English Dept

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.

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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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English Students Raise Funds to Help Save Legendary Bookstore

March 7, 2012 4:35 pm English Dept, Students

When Shabana Yusuf and her fellow Obscura staffers learned that St. Mark’s Bookshop on Manhattan’s Lower East Side was at risk of closing, they wasted no time jumping into action.

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CUNY-Wide Writing Competition Offers up to $1,500 in Prizes

February 8, 2012 4:20 pm Art Dept, English Dept, History Dept, Languages and Literatures Dept, Social Work Dept, Sociology Dept, Students

For the second consecutive year, Lehman students are eligible to enter the “Making Work Visible,” writing contest, with prizes ranging from $100 to $1,500.

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Famed Poet Sonia Sanchez to Visit Lehman Nov. 3

October 13, 2011 11:45 am English Dept, School of Arts and Humanities

Noted author, playwright, activist and poet Sonia Sanchez will give a special reading and discuss the essence of both her poetry and poetry-making on Thursday, November 3, at 12:30 p.m. in the Lovinger Theatre.

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Distinguished Professor of English Billy Collins at Vanderbilt University

September 23, 2011 11:48 am English Dept, In the News

Distinguished Professor of English Billy Collins discusses poetry and his residency this fall at Vanderbilt University in Nashville. Read “In Conversation with Billy Collins.”

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