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Mike Steele
Professor Emeritus Mike Steele will be formally inducted into the United States Handball Association Hall of Fame at a ceremony in Portland on Friday, June 17.
clockwise from top-left: Catherine-Esther Cowie, Kazim Ali, Aviya Kushner, Allisa Cherry
Pacific MFA Mapmakers Alumni Institute | Featuring Catherine-Esther Cowie '20, Kazim Ali, Allisa Cherry '21, & Aviya Kushner
Pacific MFA poetry student N.L. Shompole
Pacific MFA poetry student N.L. Shompole awarded the Mapmakers Teaching Assistantship
Ada Limon.
Join Pacific University's Visiting Writers series for a virtual author talk with Ada Limón at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25. Limón is the author of five books of poetry, including The Carrying, a National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry. Register for the Zoom link.
The Department of English is pleased to announce the winners of the Pacific University 2019 Writing Contests in the categories of fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, literary analysis, and college writing.
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English Literature and and Creative Writing majors have been selected to present original work at the 2020 Sigma Tau Delta International Convention as well as the National Conference on Undergraduate Research this March. 
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The Department of English is pleased to announce the newest membership of Alpha Chi Omega, Pacific University's chapter of the internal Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society. The 2020 class includes six students in Art History, Creative Writing, Editing & Publishing, English Literature, and Spanish majors and minors.
Group of students stand together outside on a lake shore.
English Literature and and Creative Writing majors have been selected to present original research at the 2020 Northwest Undergraduate Conference in Literature this March. 
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For the second year in a row, Pacific University English students have published work in the highly competitive international publications of the Sigma Tau Delta honor society, The Rectangle  and The Review.
Physics Professor Andrew Dawes and Assistant Professor of English Elizabeth Tavares will be taking part in Fresh Eyes, a program that brings "civilians" into the theater rehearsal process.

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