News and Upcoming Events

PhD students chosen for teaching awards
May 16, 2017
Evan Hixon and T.J. West have received Outstanding TA Awards; Amy Burnette and T.J. West have received James Elson Teaching Awards
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PhD candidate receives inaugural Hughes Memorial Fellowship
May 12, 2017
Adam Kozaczka will continue work on his dissertation with the fellowship this summer.
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ETS Majors chosen as Remembrance Scholars
May 11, 2017
Zainab Abdali and Jacob Gedetsis will be honored in October
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ETS Major Named a CFSA Young Research Fellow
May 9, 2017
Natalia Rice, a freshman, will be one of four students in the pilot fellowship program.
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Dana Spiotta receives the John Updike Award
May 9, 2017
Spiotta will be honored at the American Academy of Arts and Letter's annual Ceremonial this month.
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ETS Majors receive Rossman Scholarships
May 8, 2017
Jacob Gedetsis and Julia Leyden are first-time awardees; Zainab Abdali is a second-time awardee.
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Faculty featured in College humanities research update
May 5, 2017
Drs. Roger Hallas and Stephanie Shirilan discuss the importance of humanities research at the College of Arts and Sciences.
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ETS Major Receives Chayat Award
May 4, 2017
Linnea Nordgren, a dual ETS and TRF major, will continue to dedicate herself to the arts after graduation.
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ETS Major Elected President of Syracuse Chapter of Delta Kappa Alpha
May 3, 2017
Duncan Lambden is the first ETS major to serve in the position.
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Meet April's Alumni of the Month: Sawyer Kemp
Apr 3, 2017
Kemp graduated from the ETS program in 2011 and is now at PhD candidate at UC-Davis.
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George Saunders’ First Novel, Debuts at No. 1 on New York Times Bestseller List
Feb 24, 2017
Saunders' ‘Lincoln in the Bardo’ premiered on February 14.
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Dana Spiotta named a finalist in 2016 Los Angeles Times Book Prizes
Feb 23, 2017
Spiotta's novel, Innocents and Others, is a finalist in the Fiction category.
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Meina F.K. Yates-Richard wins 2016 Norman Foerster Prize
Jan 12, 2017
The prize was awarded for her essay is “‘WHAT IS YOUR MOTHER’S NAME?’: Maternal Disavowal and the Reverberating Aesthetic of Black Women’s Pain in Black Nationalist Literature.”
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Roger Hallas Awarded Howard Foundation Fellowship
Dec 16, 2016
He will use the grant to complete book exploring the intersection between photography and a documentary film. (more)
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Stephanie Shirilan receives CNY Book Award
Dec 14, 2016
She received the 2016 award in the Non-Fiction category for her monograph Robert Burton and the Transformative Power of Melancholy (more).
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Summer Study Abroad, Jack the Ripper and His Legacy
Nov 22, 2016

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ETS hold Open House on November 2
Nov 2, 2016
Come learn about the ETS major and minor, meet faculty members, check out spring courses, and discover much more about opportunities in ETS!
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Maymester ETS 410, Victorian Poetry of Love and Desire
May 11, 2016

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Maymester ETS 410, Victorian Poetry of Love and Desire
May 11, 2016

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ETS CONFERENCE SCHEDULE
Apr 15, 2016

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Thursday April 14, Carly A. Kocurek: “Push to Reject: Games, Gamers, and the Legacy of Coin-Op”
Apr 9, 2016

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ETS Senior Alice Blank Selected as Syracuse University Scholar
Apr 7, 2016

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Kait Hobson chosen as a Fulbright scholar for 2016-17
Mar 28, 2016

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George Saunders featured in The New Yorker
Feb 5, 2016

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Elissa Schappell Wraps Up Raymond Carver Reading Series
Dec 9, 2015
Novelist and a columnist and contributing editor for Vanity Fair, Elissa Schappell, will give the last reading for the fall semester in the Carver Series.
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On Nov. 4 Mary Karr participates in Raymond Carver Reading Series.
Nov 4, 2015
Mary Karr, an acclaimed poet and memoirist, continues this year’s Carver Series.
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Novelist Daniel Torday carries on Raymond Carver Reading Series on Oct. 14.
Oct 14, 2015
M.F.A. graduate, Daniel Torday, returns to Syracuse for Carver Series.
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Raymond Carver Reading Series Continues with Poet Tom Sleigh on Sept. 30.
Sep 29, 2015
Acclaimed poet, essayist, and dramatist Tom Sleigh visits Syracuse for Carver Series.
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Syracuse University Human Rights Film Festival takes place Sept. 24-26.
Sep 24, 2015
Syracuse Symposium continues its signature event with their 13th annual Human Rights Film Festival.
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Professor Mary Karr receives media attention for her new book, The Art of Memoir.
Sep 23, 2015
Syracuse English Professor Mary Karr released her new book, The Art of Memoir, earlier this month.
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Author Stephen Kuusisto Opens Carver Series at Syracuse Sept. 16
Sep 9, 2015
Syracuse professor also acclaimed poet, memoirist
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Silvio Torres-Saillant is co-recipient of the 2015 Frank Bonilla Public Intellectual Award
Jun 2, 2015
Named for the late Puerto Rican intellectual trailblazer, the award was recently presented to Torres-Saillant at the International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association (LASA) in San Juan.
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A tribute to emeritus professor Michael J. C. Echeruo
May 27, 2015
collection of essays to be published
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Anastasia Selby won the award for Best Capstone Project
May 27, 2015
in the “creative” category this year, for her novel
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Kevin Morrison named a general editor
May 27, 2015
for the journal Cultural History
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Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference
May 5, 2015
More than 15 people affiliated with the University, including seven Ph.D. students and eight alumni (i.e., two former undergraduates and six former graduate students), presented papers at the five-day conference.
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ETS major named as Newell W. Rossman, Jr. Scholarship Recipient
May 5, 2015

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Deborah A. Coquillon Memorial Award 2015
May 1, 2015
Awarded to ETS major Anthony Fischer
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Kevin Morrison has been awarded a Franklin Research Grant from the American Philosophical Society (APS)
Apr 30, 2015

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Congratulations to the winners of the 2015 Creative Writing Contest
Apr 28, 2015

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Humanities Center Fellowships for 2015-16 awarded to......
Apr 28, 2015
Melissa Welshans and Dana Spiotta
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William Bond chosen to speak at Master's Convocation
Apr 20, 2015

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2015 James Elson Teaching Award
Apr 20, 2015

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Matthew Fernandes is selected as a University Scholar
Apr 17, 2015

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Mary Karr will give the 2015 Commencement Address
Apr 17, 2015
at Syracuse University
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Bryce Renninger '07
Apr 16, 2015
to screen his new film, HOTLINE
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Successful ETS Undergraduate Conference
Apr 14, 2015
April 10, 2015
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The English Department hosts Professor Evan Gottlieb
Apr 13, 2015
Professor Gottlieb will be giving a talk on Thursday afternoon and leading a workshop on publishing across multiple formats on Friday afternoon.
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ETS Undergraduate Conference
Apr 9, 2015
April 10, 2015
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Outstanding TA Awards for 2015
Apr 8, 2015

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ETS undergraduate Matthew Fernandes interview
Apr 6, 2015
featured in the College of Arts and Sciences News
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Three outstanding graduating seniors...
Apr 2, 2015
...have been awarded prizes for their work in ETS
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Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference
Mar 23, 2015
English Graduate Graduate students presenting
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Sanford Sternlicht's newest book published by Texas Tech University Press
Mar 23, 2015
August Wilson's Twentieth-Century Cycle Plays
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A lecture on higher education
Feb 25, 2015
by Prof. Mark Edmundson of the University of Virginia
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ETS Career Workshop
Feb 12, 2015
...in publishing
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Wendy Chen chosen as a young american poet...
Feb 11, 2015
...changing the face of poetry
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Roger Hallas quoted in an Al Jazeera America story
Jan 21, 2015
.....on the Golden Globe award winning show "Transparent"
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Melissa Welshans and Lindsay Decker
Jan 20, 2015
The Department of English Graduate Committee nominees for Graduate School's Outstanding Teaching Assistant 2015.
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Adam Kozaczka receives the Cornell's School of Theory fellowship
Jan 20, 2015
The Department of English Graduate Committee awards the Cornell’s School of Theory fellowship for Summer 2015
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Crystal Bartolovich quoted in the Chronicle of Higher Education
Jan 7, 2015
Article Exploring the modesty in today's literary criticism.
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Professor Sanford Sternlicht G’62 Publishes Book
Jan 1, 2015
....on Iconic Playwright August Wilson
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Congratulations to Michael Burkard on being a finalist
Nov 20, 2014
The YMCA CNY Book Awards Finalists for 2014
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ETS alumni Elliott Deline to speak on campus November 4th
Oct 21, 2014
He launches his newest book at the age of 26.
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Chris Forster Clemson Humanities Road Scholar
Oct 21, 2014
Clemson University invited Chris to participate in their Road Scholars series.
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Anastasia Selby, ETS major
Oct 15, 2014
receives the Margaret Y. Cragg Prize for 2014
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Bruce Smith awarded a residency at the American Academy in Rome
Oct 3, 2014
The oldest US overseas center for independent work in the arts and humanities
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Digital Witness Symposium
Sep 26, 2014
Syracuse University and Hamilton College to host symposium October 1-2
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ETS students awarded Joan Garfinkel Scholarships
Sep 25, 2014
An annual award for outstanding ETS majors
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Mary Karr's poem is published in The New Yorker
Sep 18, 2014
Poem published in September 22, 2014 edition
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Professor George Saunders to be inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Sep 10, 2014
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences is one of the nation’s most prestigious honorary societies
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Mary Karr's memoirs to become Showtime series
Sep 8, 2014
Showtime announces its development of a series based on her memoirs
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ETS students awarded Rossman Scholarships
Aug 27, 2014
Newell W. Rossman, Jr. Scholarship awarded by the College of Arts and Sciences
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MFA Student Wendy Chen receives the 2014 American Poets Prize
Aug 26, 2014
The inaugural Aliki Perroti and Seth Frank Most Promising Young Poet Award
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MFA alumni Keith Gessen
Aug 25, 2014
Anthology of nplusone magazine
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