Do Zombies Sleep?

Dave Pullano ‘84 recently had his illustrated children's book, "Do Zombies Sleep?: An Impractical Guide to Monsters, Mutants and Magical Creatures," published by Old Line Publishing Company. With accompanying illustrations by Patrick Connelly, the 30-page book takes a comical glance at the lives of monsters, with an attempt to unveil some of the mysteries surrounding their mystical lifestyles. I...  More >>

Poetry Reading Party

Join the Colleges for a Poetry Reading Party with Assistant Professor of English Caroline Manring and local poet Melina Draper on Wednesday, March 12. Sponsored by the English Department and Writers Reading, the event will take place at 7:30 p.m. in the Blackwell Room. Manring's first collection of poems, "Manual for Extinction," won the National Poetry Review Book Prize for 2012. Her work has ap...  More >>

Writing Colleagues Celebrate New Members

At the beginning of each semester, faculty, staff, and current and former Writing Colleagues gather to celebrate the students newly accepted into the Writing Colleagues Program. Students themselves, Writing Colleagues act as an academic bridge between their classmates and professors. "One of the things we've worked really hard on is to make sure all constituents benefit from the program -- facult...  More >>

First-Year Writing Prize Announced

The Writing Colleagues Program and Writing Fellows in the Center for Teaching and Learning will sponsor the inaugural First-Year Writing Prize this spring semester. Vying for top honors are 18 student finalists, who were nominated by a First-Year Seminar professor on the basis of exemplarily student writing in an essay assignment during fall 2012. After a vetting process, two students will be rec...  More >>

Comics Books Create Scholarly Inquiry

Students of HWS don't often begin the writing process by creating comic books, but that's exactly how they proceeded in preparing assignments for a major grant-funded project conducted in two writing and rhetoric courses this past semester. Led by assistant professors of writing and rhetoric, Hannah Dickinson and Margaret Werner, two fall classes participated in a project called "Comic Conversati...  More >>