Dr. Chris Foss presented a paper at the annual meeting of the International Conference on Romanticism. His talk was entitled “The (Western?) Mirror and(/or?) the (Eastern?) Lamp: Romantic Reflection, Rejection, and Revision in Kasiprasad Ghosh’s _The Sháïr and Other Poems_ (1830), the first volume of English-language poems published by a Hindu writer.
Professor Jon Pineda was recently invited to give a poetry reading and lead a poetry seminar at the Poetry Society of South Carolina, which is the longest-running society of its kind in the United States.
Recent graduate Hannah Straton’s essay, “A Manual for Fire and Stories,” was just published in the online magazine Hippocampus Magazine: Memorable Creative Nonfiction. Excellent work, Hannah! Congratulations!