The Scarlet Newsletter

Amber Buck and Cindy Tekobbe Bring Post-Truth Symposium to UA

You have, perhaps, felt it: the whirl and reel of finding yourself halfway through the looking glass, the startle of pulling yourself back from disinformation’s gravitational pull. The March 1-2 symposium, Digital Rhetoric/Digital Media in the Post-Truth Age, addresses this cultural phenomenon. Professors Amber Buck and Cindy Tekobbe have organized the symposium, anticipating the subject’s ability to bring together scholars […]

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Dr. Stephen Tedeschi Discusses Urbanization and English Romantic Poetry

Associate Professor Steve Tedeschi joined the English department at The University of Alabama in 2011. His recent book, Urbanization and English Romantic Poetry, was recently published by Cambridge University Press. What inspired you to write Urbanization and English Romantic Poetry? I have been fascinated by Romantic poetry since I first encountered it, and the question […]

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Evolution of the Writing Process: A Conversation with Dr. Sara Pirkle Hughes

Sara Pirkle Hughes’s first book, The Disappearing Act, won the 2016 Adrienne Bond Award for Poetry and was published in 2018. Her poems have been published in Rattle, Reed, Entropy, TAB, The Raintown Review, Emrys, and Atticus Review, among others. Sara has received writing fellowships from The Anderson Center, I-Park Foundation, and The Hambidge Center […]

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Morgan Hall Foyer Updated by UA Facilities

The Department of English recently received an update to the Morgan Hall foyer, including new flooring and freshly painted walls. Paul Wuebold, Senior Executive Director of Facilities & Grounds Operations, designed and headed the enterprise. “Morgan Hall is one of UA’s more historical buildings,” Wuebold observed, noting that, previously, “the entryway lacked the ‘wow’ factor […]

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Student Writer’s Guild (SWG) and English Majors and Minors Association (EMMA) Make English Students Feel At Home

It’s two weeks before Halloween, and Camryn Walker sits with a cadre of undergraduates on Morgan 301’s couches to watch The Babadook, an Australian horror film about a monster that uses a book as a portal into our world. The movie is a fitting choice for this crowd, a collection of scribblers known as the […]

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Spring 2018: Masthead

The Scarlet Newsletter is a production of the Department of English at The University of Alabama. “Pure Products: A Reading Series for the Community” By Dr. Shanti Weiland “Student Writer’s Guild (SWG) and English Majors and Minors (EMMA) Make English Students Feel At Home” By Dr. Wells Addington “Alumna Profile: Candace Chambers” by Van Newell, MFA […]

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Alumna Profile: Candace Chambers

Candace Chambers is a scholar of English. She serves as CEO of Educational Writing Services LLC, and the author of Write Your Way to a Successful Scholarship Essay. Candace is currently working as a Public Affairs writer/editor with the United States Department of Agriculture. She has also served as an Assistant Director of the writing center at the […]

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Faculty Profile: Dr. Dorothy Worden

Dorothy Worden joined the faculty at The University of Alabama in 2016. Her research and teaching interests include second language writing teacher cognition, genre-based approaches to academic writing instruction, sociocultural theory, and the analysis of classroom interaction. Prior to coming to Alabama, Dorothy received her MA in Composition and Rhetoric from Washington State University in […]

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