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English at the 2016 Academic Excellence Conference

Memory, Identity, Meaning: A Memoir Reading Memoir, a subgenre of creative nonfiction, has come to be known as the “fourth genre” of creative writing. In combining true stories with creative narrative techniques, memoir contains both fact and fiction. Writer and theorist … Continue reading

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2016 Battenfeld and Fosher Awards

Heather Cory is the winner of this year’s Battenfeld Award. She is a Senior English major and Film Studies minor from Rochester, New Hampshire. In spring of 2016, she is employed as an intern at the Keene Public Library, in … Continue reading

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The New Hampshire Poet Laureate Collection

The New Hampshire Poet Laureate collection is now available at the Keene State College Archives & Special Collections. The collection contains the papers of four poet laureates: Marie Harris (1999-2004), Patricia Fargnoli (2006-2009), Walter Butts (2009-2013), and Alice Fogel (2013-2018). … Continue reading

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Spring 2016 Student Publications

Caitlyn McCain is blogging at the Huffington Post. Her writing on the HuffPost College blog includes “The Advantage of a Liberal Arts Living Space” and “In Support for Small Schools” as part of her internship at the Keene State College Office … Continue reading

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Alumni Profile: Andrew DiCristina

Director, editor, cinematographer, and artist–these are the words that Andrew DiCristina uses to describe his work. Andrew’s dual-major in English (Writing) and Film (Production)–and his training in critical thinking and seeing the world from different cultural perspectives–provided the liberal arts education that helped launch his career.  … Continue reading

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Alumni Interview with Writer Sonya Cheney

This September, the English Department’s Kirsti Sandy talked to Sonya Cheney (BA English Writing 2013) about her life in the zine world. Zine is an abbreviation of fanzine, or magazine, is most commonly a small circulation self-published work of original or … Continue reading

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2015 Janet Grayson Lecture

This year the annual Janet Grayson Lecture Grayson will be the Keynote Address at the Medieval and Renaissance Forum. Coppélia Kahn will be presenting at 4:30 PM on Saturday April 25 in the Mountain View Room on    “The Making of … Continue reading

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2014 Grayson Lecture: “Shakespeare’s Brainy Girls: Seeing Beyond the Hysterical”

 

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Keene is Reading 2013-14: Andrew Solomon’s Far from the Tree

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The Eder Creative Writing Scholarship for 2014-2015

The Eder Creative Writing Scholarship for 2014-2015 has been awarded to Keene State Junior Rebecca Costanzo. Rebecca Costanzo is a junior Film Studies major with a concentration in film production and a minor in writing.  She came to Keene as … Continue reading

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