Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Kathleen Washburn: Award

Congratulations to Dr. Kathleen Washburn who has been named the UNM Alumni Association Faculty Award winner for 2012

Friday, January 13, 2012

Israel Wasserstein: Publication News

MFA alumnus Israel Wasserstein just announced that his poetry book, This Ecstasy They Call Damnation, will be published by Woodley Press. The book was his MFA dissertation.

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Carolyn Kuchera: Employment News

Congratulations to Carolyn Kuchera, PhD in American Literature in Fall 2011, who has accepted a full-time one-year position at UNM-Gallup.

Friday, January 6, 2012

Suzanne Richardson: Publication News

Suzanne Richardson's poem, 'Valley Fever,' has been accepted by Blood Orange Review for their winter issue 6.4.

Read the poem here.

Of Interest: The Written Word and Intellectual History

BBC Radio 4 is producing a series on the written word and how it shaped and changed human intellectual history. The series, hosted by Melvyn Bragg, can be heard in its entirety here.

To promote the series a short video is available on BBC News here, featuring beautiful images from the Gutenberg Bible, as well as a fascinating look at Sir Isaac Newton's student notes.