News and upcoming events
Internship blog goes live!
As the English Internship program continues to grow, Dr. Rebecca Jones, Internship Coordinator, has built a blog that includes student testimonials about the program, as well as general information for future interns and potential hosts of interns.
The English Department Scholarships Committee now invites students to apply for the following six scholarships specifically designated for English majors: the Arlie E. Herron Scholarship, the Sally B. Young Scholarship, the Marian J. Tyte Scholarship, the Robert W. and Beatrice R. Anderson Scholarship, Chuck Pierce Scholarship, and the Dr. Margaret N. Kelley Scholarship. A description of these scholarships (including eligibility information) is available here. The application form is available here.
Note: Students must submit SIX COPIES of the application and letter to Dr. Immaculate Kizza, Chair, English Department Scholarships Committee, Department of English, 203 Holt Hall Dept 2703, University of TN at Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN 37403-2598. Applications must be received by March 1, 2013
Student Writing Contests
[31 January 2013]
The English Department is pleased to invite submissions to no fewer than four student writing contests (click on the links below for details and guidelines for each contest):
- Creative Nonfiction Award
- The Ken Smith Fiction Award
- The Sally B. Young Award for Critical Writing
- The Thelma Styles Igou Poetry Award
The submission deadline for all four contests is noon on Friday, March 1, 2013.
Attention all sophomore English majors
All sophomore English majors and English faculty are invited to a "Meet and Greet" on Thursday, November 1 (3:00-4:30) in Holt 124. Join us for food and Q/A about the major. Refreshments will be provided! Please put this on your calendar and plan to attend.
What? English Department "Meet & Greet" for all sophomore English majors and English faculty
(a great opportunity to meet the English faculty and your full-time English adviser)
When? Thursday, November 1, 3:00-4:30
Where? Holt 124
Dr. Bryan Hampton publishes Fleshly Tabernacles: Milton and the Incarnational Poetics of Revolutionary England (University of Notre Dame Press)
Dr. Bryan Hampton's book, Fleshly Tabernacles: Milton and the Incarnational Poetics of Revolutionary England (University of Notre Dame Press), is soon to be released.
Dr. Rick Jackson to be inducted into East Tennessee Writers Hall of Fame
Dr. Rick Jackson, celebrated poet and creative writing teacher, will be inducted into the East Tennessee Writers Hall of Fame on Thursday, October 25th. Please visit the following web address to read more about this honor: http://www.knoxnews.com/news/2012/oct/20/five-to-be-inducted-into-writers-hall-of-fame/
English majors vs. English faculty softball
English Majors vs. English Faculty Softball Game! The results: the faculty trounced the majors in a stunning 31-6 contest. (Yes, 31 to 6!) Food and fun had by all. See you in the spring!
Dr. Charles Sligh Interviewed for Open Road Integrated Media Website
"Meet Lawrence Durrell" video clip featuring Dr. Charles Sligh