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…

Senior Spotlights: Izzy Cassandra-Newsam

Senior Spotlights: Izzy Cassandra-Newsam

Raising High & Waving Goodbye: Izzy Cassandra-Newsam graduates with a degree in Creative Writing & English, after completing her fiction thesis under the guidance of Professor Annie Liontas. After this summer, she will return to her native Los Angeles to pursue a career in television. Thank you, Izzy, for everything you’ve provided the department, and…

Senior Spotlights: Maryam Gilanshah

Senior Spotlights: Maryam Gilanshah

Raising High & Waving Goodbye: Maryam Gilanshah is a Creative Writing/English graduate, specializing in fiction. Her work has been published in Paper Shell Review, Catfish Creek, & Zeniada. This semester, she produced “Fine Girl,” a collection of short stories centered around isolation, identity, & daughterhood for her thesis. Following her graduation, Maryam will study fiction at…

Professor Spotlight: Alexa Alice Joubin

Professor Spotlight: Alexa Alice Joubin

  Dr. Alexa Alice Joubin, professor of English and Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at George Washington University, and founding co-director of the Digital Humanities Institute, has recently completed her latest work; Shakespeare & East Asia. This book is part of Oxford University Press’s Oxford Shakespeare Topics Series, and in it you’ll learn about Korean transgender cinema, East Asian…

Professor Spotlight: Christopher Sten

Professor Spotlight: Christopher Sten

  Professor of English Christopher Sten published his co-edited book “This Mighty Convulsion”: Whitman and Melville Write the Civil War just last Fall! This collection of essays makes clear that “rather than simply and straightforwardly memorializing the events of the war, the poetry of Whitman and Melville weighs carefully all sorts of vexing questions and considerations, even…