Karen Carr’s Short Story Published in the Ocean State Review

Karen Carr’s short story, “Blondes,” was published in the summer issue of the Ocean State Review.

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Nicole Merola and Daniel Cavicchi Meet with the LEGO Education Team in Denmark

In August Nicole Merola (​LAS Department Head and Associate Professor of Ecocriticism & American Literature)​, traveled to LEGO Headquarters in Billund, Denmark with Daniel Cavicchi…

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Mark Sherman Presents “Political Theology and Romance Topography: What Spenser Really Did to the Franklin’s Tale”

The Department of English and Centre for Medieval Studies at the University of Bristol (UK) organized a conference that ran from 11 to 13 July…

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Gloria-Jean Masciarotte presented “Mad Men and Reproductive Women: Feminist History or Feminist Pathos” at Toronto’s Bershire Conference on Women’s History

Gloria-Jean Masciarotte presented her paper “Mad Men and Reproductive Women: Feminist History or Feminist Pathos” in Toronto at the bi-annual Bershire Conference on Women’s History,…

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Matthew Purdy’s “Solipsism” appears in Quarter After Eight

Matthew Purdy’s “Solipsism” appears in the most recent issue of Quarter After Eight: http://www.quarteraftereight.org/

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Jennifer Horan’s paper, “Potentiality, Gesturality and the Lyric: A Study of P.B. Shelley’s ‘Triumph of Life'” was accepted for publication in the book Romanticism and the Philosophical Tradition

Jennifer Horan’s paper, “Potentiality, Gesturality and the Lyric: A Study of P.B. Shelley’s ‘Triumph of Life’” was accepted for publication in the book Romanticism and the…

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Nicole Merola’s Essay, “Mediating Anthropocene Planetary Attachments: Lars von Trier’s Melancholia,” is published in Design, Mediation, and the Posthuman

LAS Department Head and Associate Professor of Ecocriticism & American Literature, Nicole Merola, recently had her essay, “Mediating Anthropocene Planetary Attachments: Lars von Trier’s Melancholia,”…

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Alexia Kosmider’s Film, TransJourney, Premieres at the Rhode Island International Film Festival

Alexia Kosmider’s film, TransJourney, will premiere at the Rhode Island International Film Festival on Saturday, August 9th at 7pm in RISD’s Metcalf Auditorium. Visit the…

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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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