Moberley Luger Wins 2023 Killam Teaching Prize
Congratulations to Dr. Moberley Luger, Assistant Professor of Teaching in the Department of English Language & Literatures and Chair of the Coordinated Arts Program, on winning a 2023 Killam Teaching Prize in recognition of excellence in teaching. Read the interview to learn more about her approach to pedagogy.
Dr. Alice Te Punga Somerville Wins Top New Zealand Poetry Prize
Te Punga Somerville’s first poetry collection, Always Italicise: How to write while colonised, has won the Mary and Peter Biggs Award for Poetry of the 2023 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards.
Professor Emerita Eva-Marie Kröller Awarded 2023-2024 Harry Ransom Center Fellowship
Congratulations to Professor Emerita Eva-Marie Kröller on winning a 2023-2024 Harry Ransom Center Fellowship! The Ransom Center Fellowship Program supports onsite use of the Ransom Center collections, which spans literature, performing arts, film, photography, and art. Dr. Kröller will pursue a project entitled "Thomas B. Costain: A Canadian-American Career in Publishing and Authorship." Learn more in this announcement from the Ransom Centre.
Dr. Mary Chapman and Sydney Lines | How Hollywood’s First Asian Screenwriter, Winnifred Eaton, Challenged its Racism
A century before Michelle Yeoh became the first Asian woman to win an Oscar for Best Actress, Winnifred Eaton, the daughter of a Chinese mother and a white English father, was working behind the scenes in Hollywood. Read this piece by Dr. Mary Chapman and PhD Candidate Sydney Lines, published in The Conversation.