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CELEBRATE! Profile: Nicole Galante

May 2, 2019

An English major studies representations of adolescent power in young adult literature, a genre for and about adolescents but written almost exclusively by adults.

Burns co-chairs panel, presents paper at 33rd annual MELUS conference

April 3, 2019

Dan Burns, assistant professor of English, co-chaired a panel examining the belated legacy of Zora Neale Hurston’s "Barracoon: The Story of the Last 'Black Cargo'" at this year’s MELUS conference held March 21-24 in Cincinnati. Published to wide acclaim in 2018, Hurston’s long-awaited collection of interviews recounts the story of the final apparent survivor of the Clotilda (1860)—the last known U.S. ship to participate in the transatlantic slave trade.