Posts Tagged ‘ English ’

Castro makes best books list

Dec 13th, 2012 | By | Category: 2012, Dec. 13, Employee News, Issue

Joy Castro, associate professor of English and Ethnic Studies, has picked up another honor for her debut novel. Kirkus Reviews, an American book review magazine, has named her fictional work “Hell or High Water,” to its list of best books of 2012. The book, released last July, is set in 2008 in New Orleans. It […]

Obituary — Dorothy Zimmerman

Nov 15th, 2012 | By | Category: 2012, Issue, Obituaries

Dorothy Wynne Zimmerman, 87, of Lincoln, died Nov. 5. She was an emeriti professor of English. Zimmerman was born on Sept. 6, 1925 in Mason City, Iowa. She was raised in Hays, Kan., and attended the University of Kansas. At KU, Zimmerman met her husband, Edward John Zimmerman. They married on the last day of […]

Blog connects Vogt to writers, gardeners

May 31st, 2012 | By | Category: 2012, Campus News, Issue, May 31

For the last five years, Benjamin Vogt has been writing the garden blog “The Deep Middle.” The project started as a way for the English lecturer to simply record the evolution of his garden. However, the blog — an infusion of gardening tips and selections from Vogt’s published work — has bloomed into a medium […]

Australian writer to speak on environmental writing April 5-6

Apr 1st, 2011 | By | Category: Arts & Entertainment, March 31

Environmental writing is the topic of two presentations by Australian writer Mark Tredinnick April 5 and 6. English will sponsor the first lecture at 3:30 p.m. April 5 in Bailey Library, 228 Andrews Hall. The talk, “The Craft of Environmental Writing,” will be of particular interest to creative writing students. The Plains Humanities Alliance will […]

Buhler helps with Shakespeare adaptation

Jul 14th, 2010 | By | Category: Employee News, June 17

Stephen Buhler, professor of English, and Bob Hall adapted William Shakespeare’s “The Two Gentlemen of Verona” for a summer production of the Flatwater Shakespeare Youth Ensemble. The production plays at 7:30 p.m., June 17-20 and 24-27 at the Wyuka Cemetery’s open air Swan Theatre, 3600 O St. Tickets, available at 473-2897, are $18 adults, $15 […]