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Literature & Social Justice Keynote

Fri, 2017-02-10 12:00
This year, thanks to generous support from the English Department, the Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference will host its first external keynote speaker: Dr. Kavita Daiya. Dr. Kavita Daiya is Associate Professor of English and Affiliated Faculty in the … Continue reading →

Drown Recap: Multimodal Workshop

Tue, 2017-02-07 14:00
On January 19th a crowd of instructors gathered for an informative workshop led by assistant professor Dr. Brooke Rollins and featuring presentations by Dr. Amardeep Singh and Dr. Nicole Batchelor. For those unable to attend the event, we here at … Continue reading →

Rally Recap: It’s not a Moment, It’s the Movement

Sun, 2017-02-05 14:48
Last Tuesday (January 31st) I had the privilege of attending a rally with my friends, colleagues, and students at Lehigh University. The purpose of the rally was to protest President Trump’s recent executive order banning immigration from specific nations and … Continue reading →

Film Club Retrospective and Coming Attractions

Fri, 2017-02-03 16:41
Another semester begins and that means that reading groups and our own film club are starting up again. I wanted to take some time to reflect on what we did last semester as well as look forward to what we … Continue reading →

What’s Happening?: January/February 2017

Wed, 2017-01-25 20:02
Another semester is upon us and our calendars are filling up with classes and meetings but make sure to leave some room for the great events happening below! On Friday, January 27 at 12 pm in UC 207, the Women’s … Continue reading →

Drown Recap: Teaching Argument Workshop

Sat, 2016-12-10 12:00
The time has come. Classes have ended, seminar paper deadlines are past or quickly approaching and soon free-time will be discovered again. Since the submission of proposals we have waited, pushing ideas to the back of our minds, fighting the … Continue reading →

Meet and Greet: Mareesa Miles

Fri, 2016-12-09 13:56
Last but not least for this semester, it is my great pleasure to introduce this new face in the department. She’s one of our wonderful new editors here at Drown Unbound, and we don’t know what we’d do without her! Without further ado, introducing Mareesa … Continue reading →

What’s Happening?: December 2016

Fri, 2016-12-02 10:00
The semester’s end is nearly upon us! Ah! If you’re looking for something to do during this trying and busy time to distract yourself from all this writing, we’ve collected the few remaining happenings in the month of December here … Continue reading →

Meet and Greet: Brian Reese

Wed, 2016-11-30 13:00
As the fall semester comes to a close we want to take a moment to introduce you to masters student Brian Reese. Mareesa Miles: Hello Brian! Tell us about yourself! Brian Reese: I am a first-year MA student and a … Continue reading →

Meet and Greet: Dr. Emily Weissbourd

Wed, 2016-11-16 12:00
I’m so excited to introduce another new face in our community. Without further ado, Dr. Emily Weissbourd. Laura Fitzpatrick: What do you love about what you do? Emily Weissbourd: Thinking about the long histories of ideologies of race and gender is … Continue reading →

That Time I Decided to Teach Tinder: Using Titillating Titles in Academia

Tue, 2016-11-15 19:25
First, an admission: I love a good title. In my opinion, a catchy title can go a long way in getting someone’s attention and hopefully securing it for long enough that s/he continues to read the content. And, in an … Continue reading →

“No looking backwards, just forward”: Lehigh’s Rally for Inclusion and Sing Street

Fri, 2016-11-11 19:10
(The first two paragraphs of this post are adapted from a Facebook post I made yesterday) Yesterday, in the wake of the US election, Lehigh faculty, staff, and students came together to hold a silent Rally for Inclusion. The idea was … Continue reading →
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