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Celebrate faculty and staff at LAS Fall Convocation and Awards Ceremony

Congratulations to the Department of English faculty and staff who were recognized at this Fall’s LAS Convocation and Awards Ceremony. LAS Award for Outstanding Achievement in Teaching Amy Walton Associate Teaching Professor Department of English LAS Award for Mid-Career Achievement in Research Evgeny Chukharev-Hudilainen Associate Professor Department of English LAS P&S Excellence Award Stacie Schaefer … Continue reading Celebrate faculty and staff at LAS Fall Convocation and Awards Ceremony

Congratulations Spring 2022 Graduate & Undergraduate Award Winners!

Critical Literary Analysis Writing Award Awarded to an undergraduate or a graduate student for a single piece of critical exposition originally written for an English course at Iowa State University Daphne Brewer  Cross-Disciplinary Linguistics Scholarship Awarded annually to one student majoring in linguistics for exceptional academic performance Adam Haut EnglQueer Outreach Award An annual award for raising awareness … Continue reading Congratulations Spring 2022 Graduate & Undergraduate Award Winners!

Taylor Brorby, a 2018 alum of the MFA Program in CWE, has just published his memoir.

Taylor Brorby, a 2018 alum of the MFA Program in CWE, has just published his memoir, Boys and Oil: Growing Up Gay in a Fractured Land.  It just received a rave review in The New York Times. You can also read his interview in Black Earth Institute at https://blackearthinstitute.org/growing-up-gay-in-a-fractured-land-an-interview-with-taylor-brorby/. Taylor, an assistant professor of Environmental Studies at … Continue reading Taylor Brorby, a 2018 alum of the MFA Program in CWE, has just published his memoir.

Allison Durazzi and Carrie Ann Johnson received the Teaching Excellence Award from the Graduate and Professional Student Senate.

This award focuses on graduate students who go above and beyond their required teaching expectations by teaching extra courses, getting excellent marks in evaluations, or creating and leading their own courses. The award is given to multiple students each year. Recipients receive a certificate and a financial award. Congratulations on the recognition of your outstanding work!