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Nicole Merola’s Essay, “T. C. Boyle’s Neoevolutionary Queer Ecologies: Questioning Species in ‘Descent of Man’ and ‘Dogology,’” Is Published

LAS Department Head and Associate Professor of Ecocriticism & American Literature, Nicole Merola, recently had her essay, “T. C. Boyle’s Neoevolutionary Queer Ecologies: Questioning Species…

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2014 LAS CONCENTRATION VIRTUAL SHOW

On May 30, the Department of Literary Arts and Studies celebrated the achievements of the Class of 2014 Literary Arts and Studies Concentrators at its…

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LAS Faculty Professional Development Fund Awards

Please join me in congratulating Alexia Kosmider, Anita Starosta, and Avishek Ganguly on their Professional Development Fund awards. The Professional Development Fund Committee met mid-April…

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May Readings in the Writing Center

The RISD Writing Center and Literary Arts & Studies have been uniting to bring you a series of faculty readings. This collaboration provides a rare…

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Poems to Play: A Night of Lyrical Stagings

LAS lecturer, Jennifer Horan, organized the successful “Poems to Play: A Night of Lyrical Stagings” on Saturday April 26th in the Old Library.  This event,…

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A Poet, His Translator, and His Paintings

On April 7, the department hosted a bilingual reading from a newly translated collection of prose poems by Grzegorz Wróblewski, a painter and one of…

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MLK WEEK AT RISD: JUVENILE IN JUSTICE

Jonathan Highfield moderated a lunch discussion between Richard Ross and a group of students. Ross, a photographer and professor at UCLA, was on campus as…

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DIALOGUE ACROSS THE DIASPORA & UNEARTHING LEGACY

“Dialogue Across the Diaspora: Haiti, South Africa, Art, and Narratives of Resistance” was a Fall 2013 Liberal Arts course, cross-listed in History of Art and…

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Sophie Loubere 13 IL Co-Founds Theme-Based Online Magazine

After graduating from RISD with a degree in Illustration in 2013, Sophie Loubere put her interests in publishing and art direction to use by co-founding…

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Janet Wright Sullivan and George Sullivan Memorial Poetry Collection Fund Now Available

Director of Library Services, Carol Terry, recently made the following announcement to the RISD community: “I’m pleased to let you know that The Janet Wright…

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