News: Department of English

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.
several books
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.
Katherine Keller with book
Arts and Culture | September 23, 2016
Library technician Katherine Keller is fighting censorship of comic books and graphic novels through her work with the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund.
Shakespeare's First Folio
Arts and Culture | August 31, 2016
University Libraries packs the month with 14 events to celebrate the playwright's First Folio! exhibit. Plans include lectures, performances, and kids activities.