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…

New Asian American Studies Minor

New Asian American Studies Minor

In response to popular demand, we’re pleased to announce the opening of the new Asian American Studies minor at GW.        This six-course interdisciplinary minor draws upon Columbian College courses from English, American Studies, Theater and Dance, History, East Asian cultural studies, anthropology, sociology, psychology, and women’s studies, with the option to do…

Welcome Back!

Welcome Back!

 Dear English Department students,  Welcome back, and a special welcome to first-year and newly declared English majors just joining us for the first time! It feels exciting (and a bit intimidating) to contemplate gathering again in our classrooms for the first time since the pandemic erupted. As we’ve prepared to re-open our suite on the…

Event: Five Questions with GW English Major & Screenwriter Jason Filardi, CCAS BA ’93

Event: Five Questions with GW English Major & Screenwriter Jason Filardi, CCAS BA ’93

  Location Online via Zoom  Event Description     Join CCAS for the next installment in the series Five Questions with GW Alumni, featuring GW English Major Jason Filardi, CCAS BA’93. Jason Filardi will share insights on being a Hollywood screenwriter, as well as reflect on how his GW experiences influenced his career. Filardi will be interviewed…

Senior Spotlights: Rebecca Radillo

Senior Spotlights: Rebecca Radillo

“Raising High & Saying Goodbye: Rebecca Radillo is a graduating senior majoring in English. She currently has an internship with TheDailyFandom.org where she writes on pop culture with an academic lens–she already has an article published analyzing Doctor Strange through an Orientalist and disability lens. She will be attending Boston College in the fall for…