English Dept

Lehman Alumnus’ New Film to be Screened at Manhattan Film Festival

June 5, 2013 3:56 pm English Dept, Multimedia Center, School of Arts and Humanities

The film focuses on four male friends who bond and fight over their personal struggles with love, life, and friendship during a month-long retreat.

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Two Lehman Students Win Top Prizes in CUNY-wide Labor Arts Contest

April 18, 2013 10:18 am English Dept, Lehman College Art Gallery, Macaulay Honors College, School of Arts and Humanities

Two Lehman College studies have been named first- and second-prize winners in a CUNY-wide contest designed to celebrate labor arts by using creative works to honor working people. Ariella Michal Medows, a McCauley Honors College student who attends Lehman College claimed first place, while Samontha Forbes, took home the second-place prize.

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English Professor to Serve on Panel About Women’s Tattoo Art

April 11, 2013 1:56 pm English Dept, School of Arts and Humanities

Professor Margot Mifflin (English) will participate in a panel discussion, titled “Art, Sex, and Power: Tattooed Women Today,” at the Brooklyn Museum’s Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art on Saturday, April 13, at 2 p.m.

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Billy Collins Brings the NYPL’s Academy of Teachers to Lehman College

March 29, 2013 1:12 pm English Dept

Recently teachers from the metropolitan area had a chance to study poetry with one of the most celebrated American poets: Lehman College’s Distinguished Professor of English Billy Collins—the former two-time U.S. Poet Laureate.

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Professor Margot Mifflin’s Book on Women’s Tattoo Art is Released

January 30, 2013 4:55 pm English Dept, School of Arts and Humanities

The book features 200 color photographs, 50 of which are new, of tattooed women and tattoo artists dating back to the nineteenth-century.

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Lehman College and Hostos Community College Cosponsor Festival de la Palabra Oct. 9-11

October 3, 2012 2:38 pm English Dept, Latin American and Puerto Rican Studies Dept, School of Arts and Humanities

Lehman will welcome authors Awilda Cáez, Rosa Beltrán, Mayra Santos-Febres, Julio Ricardo Varela, José Manuel Fajardo, and Hilda García on Thursday, October 11, for a panel discussion on “Writing Across Genres and Oceans: The Evolution of Fiction and Non-Fiction Writing for English and Spanish-Speaking Audiences.”

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Prof. Perl Reflects on Working for Social Change

July 24, 2012 4:26 pm English Dept, In the News, School of Arts and Humanities

Professor Sondra Perl (English), who helped to establish the Holocaust Educators Network, reflects in this YouTube interview on the role of the individual as an agent of social change. Visit http://youtu.be/0Ukwx0ChiYo. Email This Page

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Author and Administrator Named New Dean at Lehman College

July 17, 2012 2:12 pm English Dept, School of Arts and Humanities

Dr. Deirdre Pettipiece, a scholar and author and most recently the associate dean of arts and sciences at West Chester University of Pennsylvania, has been named the new dean of the School of Arts and Humanities at Lehman College.

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Winners Announced from 2012 Labor Arts/CUNY Contest

June 12, 2012 4:39 pm English Dept, School of Arts and Humanities

Ten undergraduates in the senior colleges of the City University of New York have won prizes for Making Work Visible, the 2012 Labor Arts/CUNY Contest, held annually to celebrate the achievements of the U.S. labor movement.

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Two Bronx Residents Capture Top Honors at Commencement

June 11, 2012 3:43 pm English Dept, Psychology Dept, Student Awards, Students

Two Bronx residents, Lisa Blanco and Leah Fredman, captured the top honors at Commencement this year.

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Lehman Professor Leads Holocaust Educators on Visit to Historical Sites in Poland and Israel

April 26, 2012 12:30 pm English Dept, School of Arts and Humanities

Lehman English Professor Sondra Perl recently led seventeen teachers from across the United States on an educational tour of historical sites in Poland and Israel.

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Poetry Reading March 29 with Distinguished Professor of English Billy Collins

March 19, 2012 12:21 pm City and Humanities Program, English Dept, Faculty

Former U.S. Poet Laureate and Lehman College Distinguished Professor of English Billy Collins will kick off April’s National Poetry Month with a special poetry reading on Thursday, March 29, at 12:30 p.m. in the Lovinger Theatre. This event, which is sponsored by the City and the Humanities Program at Lehman, is free and open to the community.

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