What’s Happening


'The Woman Who Was Me' image

Denison Prof. Peter Grandbois' play, “The Woman Who Was Me,” will play a limited engagement in New York, May 24 through June 11.

Date: March 29, 2017
midwest champs 2017

The Denison fencing team, under English professor and coach Peter Grandbois, competes in the Midwest Fencing Conference Championships.

Date: March 2, 2017

February 24 @ Noon, Slayter Pit

Date: February 14, 2017

Brian R. Alexander will read from his new book Glass House on Saturday, February 18 @ 4:00 PM in the Barney Davis Boardroom.

Date: February 13, 2017


people playing musical instruments
Cecily “Sloane” Spencer ’93 interviewed the alternative rock musician about his recent project, “Concerto for Violin, Rock Band, and Orchestra.”
Date: December 6, 2016
Truthout logo

Truthout OpEd by Ivanna Salgado '18 looks at “Why We Must Fight for the Security of 43 Million Immigrants.”

Date: November 18, 2016
denison fencing team group photo

Under the direction of English Professor Peter Grandbois, the Swashbucklers, Denison's fencing team, placed in the Midwest Fencing Conference.

Date: November 16, 2016
Margot Singer

Asso. Prof. and Director of the Lisska Center, Margot Singer also is an author whose prize-winning novel, “Underground Fugue” will be published in 2017.

Date: November 11, 2016
Kirk Combe

Professor of English Kirk Combe has been awarded one of four inaugural Doane Faculty Fellowships for the pursuit of research.

Date: November 7, 2016
book cover

Allen Breed '86 has published “My Own Dear Wife: A Yankee Couple’s Civil War.”

Date: September 28, 2016
Van Bailey

Van Bailey '05, is the new director of the LGBTQ Center for Miami University in Florida.

Date: August 18, 2016
David Baker onstage

English Professor David Baker will reprise a performance with the River Song Quintet and artist Miwa Matreyek at the REDCAT theatre in L.A.

Date: August 12, 2016
Sarah Fiete

Sarah Fiete's song cycle “Hyperlink”was featured at the Metropolitan Room in New York City on July 20.

Date: August 4, 2016
Nita Hawes-Sanders

The Dayton Contemporary Dance Company, with Ro Nita Hawes-Sanders '78 as CEO, has been recognized with the “Oscar” of dance.

Date: July 28, 2016

In the wake of the Republican National Convention, Hannah Kubbins '17 discusses the intersection of politics and Native Americans.

Date: July 26, 2016
Cheyanne Cierpial
Awards & Honors

Cheyanne Cierpial '16, English major, was honored by Denison President Adam Weinberg with the President's Medal.

Date: July 14, 2016
Professor Kirk Combe film screenshot

Professor Kirk Combe's film is made an Official Selection by three more prominent film festivals!

Date: April 27, 2016
Prof. Jack Schuler

Jack Shuler, associate professor of English, shares a long drive to an execution and his thoughts about death penalty vigils in Ohio.

Date: April 26, 2016
Emily Short '15

Emily Short '15 is riding the European circuit — and making head turn with her horsemanship.

Date: March 28, 2016
Ann Townsend

Denison Professor Ann Townsend has been honored by Barnes & Noble for her work on VIDA, a national nonprofit organization.

Date: March 15, 2016
Phi Beta Kappa

Cheyanne Cierpial '16 is an intern with the national office of Phi Beta Kappa. See her first blog post on maker spaces at colleges.

Date: February 24, 2016
Abbe Wright '07

English major Abbe Wright '07 oversees a reader community, “Read it Forward” for Penguin Random House.

Date: February 23, 2016

Associate Professor of English Jack Shuler recently published an article on Nina Simone in Salon.

Date: February 23, 2016
Professor Kirk Combe's short film, "The Feed"

Professor Kirk Combe's short film, “The Feed,” made on Official Selection of more film festivals!

Date: February 16, 2016
Liz Reuss

Liz Reuss '01 is writing and acting with Chicago's famed Second City comedy sketch troupe.

Date: February 10, 2016

English Professor Kirk Combe publishes articles on popular culture from the 18th and the 21st centuries.

Date: January 22, 2016


English major George Malloch-Brown '19 qualifies for the Junior Olympics in fencing events.

Date: December 23, 2015

Denison Professor Michael Croley receives a $25,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Date: December 21, 2015

Kirk Combe, Professor of English, has a short film chosen as an Official Selection of the ZERO Film Festival-New York!

Date: October 23, 2015

Diana Mafe, associate professor of English, publishes three new articles that reflect her interest in speculative fiction across media and genres.

Date: October 9, 2015