Howard Rambsy II, Ph.D., has been promoted to Full Professor at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville!


Shanna Greene Benjamin, Ph.D., Associate Professor of English at Grinnell College, will begin an appointment as an Associate Dean of the College in January, 2017!


Jericho Brown, Ph.D. has been awarded a 2016 Guggenheim Fellowship, which will allow him to work on a new book, entitled "Character." The collection of poems will focus on society’s obsession with celebrity and will be written in the voices of people from literature, the visual arts and film. http://bit.ly/2aGDfvn


Kalenda Eaton, Ph.D. has been awarded a J. William Fulbright Research Chair in Society and Culture at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia where she will explore the relationship between the African/Black Canadian subject, citizenship, and “the politics of belonging” in the Canadian space. http://bit.ly/2aAAcKi