GW University Teaching Day

GW University Teaching Day

The 2022 George Washington University Teaching Day will take place in Gelman Library on October 6. Register here to attend the free event.       The English Department’s Alexa Alice Joubin will be one of the speakers. She will address open-access tools to foster inclusiveness.       There e are multiple ways to facilitate inclusion…

New Books Network Podcast

New Books Network Podcast

Shakespeare’s plays enjoy a great deal of popularity across the world, yet most of us study Shakespeare’s local productions. Alexa Alice Joubin‘s Shakespeare and East Asia (Oxford 2021) addresses this gap through a wide-ranging analysis of stage and film adaptations related to Japan, South Korea, China, Singapore, Tibet, Hong Kong, Taiwan, the US and UK, including Asian American works….

Jenny McKean Moore Reading – Nonfiction Writers: David and Margaret Talbot

Jenny McKean Moore Reading – Nonfiction Writers: David and Margaret Talbot

The Jenny McKean Moore Reading Series presents two nonfiction writers: David and Margaret Talbot, on October 14th at 6:30 pm. Their book is By the Light of Burning Dreams: The Triumphs and Tragedies of the Second American Revolution. They will be in conversation with Professor Virginia Hartman.

Forum: Race and Immigration in Ethnic American Comics

Forum: Race and Immigration in Ethnic American Comics

Join us on October 15th from 3-5pm to hear about two path-breaking graphic narratives on ethnic American experiences from WWII to the present.  This Fall panel brings together scholars and practitioners who are innovatively representing race, citizenship, and immigration through the medium of comics. Professors Kavita Daiya and Patricia Chu will be moderating this event that…

Reading with Disability Novelist Susan Nussbaum

Reading with Disability Novelist Susan Nussbaum

The English Department is excited to host a reading and Q&A with disability novelist Susan Nussbaum. Susan is the author of the acclaimed book, “Good Kings Bad Kings”.  The zoom session will be held in accordance with the advanced undergraduate class on Disability Studies currently being taught by professor David Mitchell today from 5-7pm. This…