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Assistant Professor-in-Residence, English
An expert on the storytelling in video games.
An English professor with expertise in American Indian Studies.
Assistant Professor, English
An expert on African-American history and literature.
Professor and Chair of English
An expert in the literature of the United States.
This chair of the English department finds the diversity of UNLV a good match for his interest in multi-ethnic literature.
New graduate and author Manuela Bowles on rejection letters, Margaret Atwood, and building a career long before commencement.
English In The News
With several award winners from film and TV, the actors and actresses on this list debuted in a variety of unlikely roles. Even though they were cast in parts that now seem so unlike them, they all became accomplished actors. Some have even achieved the status of movie icons. Here’s a look back at their curious cinematic debuts.
Most of the filmmakers who brought us the movies on this list were doubly creative. Except in two cases, they both directed their films and wrote or created the story for them. Directing the movies they’d written ensured that their visions would appear on the screen in much the same way as they’d appeared in their minds and on the pages of their scripts.
While American exports to Cuba are a mere trickle, a UNLV professor is about to bring to a new product of immeasurable value to the Caribbean island nation: poetry. Claudia Keelan, who has taught English at the university since 1996, is part of the first delegation of American poets to attend the Havana International Literary Festival.
Last week’s ouster of Bill O’Reilly, the Fox News ratings juggernaut, over quiet settlements in numerous sexual harassment cases against women, drew attention to the treatment of women in the workplace — a topic also swirling at the Minnesota Legislature.
Jarret Keene is a fan of the apocalypse.
He’s edited books about it, played music about it, and now he’s giving a talk about it.