The Vermont Cynic

The Dig – Philip Baruth

The Dig - Philip Baruth

Jean MacBride, Multimedia Reporter

October 1, 2019

In Episode 2 of The Dig, Jean MacBride interviews English Professor and State Senator Philip Baruth about teaching postmodernism and writing while serving in the Vermont State Senate. Feel free to email [email protected] with your questions, feedback and recommendations. ...

In The Raw – Anna Gibson and Imitations

In The Raw - Anna Gibson and Imitations

Leah Kelleher, Multimedia Reporter

November 5, 2018

This week Leah talks with Anna Gibson about the process of finding your own voice while using the techniques and styles of other writers.

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...

Debut authors discuss writing and race in on-campus talk

Addie Beach, Senior Staff Writer

November 17, 2017

The weather outside may have been chilly, but last Wednesday the Sugar Maple Ballroom was filled with warm tea, comfy chairs and spirited conversation. Authors Lisa Ko and Kaitlyn Greenidge visited campus Nov. 8 to discuss their debut novels, “The Leavers” and “We Love You, Charlie Freeman”...

English dept. overhauls major

English dept. overhauls major

August 31, 2016

UVM’s English major will look different this year due to new course requirements, a new minor and a new professor.Maria Hummel, an award-winning poet and nov- elist who previously taught at Stanford University, has been hired to fill a new position, lead professor of fiction writing, ac- cording to p...

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