English Department

Department News

October 29, 2021 - Oregon Artswatch Interview with Prof. Lisa Steinman on Landscapes, Community, and the Embodiment of the Page

July 2, 2021 - Professor Bashir's poem selected for poem-a-day by Poets.org

April 27, 2021 - Dr. Jay Dickson Reflects on Edith Wharton’s "Xingu" - Interview with Cygnet Production.

February 2, 2021 - Tommy Orange in conversation with Pancho Savery on February 25

January 29, 2021 - Lau­ra Arnold Leib­man Wins Three Awards with The Art of the Jew­ish Family

Prof. Lau­ra Leib­man has won National Jewish Book Awards in three dif­fer­ent cat­e­gories with her book The Art of the Jew­ish Fam­i­ly: A His­to­ry of Women in Ear­ly New York in Five Objects: the Ger­rard and Ella Berman Memo­r­i­al Award for His­to­ry, the Amer­i­can Jew­ish Stud­ies Cel­e­brate 350 Award, and the Women Stud­ies Bar­bara Dobkin Award. Brava, Prof. Leibman!

January 3, 2021 - Prof. and Poet Samiya Bashir talks about the importance of Powell’s Books to Portland in a yearend news roundup on PBS News Hour.

July 22, 2020 - MLA Statement Deploring Systemic Racism

June 21, 2020 - Podcast with Pancho Savery: African-American Literature in the George Floyd Moment

April 15, 2020 - Professor Lucía Martínez Valdivia Earns Tenure!

March 3, 2020 - Prof. Samiya Bashir on Poetry, Politics, and Writer's Block