Have we grown less empathetic? Is anyone truly normal? What does it mean to be human? These are the topics Dr. Licastro’s Cyborg Apocalypse class grapples with.
English Language and Literature News
On Wednesday February 1, 2017, Baltimore’s very own National Poetry Slam Champions put on an exciting show for students, faculty, and even guests at Stevenson University. ...Click here to read more.
Welcome to a new year at Stevenson English! As the year begins, we’ll be profiling students and faculty who are working in innovative areas in English, including Digital Studies. In the excerpt below, Stevenson senior English major Marcus Tucker explains the impact of virtual reality technology on his classroom experience in “Introduction to Digital Publishing,” a new course taught by Assistant Professor Amanda Licastro. Dr. Licastro’s use of virtual reality in the classroom was recently featured in The Baltimore Sun....Click here to read more.
Stevenson University has once again conjured up a fall semester course that has students wanting to go to class. In the “Stranger than Fiction” course, students are given the opportunity to read, analyze, and present their findings on pieces ranging from Barbara Ehrenreich's “Nickel and Dimed” to Gay Talese's “Frank Sinatra has a Cold.”...Click here to read more.
Hi everyone! Marc Kohlman back again with the word on what’s new in the English Department.
Many of you are fans of Edgar Allan Poe’s vivid poetry and terrifying stories, I’m sure. I’m also sure that you’ll be as amazed as I was to learn that the English Department’s own Kathy Brown is the current president of the Edgar Allen Poe Society....Click here to read more.
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