Alum Empowers High School Students in Chicago Classroom

Thursday, October 15, 2015

October 15, 2015 Recent Duke graduate Jeffrey Cicurel (English ‘15) leaves for his morning commute from the North Side of Chicago, where he grew up. He arrives at 88th and Aberdeen on the South Side, where he teaches English to high schoolers. “They’re great. And they listen,” he... Read More »

Tsitsi Jaji Reading at West End Poetry Festival

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Jaji will read her poetry at Flyleaf Books on Friday, October 16 at 6:30 p.m. as a part of the West End Poetry Festival. Read More »

For Dissertation in English, Lingold Thrived on Interdisciplinary Collaboration

Friday, September 25, 2015

Durham, NC - Graduate students have a lot of ideas, says Mary Caton Lingold, who is nearing completion of her Ph.D. in English. What they often lack is status and access to resources, which can make it hard to innovate on a larger scale. So tapping into structures designed to bring scholars... Read More »

Writing Poetry

Thursday, August 20, 2015

ENG 220S Introduction to Writing Poetry Inst: Melissa Malouf WF 11:45 am - 1:00 pm You will have the opportunity in this course to engage (as both reader and writer) a variety of poetic forms and styles and moods. We won’t have a textbook — I’ll provide you with... Read More »