Comparative Literature NEWS
2015-16 Trias Writer-In-Residence: Mary Ruefle
Poet, essayist, and erasure artist Mary Ruefle joins the Hobart and William Smith Colleges community as the 2015-16 Trias Writer-in-Residence, leading workshops and mentoring the Colleges' most dedicated and driven student writers.
"Mary Ruefle is an extraordinarily talented poet, artist, and teacher," says Kathryn Cowles, assistant professor of English and Comparative Literature and director of ...
Hiser '15 Awarded Berkeley Fellowship
Loren Hiser '15 recently began a year-long fellowship with the Berkeley Repertory Theater, a national leader in innovative theatre. Upon completion of the fellowship, Hiser will begin working towards her master's degree in arts management at the Carnegie Mellon Heinz School of Public Policy.
"Getting the fellowship with Berkeley Repertory was the dream," says Hiser, an English and comparative lit...
Trias Welcomes Brenda Sieczkowski
Noted poet and writer Brenda Sieczkowski will join the Trias Residency for Writers on Thursday, April 30, as the final reader of the spring Trias-in-Residency Reading Series. Sieczkowski will read at 7:30 p.m. in the Blackwell Room in Demarest Hall.
Sieczkowski arrives at HWS from Omaha, Neb., where she lives, works and writes. She has written for numerous print and online journals, including The...
Dezago '15 Awarded Fulbright to Ecuador
Jordyn Dezago '15 has been selected for the prestigious 2015-16 Fulbright U.S. Student Award to Ecuador, giving her a coveted once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to follow her passion for teaching while advancing her connection with Ecuadorian culture. Through the program, Dezago will work in higher education as an English teaching assistant at an institution where she will instruct and mentor student...
Seneca Review Releases Lyric Essay Anthology
The Hobart and William Smith Colleges literary journal, Seneca Review, recently released a special anthology, We Might As Well Call It The Lyric Essay, edited by John D'Agata '95, associate professor of English at the University of Iowa.
The double issue was initially envisioned as a compilation of D'Agata's favorite essays from Seneca Review, in celebration of his 15th year as the magazine's lyr...