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.
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.
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.
Pacific University English instructor Matthew Minicucci has been awarded a 2018 Oregon Literary Fellowship.
Dr. Elizabeth E. Tavares, assistant professor of English at Pacific University, has been honored with the 2017 Barbara K. Palmer Award for Best New Essay in Early Drama Archival Research by the international Medieval and Renaissance Drama Society.
“I love new experiences because they mean more stories,” said Addison, who has participated in Speech & Debate, English Club and the Black Student Union at Pacific.
Farmers feed the world, with a little help from scientists like Kara Lanning ’07. Lanning is a plant pathologist and visiting assistant professor of biology at Pacific Lutheran University near Tacoma, Wash. She is also the President of the Pacific University alumni board and will be celebrating her 10-year class reunion at Homecoming.
Carol Pott '86 recalls how her liberal arts education at Pacific University started a journey that has included everything from working in post-genocide Rwanda to singing French ye-ye music.