Rick Benjamin is Appointed State Poet of Rhode Island

Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today appointed Rick Benjamin, Ph.D., of Warwick as State Poet of Rhode Island.

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A Dreamy Collaboration: Lee and Walters at Eyebeam

Our former colleague, Wendy S. Walters, and our very own Joon Lee, perform together at Eyebeam, NYC:

An Evening of Performance and…

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Our Spring Events!

We are proud to have hosted a number of exciting events this spring semester:

March 4th: Author David Shields read from his…

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You Have to Laugh

Mairéad Byrne’s You Have to Laugh: New + Selected Poems (New York: Barrow Street, 2013) was launched at the Associated Writers & Writing Programs Annual…

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Jonathan Highfield

Jonathan Highfield’s book, Imagined Topographies: From Colonial Resource to Postcolonial Homeland, has been published by Peter Lang: http://www.amazon.com/Imagined-Topographies-Colonial-Resource-Postcolonial/dp/1433119870 One of the reviewers writes: “Working across the arts, Jonathan Bishop Highfield is an…

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Patricia Felisa Barbeito

Patricia Felisa Barbeito’s translation of The Interrogation, a novel by Greek novelist Elias Maglinis, has been published by Birmingham Modern Greek Translations: http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/schools/iaa/departments/bomgs/research/modern-greek-translations.aspx

Hailed as…

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The Brief and Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

Junot Díaz’s The Brief and Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao (2007) is this year’s text for the summer common reading program for all incoming students.

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Junot Díaz’s Visit

Junot Díaz visited our campus on November 5th for our annual E101 Lecture.  Courtney Lam, RISD Textiles Major and Literary Arts and Studies Concentrator, wrote…

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Congratulations to our graduating concentrators 2012!

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Nicole Merola

Nicole Merola’s  “Cosmopolis: Don DeLillo’s Melancholy Political Ecology”  appears in Volume 84 of American Literature (2012).

Abstract from American Literature:

This essay considers Don DeLillo’s Cosmopolis (2003)…

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