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A creative writing major, Roth has tackled difficult subjects in her original works. “I hope that it opens up people’s minds and I hope that it makes people laugh,” said Roth, who says she employs “dark humor” to deal with sensitive subjects.
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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 2019 class includes 20 students in Anthropology, Biology, Chinese, Creative Writing, Editing & Publishing, English Literature, Music, Philosophy, Sociology, Spanish, and Theatre majors and minors.
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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.
The editors-in-chief of IJURCA: The International Journal of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities are pleased to announce the publication of two web issues, featuring original scholarship developed by undergraduates from across the globe.
Silk Road Review
The editorial team of Silk Road Review: A Literary Crossroads is pleased to announce the official web launch of issue twenty, a celebration of over ten years and three hundred works published from around the world. 
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The Department of English is pleased to announce our 2018 program awards recognizing outstanding seniors as well as recipients of the Esther Evans and Irving Storey memorial scholarships.
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The editorial staff of Silk Road Review: A Literary Crossroads are pleased to announce the official web launch of issue nineteen, "Unclaimed." This themed issue features fiction writers, poets, memoirists, translators, playwrights, and other artists investigating cultures, identities, and ways of living that defy categorization or ownership.
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The Department of English is pleased to announce the inaugural membership of Alpha Chi Omega, Pacific University's chapter of the internal Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society. The 2018 class includes eleven students in Creative Writing, Editing & Publishing, and English Literature majors and minors.
The Department of English is pleased to announce the winners of the Pacific University 2018 Writing Contests in the categories of fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, literary analysis, and college writing.
Dr. Elizabeth Tavares, assistant professor of English literature at Pacific University, has received an Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship of $3,500 to conduct research this summer at the Huntington Library in San Marino, Calif.

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