Colegiales in the Publishing Industry

Are you Interested in pursuing a career in the publishing industry? Then here’s a look at the lives of Sophia M. Caraballo and Yaisha Cordero, two alumni from our department who have made it into the industry through their hard work, persistence, and dedication. 1. Tell us about your educational background and what you’re currently doing. Educational wise, I have a degree in English Lit from UPRM and I also have a master’s degree in magazine, newspaper and online journalism from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. Currently, I’m working as an editorial associate for three … Read more…

Spring 2018 With Dr. Jose M. Irizarry: The Harlem Renaissance

This spring semester take a journey into the Harlem Renaissance, a unique and inspiring movement that originated within the black community in Harlem, New York in the year 1920 until 1930.  Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more from this decade long movement with Dr. Jose M Irizarry, at both the undergraduate and graduate level. INGL3300: Modernism in America: The Harlem Renaissance (1920-1930) Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:30-1:45PM. INGL6055: The Harlem Renaissance (1920-1930): Negotiating White Patronage, Privilege and Cultural Appropriation. Thursdays from 6:30-9:15PM.  

Courses with Dr. Eric Lamore: Literary Theory and Early Black Atlantic Literature

This Spring semester don’t miss out on the opportunity to take these two literature courses with Dr. Eric Lamore who specializes is the literature of the early black Atlantic, transatlantic lives and texts, African American literature, early American literature, textual scholarship, book history, life writing, and the teaching of literature. INGL 3308 – Introduction to Literary Theory (Tues./Thur. 12:30 and 2:00) – (prerequisite: any survey course) INGL 6056 – Early Black Atlantic Literature (Tuesday & Thursday 3:30-4:45) – advanced undergraduate students welcomed.

Interning Crossroads: Imagining Futures in English and Beyond

The Department of English cordially invites its undergraduate students to an activity on Thursday, December 7 in which they will learn about internships and other professional opportunities through the experiences of 4 English majors. The purpose of this activity is to open the eyes of all English majors towards the very real opportunities within their reach. Our four panelists will be sharing the stories of their journeys and the programs they participated in. This event will be held in CH-326 during universal hour (10:30 AM- 12:00 PM). Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to learn about these wonderful research … Read more…

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