Department of English

University of Mississippi

Author Archive

The Forty-Seventh James Edwin Savage Lecture in the Renaissance: “Shakespeare and Un-Freedom” by Ayanna Thompson. April 4th at 6:30 p.m. Bondurant Auditorium

Ayanna Thompson is Director of the Arizona Center for Medieval & Renaissance Studies (ACMRS) at Arizona State University. She is the author of Shakespeare in the Theatre: Peter Sellars (Arden Bloomsbury, 2018), Teaching Shakespeare with Purpose: A Student-Centered Approach (Arden Bloomsbury, 2016), Passing Strange: Shakespeare, Race, and Contemporary America (Oxford University Press, 2011), and Performing Race and Torture on the Early […]

Life After Graduation with Ole Miss English Alumni

Alumni from 15 sectors share professional stories and career advice. Ask specific questions during the speed-network segment.  Click HERE for the more information.

English Ph.D. Student Sarah Heying Earns Competitive Summer Fellowship

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Professor Karen Raber Named Director of Shakespeare Organization

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Regina Young

B.A., University of Kentucky Teaching and research interests include 20th century American literature, gender and sexuality, and U.S. southern literature

Laura Wilson

Laura Wilson M.A., English Literary Studies, University of Exeter B.A., English Language and Literature, University of Oxford William Faulkner and the American South; sexuality and gender; censorship and obscenity; environmentalism; Lost Generation and expatriate Modernism; material culture; Foucault and post-structuralism

Alicia Marie Venchuk

Alicia Marie Venchuk B.A., University of Michigan Research interests include African-American Literature, Twentieth Century American Literature, Gender Studies, and Cultural Studies (music in particular)

Katie Turner

Katie Turner M.A., Delta State University B.A., Delta State University Twentieth- and twenty-first-century American literature and culture, visual and literary representations of the U.S. South, cultural geography, and critical disaster studies

Tatiana Tomley

Tatiana Tomley B.A., English, The Ohio State University Creative writing interests: primarily realistic fiction with a grotesque bent, poetry of all kinds, comedic sketches

Kristin Teston

Kristin Teston M.A., University of Southern Mississippi B.A., University of Southern Mississippi Research Interests: twentieth- and twenty-first century U.S. literature and culture; literary and visual representation of ruins; environmental humanities; critical disaster studies