Latest News

12/4/19
Bill Solomon, one of the department's most generous and talented mentors, has been recognized with this year's Graduate Student Mentoring Award.  As one of his students put it in a letter on his behalf: "While I'm sure there are plenty of other awards Bill could justifiably be nominated for, this one seems especially made for him."  We couldn't agree more.  Congratulations!
11/1/19
Myung Mi Kim recently published Civil Bound.  This, her 6th major book of poetry, explores how language mediates and enables community, nationalism, colonialism, history, and memory.  As one reviewer puts it: "Prepare to be stunned." 
10/10/19
As part of Carla Mazzio's "Shakespeare in Film" class, Francesco Nuzzi will be on campus to discuss "Star Crossed Lovers" - his award winning adaption of "Romeo & Juliet."  October 23, 7-9pm, 262 Capen.
9/19/19
David Schmid was one of three professors to win the 2019 President Emeritus and Mrs. Meyerson Award for Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching and Mentoring, UB’s highest honor given for undergraduate mentoring
9/19/19
Christina Milletti, an associate professor in the University at Buffalo Department of English and a 2019 Juniper Prize for Fiction winner, has been named executive director of UB’s Humanities Institute.
9/19/19
Monika Woods, Literary Agent at Curtis Brown and UB English Alum, is giving a talk for English majors interested in the publishing industry.  "Finding Work in the Publishing Industry" will be Friday, Oct 4 at 11am in 1032 Clemens.
5/2/18
Congratulations to Cristanne Miller, recipient of the President's Medal in recognition of her extraordinary service to the university!
https://www.buffalo.edu/…/…/2018/04/commencement-awards.html
5/2/18
Congratulations to Christina Milletti on winning the Juniper Prize for Fiction for her novel Choke Box: a Fem-Noir!
https://www.umass.edu/umpress/news/announcing-2018-juniper-literary-prize-winners-poetry-and-fiction
2/12/18
Congtratulations to the 2018 riverrun Fellowship Award winners!  Each award winner will be able to visit an archive, and will make a public presentation of their research in the Fall.