"Dubliners" Goes Digital
A group of BC students in a course taught by Professor Joseph Nugent has created Digital Dubliners, a multimedia Apple iBook that uses interactive technology to guide readers through James Joyce's classic collection of short stories, which marks the centenary of its publication this year. Chronicle of Higher Education | "These tech-savvy students are no longer mere absorbers of information...[but] makers and disseminators of knowledge to the world," writes Nugent in the Irish Times
Suzanne Berne's fourth novel, The Dogs of Littlefield has been long-listed for the Baileys Prize, formerly the Orange Prize, the UK’s most prestigious annual book award for fiction written by a woman. Her first novel, A Crime in the Neighborhood, won the prize in 1999.
Author and English Associate Professor Amy Boesky is among "the leading campus celebrities who are filling real and virtual classrooms this year," identified on "The Hottest Seats in Class" list by Time Magazine.
Where are they now?
Dispatches on English major alumni
Robert Polito, appointed President of the Poetry Foundation in Chicago.
Like us on Facebook
Follow us on Twitter@BCEnglishDept
Recent Faculty Publications
Women Writers and the Hero of Romance
Palgrave Macmillan, 2014
The Dogs of Littlefield
Fig Tree/Penguin, 2013
Maxim D. Shrayer
Leaving Russia: A Jewish Story
Syracuse University Press/Library of Modern Jewish Literature, 2013
Dark Matter: Invisibility in Drama, Theater, and Performance (Theater: Theory/Text/Performance)
University of Michigan Press, October 2013
The Story Within: Personal Essays on Genetics and Identity
Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 2013
Min Hyoung Song
The Children of 1965: On Writing, and Not Writing, as an Asian American
Duke University Press Books, April 2013
Maxim D. Shrayer
I Saw It: Ilya Selvinsky and the Legacy of Bearing Witness to the Shoah
Academic Studies Press, March 2013
The End of the Point: A Novel
HarperCollins Publishers, March 2013