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English Alum - Lori Holleran Steiker, PhD, UT Regents & Distinguished Professor

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Degree and Year:  BA 1987 Professional Title:  Professor of Social Work Employer:  The University of Texas at Austin   Professional Background:  Clinical Social Worker for 12 years before Ph.D.; Addictions therapist, now researcher; Founder of Austin's first sober high school,... Read More »


What Gateway Courses Are Offered Fall 2016?

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

English 182S-01 - Reading Historically:  Memory in Early Modern Lit Instructor:  Astrid Giugni, TuTh 3:05-4:20p.m. ​ English 184S-01 - Readings in Genre  Instructor:  Victor Strandberg, TuTh 10:05-11:20a.m.   English 184S-01 - Readings in Genre:  Political Drama Instructor:  Corina Stan, WF 11:45 a... Read More »


In Memory: Professor Emeritus Dale B.J. Randall (1929-2016)

Monday, August 1, 2016

With deep sadness, we announce the news that Dale B.J. Randall passed away on Sunday, July 24.   Dale was a respected scholar in Renaissance literature and an integral part of both the English department and the Theater Studies department.  He will be missed by all who knew him.   A memorial... Read More »


English Alum - Elizabeth Brantley, Owner of Echo Online Advertising

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Degree and Year:  BA 2007 Professional Title:  Small Business Owner Employer:  Echo Online Advertising   Professional Background:  Corporate Advertising   How has being an English graduate from Duke University helped shape your professional success?:  Advertising without both a strong... Read More »


Christopher Catanese Wins 2016 Ralph Cohen Prize

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

The English Department would like to congratulate, graduate student, Christopher Catanese for essay "Refinement and Romantic Genre" which was selected as the winner of the 2016 Ralph Cohen Prize.  His essay will be published in a future issue of New Literary History.   Read more about the ... Read More »


English Alum - Caroline Sturm, Marketing Director, Cardlytics

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Degree and Year:  BA 2006 Professional Title:  Marketing Director Employer:  Cardlytics   Professional Background:  I joined Google's ad sales team after graduating Duke and eventually transferred to Google Beijing's growing team. There I served in several roles including Account... Read More »


Recent Faculty Recognition

Monday, July 18, 2016

The English Department would like to congratulate three members of its faculty for accomplishments that have recently garnered professional recognition. Judith Ruderman (English) has won the 2017 Harry T. Moore Award for Lifetime Achievement in D.H. Lawrence Studies, given by the D... Read More »


Preparing for Job Market, Grad Students Create Online Lessons for Humanities Center

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Duke Today Doctoral students in the humanities know they’ll be entering a tight job market. This summer, four Duke students gained an edge by building their pedagogical skills at the National Humanities Center in Durham. Each student chose a text that addresses elements of a... Read More »


English Alum - Daniel Riley, Magazine Editor/Novelist, GQ Magazine/Conde Nast

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Degree and Year:  BA 2008 Professional Title:  Magazine Editor/Novelist Employer:  GQ Magazine/Conde Nast   Professional Background:  I'm a senior editor at GQ Magazine in New York. After graduating from Duke in 2008, I interned at Slate Magazine and then started at GQ as an editorial... Read More »


English Alum - Sara Womble, Emerging Artist, Boston Lyric Opera

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Degree and Year:  BA 2010 Professional Title:  Emerging Artist  Employer:  Boston Lyric Opera (I am also a freelancer, singing often in the New England area, and this summer (2016) making a role debut in San Diego)   Professional Background:  After graduating from Duke, I moved to... Read More »


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