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Dr. Rippy awarded NEH stipend for research on Welles

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has anounced that Dr. Marguerite Rippy, Professor of Languages and Literature, has been awarded a $6,000 summer stipend for her project “Orson Welles, Macbeth, and Africa: Collective Genius and the Diaspora.” As only one … Continue reading

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Twain in DC: John Muller Shares Little Known and Highly Amusing Tales of Twain’s Life as a D.C. Journalist

by Elizabeth Ricketts As quoted by John Muller in his talk “Twain in D.C.,” Senator William Stewart of Nevada described Twain’s arrival in his D.C. office in the following underwhelming manner:  “A very disreputable looking person slouched into the room.” … Continue reading

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Magnificat, the Journal of Undergraduate Nonfiction Writing is Available!

Magnificat, the English Department’s annual journal of undergraduate nonfiction writing, has recently published their 2013 edition! Congratulations to the following students who had their work published this year: Christine Nelson, Melany Su, Cyndi Trang, Angela White, Hajung Kim, Payton Bodecker, … Continue reading

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English Night 2013: A Spring Celebration

On April 18, undergraduate and graduate students of the English department gathered in the Reinsch Auditorium to celebrate their hard work and dedication towards fulfilling the requirements of completing their respective academic programs. Dr. Marguerite Rippy, the department chair, opened … Continue reading

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Marymount University Represented at the 43rd Annual PCA-ACA Conference

Professors and students from Marymount University’s Literature, Language, and the Humanities program gave amazing presentations this past week at the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association’s 43rd annual conference held in Washington D.C. All who participated  gave interesting, thought provoking presentations … Continue reading

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