Jennifer Lodine-Chaffey, instructor, English, WSU Tri-Cities, published “’Beyond Death’: John Webster’s The Duchess of Malfi and Posthumous Influence” in Ben Jonson Journal.
Linda Russo, clinical associate professor, English, read from her poems in the Wildfall Reading Series at the Eugene, Oregon, Public Library.
Jennifer Lodine-Chaffey, instructor, English, WSU Tri-Cities, authored “John Milton’s Samson Agonistes: Deathly Selfhood” in Parergon: Journal of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Medieval and Early Modern Studies.
Anna Plemons, clinical assistant professor, English, WSU Tri Cities, was named the University’s 2019 Woman of the Year.
Diane Gillespie, professor emeritus, English, was named to receive the Emeritus Society Legacy of Excellence Award at WSU Showcase 2019.
Jennifer Lodine-Chaffey, instructor, English, WSU Tri-Cities, authored “‘What is he whose grief bears such an emphasis?’: Hamlet’s Development of a Mourning Persona” in Quidditas: Journal of the Rocky Mountain Medieval and Renaissance Association.
Linda Russo, clinical associate professor, English, co-authored Counter-Desecration: A Glossary for Writing Within the Anthropocene (Wesleyan University Press).
John Barber, clinical associate professor, and Greg Philbrook, instructional technician, creative media and digital culture/English, WSU Vancouver, exhibited their sound art project Sound Spheres at the 2018 International Conference for Interactive Digital Storytelling Art Exhibition, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland.
Ken Faunce, instructor, history, and Ashley Boyd, assistant professor, and Susan Ross, professor, English, individually received WSU Samuel H. and Patricia W. Smith Teaching and Learning awards. Dee Posey, clinical associate professor, and Janet Peters, clinical assistant professor, psychology, were jointly awarded.
Jon Hegglund, associate professor, English, authored the chapter “Unnatural Narratology and Weird Realism in Jeff VanderMeer’s Annihilation” in Environment and Narrative: New Directions in Econarratology (forthcoming, Ohio State University Press); and “A Home for the Anthropocene: Planetary Time and Domestic Space in Richard McGuire’s Here” in Literary Geographies (forthcoming). Hegglund also presented the invited lecture, “Alien Expressions: Language, Faciality, and Anthropomorphism,” at the Personification Across Disciplines conference in Durham, England.
Read The Current to learn about other recent honors and achievements by members of the Department of English.