News Archive for 2015


March 17, 2015
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March 1, 2015

APU’s Department of English hosted poet Brett Foster, Ph.D., for this year’s James L. Hedges Distinguished Reading on Tuesday, February 24, 2015. Foster's first collection of poetry The Garbage Eater (2011) was a finalist for a Drake University Emerging Writer Award, and was selected for the Debut Poets feature in Poets &...

March 1, 2015

Joseph Bentz, Ph.D., is celebrating the publication of his fantasy novel, Dreams of Caladria, by Enclave Publishing. The book has an unusual story behind it. In 1995 Bentz’s first novel, Song of Fire, was published by Thomas Nelson Publishers. Now, on its 20th anniversary, the book is being republished by...

February 24, 2015
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February 23, 2015 by University Relations
In November, APU presented Kindertransport, a drama production referencing the experiences of 10,000 Jewish children evacuate to England in 1938 through the story of one family.
February 10, 2015
Andrea Ivanov-Craig, Ph.D., presented her paper “God and the (dis)abled American Writer: Andre Dubus’ Disability Aesthetic,” at the American Literature Association Symposium on God and the American Writer in San Antonio, Texas in February 2015.
February 9, 2015

Joseph Bentz, Ph.D., was interviewed on the BBC Radio 5 Live program "Up All Night" about the recent announcement that Harper Lee will publish a sequel to her classic novel To Kill a Mockingbird (1960). The new novel, titled Go Set a Watchman, will be published by HarperCollins on July...

February 8, 2015

Mark Eaton, Ph.D. has been accepted into a summer seminar called Bridging the Two Cultures of Science and the Humanities 2015-2016 at Oxford University, where he will be working on a new research project, “American Literary Supernaturalism 1875-1925.” With funding from the Templeton Religion Trust, the summer seminar was organized...

February 7, 2015
Matthew Smith, Ph.D., is a Francis Bacon Foundation Fellow in Renaissance England at the Huntington Library in Spring 2015, where he will be completing a book titled "Stage, Cathedral, Wagon, Street: Theatrical Belief in Early Modern England."
February 5, 2015
Emily Griesinger, Ph.D. has been appointed to a four-year term (2015-2019) on the national board of the Lilly Fellows Program in Humanities and Arts at Valparaiso University.
February 2, 2015
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February 2, 2015
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February 2, 2015
Learn more about Eaton's recent publication.
January 30, 2015
APU's Department of English welcomes Brett Foster for this year's James L. Hedges Distinguished Poetry Reading on Tuesday, February 24.
January 26, 2015
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January 26, 2015
Learn more about Drewry's recent publication.
January 26, 2015
Learn more about Bentz's recent publication.
January 20, 2015
Learn more about Manning's recent publication.