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."
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.
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
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.
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.
Double congratulations to Walt Hakala! Walt's book Negotiating Languages was just named Honorable Mention in the Bernard S. Cohn Book Prize. Walt was also just granted a fellowship from the American Institute of Iranian Studies, which will allow him to travel to South Asia in the coming months to study Arabic-script vernacular epigraphy.