• Department News,  Faculty News

    Professor Julie Moore’s Latest Book Recognized with Multiple Honors

    Taylor English Professor Julie Moore’s fourth collection of poetry, Full Worm Moon, has received two significant national accolades. The book received honorable mention from the Conference on Christianity and Literature’s 2018 Book-of-the-Year Award Committee. The Committee writes, “Moore’s book shows a grace of style and power and depth of feeling that deserves recognition,” noting that the judges rarely name an honorable mention when considering submissions for the award. Darryl Tippens, President of the CCL, informed Moore that the committee received more submissions than ever before, yet amid strong competition, her book rose to the top. Additionally, Full Worm Moon won one of five Woodrow Hall Top Shelf Awards from Poetry…

  • Alumni News,  Department News,  Faculty News,  Lewis & Friends,  Opportunities for English Majors

    C.S. Lewis & Friends Colloquium Returns to Campus in June

    This June 4-7, Taylor University will host the 12th Biennial C. S. Lewis & Friends Colloquium, which Devin Browns calls “ . . . the premier Inklings conference on the planet, with something for every level of scholar.” Sponsored by Taylor University’s Center for the Study of C. S. Lewis & Friends, the Colloquium features keynote addresses from top scholars in the field, plus hundreds of presentations of both scholarship and creative work. The 2020 conference theme will be “Are WomEn Human (Yet)? Gender and the Inklings,” and will provide an opportunity to acknowledge and celebrate women in the lives and works of authors like C. S. Lewis, J. R.…

  • Department News,  Opportunities for English Majors

    Soup and Salad: Save the Dates!

    As the cooler fall temperatures settle in, the Department of English invites all majors and minors to Soup and Salad Dinners. Join us: Tuesday, Nov 5, 5 – 7pm Tuesday, Dec 3, 5 – 7pm We’ll have a variety of soups–including vegetarian options–as well as salad, fresh-baked bread, apple cider, coffee, and tea. Come and go as your schedule allows, or stay and hang out with your professors and friends. All dinners will be held in the Relief Room & Literary Center (Reade 122). Hope to see you!