News: Department of English

illustration of blackjack players
UNLV History | October 18, 2017
An early look at the benefits of gaming put UNLV on the national research map.
art gallery
Arts and Culture | September 13, 2017
In an era of answers at our fingertips, UNLV’s real role is to promote ignorance in our students, argues the Barrick Museum’s D.K. Sole.
Kendra Patterson is studying abroad in China this semester with support from a scholarship.
Campus News | September 6, 2017
Learn from UNLV students who just landed prestigious scholarships to study in Asia, Central America, and Europe.
Alyssa Crittenden portrait
Research | September 1, 2017
What do a heist thriller, the evolving human diet, water quality, consumer behavior, literature, and Mars have in common? All were the foundation of research awards UNLV faculty gar-nered this year.
Gary Totten
People | June 5, 2017
This chair of the English department finds the diversity of UNLV a good match for his interest in multi-ethnic literature.
Manuela Bowles sits at a table and reads
Research | May 10, 2017
New graduate and author Manuela Bowles on rejection letters, Margaret Atwood, and building a career long before commencement.
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Arts and Culture | April 5, 2017
Librarian Priscilla Finley recommends some of her favorite Las Vegas-set reads for the beach or your backyard.
Signage with the UNLV logo on campus
Research | February 9, 2017
Four faculty researchers have been turning heads in their fields and well beyond.
Priscilla Finley
Arts and Culture | February 8, 2017
Humanities Librarian Priscilla Finley on the depictions of our city in the new "Writers Imagine Las Vegas" exhibit at Lied Library.
Tim Gauthier
Research | February 2, 2017
Liberal arts professor Tim Gauthier explores post-9/11 fiction to determine what these stories say about how the tragedy changed us.
Vu Tran speaks
Arts and Culture | November 17, 2016
Black Mountain Institute's next event explores open conversation and divergent views. Join the conversation Nov. 21.
David J. Morris
Campus News | October 14, 2016
David J. Morris' 'Evil Hours,' a gripping personal account of PTSD and its treatments, is worthy of conversation for all of us.