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  • The Dartmouth College English Department Presents

    April 7 & 8, 2016

    The conference will bring together scholars working with a range of concepts of modernism and diverse approaches to modernist works. Papers will address modernism in its political and economic as well as aesthetic dimensions, and in its transnational configurations: concerned with literature and art as they work together...

  • English Department faculty and students enjoy a dinner together in Sanborn Library.

  • Professors Donald Pease and James Dobson's winter term course, "The American Renaissance: Classic Literature of the 19th Century ," is available to all. For more…Dartmouth Now


    Author Salman Rushdie spent over an hour in Sanborn Library discussing the art of creative writing with students during his visit to Dartmouth. Lindsay MacMillan ’16, a student in Professor O’Malley’s senior fiction workshop, called Rushdie’s visit “an incredible opportunity.” For more…


  • Tobias Menely, UC Davis, will present, "Earth's Energy: The Rise of Coal and the Dissolution of Form."

    Gillen D'Arcy Wood, University of Illinois, will present, "Writing Deep Time: Poe, the Anthropocene, and the Tri-Nation Antarctic Voyages, 1838-43."

    Margaret Ronda, UC Davis, will present, "A rescue that comes too late: Ecopoetics and the Matter of Obsolescence."

    Sponsored by the Department of English


    I teach and write about 20th and 21st century hemispheric literature, photography, and popular culture, particularly in relation to histories of US imperialism, racial capitalism, gender and sexuality, and US and Latin American social movements. My current book project, The Making of the Affective Turn, is a literary and cultural history of the transition to neoliberalism in the Americas in the 1980s.

    Patricia Stuelke

    Recent Publications

    “The Queer...

  • Visual depictions of women during the war,curated by Elissa Watters ’15; a soundscape of a Confederate prison, curated by Amanda Geduld ’15; and a showcase of speeches and letters showing the depth of the war’s impact on New Hampshire, curated by Colleen Scannell (Dartmouth Now)

    Read the full Dartmouth Now article here.

  • David Cordero ’16, Alex Ganninger ’16, Lacey Jones ’16, Cecilia Robinson ’16, Lauren Russell ’16, Melissa Vasquez ’16, and MALS student Jennifer Cormack  presented their final papers at the April 2015 Medieval and Renaissance Forum at Keene State College in Keene, N.H.

    Professor Luxon, who has brought undergraduates to this particular conference for several years, says this was the largest group to date to have papers accepted. The conference brought together 30 panels of scholars—...