13th Annual COLFA Research Conference
Location: University Center; 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
The conference consists of presentations by both undergraduate and graduate students for their research and creative projects. More »
It Could be Verse
Location: University Room, BB 2.06.04; 7 p.m.
Interested faculty, students, and staff should email Dr. Steven Kellman and Dr. Wendy Barker with three favorite poems (in the body of the email); they will choose one to be read at the event.
2013 UTSA English Graduate Symposium
Celebrating Women’s History Month: “Technologies and Locales of Knowledge: An Interdisciplinary Symposium Exploring Discourse, Meaning, and Power” with keynote speaker Julia Serano, Transgendered writer, musician and spoken word artist and activist, author of Whipping Girl: A Transsexual Woman on Sexism and the Scapegoating of Femininity
Dr. Karen Dodwell, Distinguished Senior Lecturer in the Department of English, won two prizes for her presentations at the joint conference of the Conference of College Teachers of English and Texas College English Association (CCTE/TCEA) in Abilene, TX. Her paper "Pre-Columbian Circles and Spirals in Places Left Unfinished at the Time of Creation by John Phillip Santos" won the single TCEA award, and "The Self-made Family in Charlotte Bronte's The Professor" won the CCTE British Literature award. Both papers will be published in CCTE Studies. More about Dr. Dodwell »
Dr. Wendy Barker’s poem, “Books, Bath Towels, and Beyond,” published by Southern Review in 2012, has been chosen for inclusion in Best American Poetry 2013, to be published in September 2013 by Scribner.
Our PhD program was recognized as a finalist for the Excelencia in Education Award for the second consecutive year. Kudos to Dr. Jeanne Reesman for representing our PhD program so well! More »
Introducing Crystal Colombini
Dr. Crystal Colombini will join the Department of English staff this fall as Assistant Professor. Dr. Colombini received her PhD from the University of Nevada, Reno. Her specilizations include rhetorical theory and literacies, rhetorics of economics and risk, writing assessment, and linguistics. More →
Study in Urbino
COLFA hosts a semester in Urbino, Italy this spring (2013). Students attend classes taught by UTSA and University of Urbino professors, as well as participate in a number of off-campus trips to famous Italian landmarks including Verona and Venice, Rome, and Florence. More→