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Isabella Antonelli '20
Student News
Isabella Antonelli '20, a writer in the Narrative Journalism program, uses her chops in a debut article about disrupting the fashion industry.
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Students at Between Coasts conference
Announcements & Updates
Denison partners with Medill School of Journalism for Between Coasts conference.
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people on a boat in diving gear
Alumni
Writer and fisherman Ryan Strother '17 moved to New York as a freelance publicist for New York Sea Grant. He's catching fish - in the East River.
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Anne Barngrover
Assistant professor of English and Creative Writing Anne Barngrover '08 is a published poet who recently spoke at St. Lawrence University.
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a wrinkle in time movie poster
Faculty
Prof. Diana Mafe reviews "A Wrinkle in Time," and "Star Trek: Discovery."
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Professor Margot Singer
Awards & Honors
Margot Singer, associate professor of English and Director of the Lisska Center, has been recognized for her work in mentorship and teaching.
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Iryna Klishch '18
Iryna Klishch '18 has been recognized with the Edna Meudt Memorial Award for the National Federation of State Poetry Societies (NFSPS).
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Sally Ireland Robertson '70
Denison English major Sally Ireland Robertson '70 has presided in Minnesota's 7th District Court for 22 years.
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Students walking from chapel walk to academic quad
The Mellon Foundation has approved a grant of $700,000 to Denison University for an initiative to embed “place-based” narrative in the curriculum.
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Eric Odor '74
Eric Odor, AIA and English major from the Denison Class of 1974, is this year’s Minnesota Architect of Distinction.
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Debbie Gillum '14
Alumni
Debbie Gillum '14 lives and works in Columbus and shares a typical day in her life in an interview.
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Margot Singer
Awards & Honors
Denison Associate Professor of English Margot Singer recently has been announced as the honoree of the Edward Lewis Wallant Award.
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Jack Shuler
Faculty
Prof. Jack Shuler's book "Blood and Bone: Truth and Reconciliation in a Southern Town” was excerpted for an article on a small town in the Jim Crow era.
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Maria Tatar '67
Alumni
Maria Tatar '67 and Henry Louis Gates Jr co-edited a new book, 'Annotated African American Folktales' Reclaims Stories Passed Down From Slavery
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David Grandbois (left) Peter Grandbois (right)
Lectures & Discussions
The Beck Series Presents Associate Professor of English Peter Grandbois and his brother, author David Grandbois.
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Ignatius Sancho
Faculty
Associate Professor of English, Diana Mafe, will teach a new study abroad course in Bath, England, that focuses on the black Atlantic.
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Fitale Wari '18
Internships
As Communications Intern for the Granville Community Foundation, Fitale Wari '18 will report on the foundations's local programs, projects, and events.
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Peter Grandbois
Recognition & Accolades
Associate Professor of English Peter Grandbois's essay 'Honor' has been listed as a Notable Essay for 2017.
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The Between Coasts Forum
Conferences & Symposia
Denison hosted The Between Coasts Forum, for more than 50 writers, editors, radio and video journalists, and thought-leaders from across the nation.
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barney davis hall
This fall, Denison's Beck Series includes authors Kim Edwards ("Memory Keeper's Daughter"), Ted Genoways ("This Blessed Earth") and more.
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Announcements & Updates
Several faculty members were named to endowed professorships, which recognize the value Denison places on teaching, scholarship and community service.
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Kirk Combe
Faculty
English professor Kirk Combe awarded Viola Kleindienst Endowed Professorship
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Faculty
Denison Prof. Peter Grandbois' play, "The Woman Who Was Me," will play a limited engagement in New York, May 24 through June 11.
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midwest champs 2017
Student News
The Denison fencing team, under English professor and coach Peter Grandbois, competes in the Midwest Fencing Conference Championships.
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Faculty
Professors Omedi Ochieng and Linda Krumholz will guide the conversation about current news stories on February 24 at Noon in the Slayter Pit.
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Visiting Artists
Brian R. Alexander will read from his new book Glass House on Saturday, February 18 @ 4:00 PM in the Barney Davis Boardroom.
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people playing musical instruments
Alumni
Cecily "Sloane" Spencer '93 interviewed the alternative rock musician about his recent project, "Concerto for Violin, Rock Band, and Orchestra."
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Student News
Truthout OpEd by Ivanna Salgado '18 looks at "Why We Must Fight for the Security of 43 Million Immigrants."
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Student News
Under the direction of English Professor Peter Grandbois, the Swashbucklers, Denison's fencing team, placed in the Midwest Fencing Conference.
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Margot Singer
Faculty
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.
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