• Department News,  Opportunities for English Majors

    Two Books from Making Literature 2017: Reflections by Hillary Jo Foreman

    Hillary Jo Foreman is a senior English major with a creative writing minor; she served as Conference Intern for Making Literature 2017. Her reading interests span from Ibsen’s plays to Hanya Yanagihara‘s novels, and her writing interests are equally varied, though she is currently focused on flash fiction and poetry. In addition to writing and working at Starbucks, she is conducting research under the direction of Dr. Carie King to develop a youth writing program. She intends to pursue graduate study upon completion of her degree at Taylor. _______________________________________________ Come by Here: A Novella and Stories Autumn House Prize in Fiction, 2013 _______________________________________________ The Flavors of Come By Here by…

  • Department News,  Opportunities for English Majors

    Majors Present at Butler URC

    Back row: Veronica Toth, Elaina Mellott, Adam Kelly, Josh Vahle, Malinda Patterson. Front row: David Wetherell, Sarah Lyons, Caroline Nurkkala. 2016 was a banner year for our senior English majors, eight of whom presented at the Butler Undergraduate Research Conference (URC). See the program for details on these diverse scholarly and creative presentations.  

  • Department News,  Opportunities for English Majors

    Senior Night 2016

    Hannah Haney delivers her presentation —————————————————- Senior Night 2016 wrapped up on Tuesday! A large audience came to hear four outstanding peer-selected senior projects. Hannah Haney (above) kicked off the presentations with her scholarly talk entitled “Human Flourishing and Survival in The Road and Brave New World.” Veronica Toth read selections from her creative project called “All the Other Lights Say Go,” featuring poetry and nonfiction. The next presenter was Paula Weinman, who read several scenes from her Middle Grade novel Sink for It. Davis Wetherell wrapped up the evening with his critical presentation “Navigating Through Labyrinths: A Comparative Study of Kafka and Nabokov.” The Senior Project is the culminating…