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The Scarlet Newsletter

The Scarlet Newsletter

The Scarlet Newsletter is the English department’s newsletter. Published each fall and spring, it features articles that review departmental activities, including creative and scholarly readings, and interviews with faculty and students that explore their experience in the English field and their current academic projects.

Read the Most Recent Issues

The Spring 2018 issue includes an article about the Pure Products reading series, profiles of alumna Candace Chambers and Professor Dorothy Worden, and discussions about John Keats and Marianne Moore.

The Fall 2017 issue includes a feature story about Margaret Atwood’s visit to UA; an interview with Dr. Phil Beidler about his book, Beautiful War: Studies in a Dreadful Fascination; and interviews with Professor Trudier Harris and alumni Dana Sweeney and Lena Levendoski.

The Spring 2017 issue includes a profile of the new director of the Hudson Strode Program, Professor Michelle Dowd, an article about Professor Cassie Smith’s new book, and a report from the department’s Diversity Committee.

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Archive: Back Issues of The Scarlet Newsletter

The Spring 2016 issue includes articles about undergraduate alumna and Fulbright scholarship winner Nichole Corbett, MA Strode student Emily Pitts Donahoe, and Professor David Deutsch.

The Fall 2015 issue includes articles about MFA alumni John Wingard, foreign student Beth Williams, and Professor Michelle Robinson.

The Spring 2015 issue includes an interview with Nathalie Loper about teen Shakespeare and articles on professors Jennifer Drouin, Hali Felt, Heidi Staples, and Emily Wittman.

The Fall 2014 issue includes a tribute to Professor Carolyn Handa.

The Spring 2014 issue includes a profile of alumna Hunter Coward, an interview with English major Joey Gamble, and a Q&A with Professor Andy Crank.