In celebration of Native American Heritage month, poets.org has collected work by and about Native American poets. Our very own Prof. Mark Turcotte has been featured! To read Professor Turcotte’s poem “Burn” click here. To see the full list of poems and essays, click here.
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 […]
Voting is open for the Chicago Reader’s annual Best of Chicago awards and DePaul’s own Kathleen Rooney has been nominated for the category of Best Novelist! Kathleen has been making waves and garnering well deserved accolades with her new novel, Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk. An urban love-letter and deftly crafted portrait of a powerful woman, Lillian Boxfish has […]
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. […]
Join the English Department in celebrating our graduating students and honoring Francesca Royster for her amazing leadership as char since 2015! The event takes place Friday, June 2nd from 3:00-5:00 pm in A&L 2nd Floor Atrium.
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 […]
Poet Nickole Brown will be in Chicago reading at Women and Children First alongside local poets Simone Muench and DePaul’s own Mark Turcotte. The event takes place Friday, March 17 at 7:30 PM. Find out full information here.
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!
Do you have a faulty or staff advisor that has impacted your life in positive, even life changing way? Then nominate them for the Gerald Paetsch Academic Advising Award! Find out more and send in nominations online here. Nominations are due by Wednesday, March 1.
If you have had a faculty member who has influenced, nourished, and guided your educational experience at DePaul, now is your opportunity show your appreciation! Nominate them for an Excellence in Teaching Award! Send in a nomination letter by Monday, February 20th online.
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 […]
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.” […]