The Vermont Cynic

Debut symposium gives English majors a voice

Junior Cameron Bauserman (right), senior Kelly Gray (center) and senior Charlie Ross (left) present their papers at the first English department Student Symposium March 29. The symposium gave students an opportunity to present their work and receive the recognition they deserve, English professor Sean Witters ‘98 said.

Sarah Robinson, Staff Writer

April 4, 2018

The silence of the Davis Center’s fourth floor was broken by the words of writers Emily Dickinson, James Baldwin and Mary Shelley. The English department hosted its first student symposium March 29 in the Davis Center Livak Ballroom. The event featured presentations by 27 students from the...

UVM to offer new minors

UVM to offer new minors

March 20, 2016

Three new minors in social justice, writing and Jewish studies may soon be available to students. The new social justice minor was proposed by the department of social work. It will consist of 18 credit hours for social work, social work service learning as well as social, economic or environmental justice ...

Professor teaches for the laughter

November 18, 2015

One UVM professor does not know how he chose his career.Todd McGowan has been a professor in the English department at UVM for 15 years. Though he mainly teaches classes in the film and television studies program now, he still teaches graduate English classes, he said.He said he tries to keep his class...

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