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Anticipating Accepted Students Day

Wed, 2017-03-08 16:00
In anticipation of Accepted Students Day on March 22nd, I sat down with some seasoned graduate students to gather their advice for how to best prepare for a campus visit. As a first year Ph.D. student and a second year … Continue reading →

Film Club Reviews: The Seventh Seal and The World’s End

Mon, 2017-03-06 12:00
At first, second, and third glance, these two movies have nothing in common. The first, The Seventh Seal, is a black and white Swedish film from 1957 which uses the black plague as a background for a consideration of death, … Continue reading →

What’s Happening?: March 2017

Sun, 2017-03-05 13:00
They say March is the busiest month. Do they? Maybe. Around here it is, apparently. Talks and recruitment day and a conference, oh my! We’ve got something for everyone, so see what part of that something is for you in … Continue reading →

On Teaching Resistance

Sun, 2017-03-05 12:00
While drafting my English 2 proposal and planning my course last October, I had no idea how painfully relevant the overall theme would be, come spring semester. My English 2 focuses on the rhetoric of resistance: “Our section of English … Continue reading →

Drown Recap: Oral History Workshop with Mary Marshall Clark

Fri, 2017-03-03 15:56
On February 17th & 18th, scholars from the Lehigh community were treated to an opportunity to participate in a workshop on the theories, methods, and practice of oral history led by acclaimed oral historian Mary Marshall Clark. Clark is the … Continue reading →

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 →
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