In The News: Department of English

Los Angeles Times
November 3, 2022

Kevin de León knows the trauma many Angelenos carry. He has seen Black and brown men’s lives destroyed by powerful institutions that show them no mercy.

Today
October 24, 2022

Halloween vandals are no longer egging and toilet papering homes — they’re stealing lawn decor.

History
October 20, 2022

From biblical depictions of Christ casting out demons, to charismatic Christians in the '60s, to the story behind the 1973 movie, people have been attempting to expel evil for centuries.

Voice of America
September 2, 2022

Persuasion," a new film based on Jane Austen's early 19th century novel, has ranked among the top 10 on the Netflix streaming platform. While Austen diehards and many critics have slammed it as inauthentic, others say such modernized versions could attract new audiences to the books of the celebrated English author.

LA Progressive
July 14, 2022

Anyone paying the least bit of attention to the January 6th Committee hearings will know that if Trump had had his way after losing the 2020 election we would have gone over the edge.

New York Times
May 29, 2022

In spheres as disparate as medicine and cryptocurrencies, “do your own research,” or DYOR, can quickly shift from rallying cry to scold.

Las Vegas Sun
March 30, 2022

U.S. News & World Report recognized 23 UNLV programs, including 13 from the William S. Boyd School of Law, in its annual list of top graduate and professional schools.

Hyperallergic
December 30, 2021

Elena Brokaw’s work serves as a reminder of the tangible remains of American foreign interference and state-sanctioned violence in Guatemala — the pieces left over, decades after the collective American conscience has moved on.

The New Yorker
December 28, 2021

Fiction writers love it. Filmmakers can’t resist it. But does this trope deepen characters, or flatten them into a set of symptoms?

The Nation
November 15, 2021

Well before PTSD became an official diagnosis, his classic novel Slaughterhouse-Five described the psychic wounds of war.

KNPR News
November 9, 2021

The Guatemalan government killed her father. Elena Brokaw seeks to remember him through art.

A Writer's Path
November 1, 2021

Simply put, editors are busy people.