English Department News at UIUC

Lauren M. E. Goodlad named University Scholar!

Published Date:September 17, 2010

Lauren M. E. Goodlad named University Scholar!

Published Date: September 17, 2010


Richard Powers elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters!

Published Date:April 13, 2010

Richard Powers elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters!

Published Date: April 13, 2010


Creative Writing Hosts 'Early Spring Literary Festival'

Published Date:March 12, 2010

Creative Writing hosts 'Early Spring Literary Festival'

Published Date: March 12, 2010


Janice Harrington wins Jaffe Foundation Award

Published Date:September 24, 2009

Janice N. Harrington has just been named one of six recipients of the 2009 Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers Awards, which support "women writers of exceptional talent." Jaffe established her foundation in 1995; since then it has given out more than $1 million to support the careers of women writers.

Published Date: September 24, 2009


Catherine Prendergast Named University Scholar

Published Date:March 6, 2008

Catherine Prendergast, professor of English, is one of six faculty members who have been recognized as University Scholars.

The University Scholars program recognizes excellence while helping to identify and retain the university's most talented teachers, scholars and researchers. The program provides $10,000 to each scholar for each of three years to use to enhance his or her academic career. The money may be used for travel, equipment, research assistants, books or other purposes.

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Published Date: March 6, 2008