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English professor explores music and poetry in new book

English professor explores music and poetry in new book

Emma Adams, Staff Writer

May 12, 2020

New York City is a concrete jungle, but embedded in that concrete is the history of music and poetry.   Stephen Cramer is a professor in UVM’s English department and has been at UVM since 2008. He is an advisor for The Gist, a student curated literary and visual arts journal.  After living ...

Poet reads and reminisces at Fleming event

Poet Matt Miller reads his poetry to an audience  April 22 in the Fleming Museum. Miller’s poetry comes mostly from a parent’s perspective. He spoke about the horror of losing a child, the need to protect your kids and the happiness of parenting.

Marjorie McWilliams, Staff Writer

May 3, 2019

Light chatter echoed in the marble halls of the Fleming Museum as audience members trickled in, but the sound diminished as the rhythm of poetry filled the room. Both UVM students and Burlington residents came to see Matt Miller perform his original poetry as part of the Painted Word Poetry Series ...

Poets meet at the crossroads with new magazine

Senior Alexander Ellis and Mack Baker are the editors for Crossroads magazine. Crossroads magazine is an independent, student-run poetry magazine, distributed monthly at Muddy Waters, Uncommon Grounds, Pure Pop Records and the Light Club Lamp Shop.

Anna Kolonsky, Staff Writer

October 4, 2018

On a sunny day in Henderson’s, two jean jacket-clad students sat in cushy chairs as they talked excitedly. Graduate student Alexander Ellis and junior Mak Baker are editors for Crossroads magazine, an independent, student-run poetry magazine.  The project began in late 2017 when Ellis and hi...

Gender studies professor comes to UVM

Gender studies professor comes to UVM

Jean MacBride, Staff Writer

April 25, 2018

Queer, trans, binary; some people call them buzzwords, others a liberal conspiracy, but to Jack Halberstam they are deeply personal. Halberstam, a professor at Columbia University, gave a lecture April 19 at the Davis Center. The visit was sponsored by the English department and the James and Mary B...

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...

English department adds concentrations

Jacob Holzman

November 11, 2015

The UVM English department is seeking approval from the College of Arts and Sciences for a change in the English major.Director of undergraduate advising for the English department Prof. Daniel Fogel made this announcement in an email sent out to all CAS students Nov. 5.He said that he was writing to all stu...

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