulations to MAE Mihaela Stoica who will be presenting a paper on ambivalent masculinity in James Tiptree, Jr’s novella “Huston, Houston, Do You Read?” at the 2017 Science Fiction Research Association annual conference. The five day conference hosted by the University of California at Riverside takes place from June 27 to July 1 with the theme […]

A Few End of the Year Congratulations are in Order

As the quarter inches closer to summer break, Ex Libris would like to update folks on a few awesome accomplishments from the last few weeks. First, a kudos to Dave Welch who will be spending part of his summer at the Sewanee Writer’s Conference, and will have his tuition paid as their Tennessee Williams Scholar. […]

Two Spring Quarter Congratulations

Ex Libris would like to extend congratulations to two professors with exciting news this Spring Quarter. First off, a huge congrats and a best wishes to adjunct faculty member Chris Eagle! Chris has accepted a full-time position as a Senior Lecturer in the Medical Humanities at Emory University’s Center for the Study of Human Health. For […]

Early Congratulations to Paula McQuade!

Ex Libris would like to offer early congratulations to Professor Paula McQuade for her upcoming publication Catechisms and Women’s Writing in Seventeenth Century England. The book is due out June of this year from Cambridge University Press. See the image above for a sneak-peak at the beautiful cover design. We couldn’t be more proud Paula!

The LAS Graduate Student Conference, this Friday!

The LAS Graduate Student Conference is happening this Friday! The conference showcases work from graduate students across the university, and is a unique opportunity to see the projects your DePaul colleagues have been working on. Students are especially encouraged to support their fellow English students presenting. During session I from 1:30-2:45, Mihaela Stoica (MAE),  Jordan […]

Good News for Alumnus John C. Lillig!

The English Department received wonderful news this week that alumnus John C. Lillig was named a partner at Hoogendoorn & Talbot LLP, effective January 2017! Previously, John had been an associate at the firm since 2010. He concentrates his practice on counseling for-profit and non-profit corporations and individuals on transactional, real estate, and copyright matters. […]

A Few Big Congrats!!

Ex Libris wants to give a shout-out to a few members of the DePaul English community we are especially proud of this month! First off, a huge congratulations to Kathleen Rooney for the release of her highly anticipated novel Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk! Can’t wait to read it Kathleen!! Borja Cabada, a recent graduate of […]

Congrats Summer Research Grant Winners!

The English Department is especially thankful for its amazing faculty and staff this holiday season! In particular, the following individuals who won Summer Research Grants from the College of liberal Arts and Sciences! Barrie Jean Borich, for her proposal, “Oh, What a Beautiful City.” Jim Fairhall, for his proposal, “James Joyce, Nature, and the Body.” […]