What’s Happening


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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
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The L.A. Times has reviewed the latest volume by English Professor and prize-winning poet David Baker,”Scavenger Loop.”

Date: September 22, 2015

Tales of the American West; Pam Houston '83 to read from her writings and present a workshop.

Date: September 14, 2015

A poem by Matthew Miller '10, currently a Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford University.

Date: August 26, 2015

Cleveland's renowned repertory theatre, Cinematheque, is directed by John Ewing '73.

Date: August 4, 2015
Kurt Combe

Professor Kirk Combe analyzes the greatest satirist ever.

Date: August 3, 2015
Associate Professor of English Peter Grandbois

“The Glob Who Girdled Granville,” one of Associate Professor of English Peter Grandbois' most recent novels, was just awarded the 2014 Honorable Mention for Fantasy by the IndieFab awards.

Date: July 28, 2015
Jack Shuler

Jack Shuler opines on the tragic events of Charleston in two pieces published on Salon.

Date: July 10, 2015

Truthout published an essay by Jack Shuler, associate professor of English, about the death of a person under the custody of Mount Vernon police.

Date: June 16, 2015
Professor David Baker

DU Professor of English David Baker's latest book of poetry is well-received in a Huffington Post review.

Date: June 5, 2015