News Archive


  • August 17, 2016
    Learn more about Smith's recent publication.
  • August 17, 2016
    Learn more about Allbaugh's recent publication.
  • August 10, 2016
    Learn more about Griesinger's recent presentation.
  • June 27, 2016 by Jim Willis, Ph.D.,
    For those displaced by violence and turmoil, Chancellor Angela Merkel is affectionately known as “Mama Merkel.” Like orphans, they have come seeking a forever home in her country.
  • June 16, 2016
    APU English professor Joseph Bentz, Ph.D., a leading scholar on American novelist Thomas Wolfe, discusses the new film Genius, which explores the relationship between Wolfe and his editor.
  • June 10, 2016
    Learn more about Griesinger's recent award.
  • June 10, 2016
    Learn more about Bentz's recent presentation.
  • May 19, 2016
  • May 19, 2016

    Mark Eaton has published a chapter titled "9/11 and its Literary-Religious Aftermaths" in the Routledge Companion to Literature and Religion, edited by Mark Knight (New York: Routledge, 2016). Other contributors include Lori Branch (Iowa), John D. Cox (Hope), Luke Ferreter (Baylor), Kevin Hart (Virginia), Stanley Hauerwas (Duke), Jared Hickman (Johns...

  • May 19, 2016

    Christianity & Literature, edited by Mark Eaton, Matthew J. Smith, and Caleb D. Spencer, features a special topic on the Environmental Imagination in Volume 65, Issue 3 (June 2016). Contributors include Jeffrey Bilbro (Spring Arbor University), Lawrence Buell (Harvard University), Joshua Mabie (University of Wisconsin, Whitewater), Richard Rankin Russell (Baylor...

  • April 29, 2016
    Patricia L. Andujo, Ph.D., director of the Ethnic Studies Program and an associate professor in the Department of English at Azusa Pacific University discusses Harriet Tubman's selection as the new face of the $20 bill.
  • April 29, 2016
    Learn more about Bentz's recent professional activity.
  • April 29, 2016
    Learn more about Bentz's recent publication.
  • April 13, 2016 by Logan Cain '18
    While best known for his work, most are not familiar with Charles Darwin as a human being. CREV hosts playwright Murray Watts' acclaimed one-man production *Mr. Darwin’s Tree* on Tuesday, April 28 in the Black Box Theater.
  • April 11, 2016

    Author Ryan Gattis will be on campus to read from his novel, All Involved, a powerful look at the 1992 King Riots and what they tell us about power and pain from perspective of those most impacted by the violence. The novel is published by HarperCollins and features blurbs from Dennis...

  • April 1, 2016
    Learn more about Allbaugh's recent professional activity.
  • April 1, 2016
    Learn more about Allbaugh's recent presentation.
  • March 18, 2016

    Joseph Bentz has published Nothing Is Wasted: How God Redeems What is Broken (Beacon Hill Press 2016). In a world that can feel overwhelming, it is easy to see loss as the overriding theme of our existence. From the stress of finances to the pain of aging, we see decay all...

  • February 19, 2016
    Joseph Bentz talks about the legacy of To Kill a Mockingbird author Harper Lee who died on February 19, 2016.
  • February 15, 2016 by APU Life
    Mark Eaton, Ph.D., professor in the Department of English and director of the Center for Research on Ethics and Values, taught a course at the Huntington entitled *Frontiers of American Fiction: Rediscovering 19th-century American Novels*
  • January 25, 2016
    APU's Pew College Society will offer a GRE training session on Wednesday, February 10. Register today to attend.
  • January 25, 2016
    Renaissance plays, including tragedies, traditionally ended in a jig, a mixed form combining dance, music, and dramatic dialogue. On January 28, 2016, Matthew Smith gave a lecture on Shakespeare and the jig tradition, with an emphasis on Romeo and Juliet. The lecture was followed by a demonstration-performance by the Early Broadside...
  • January 22, 2016

    Emily Griesinger has won the Lionel Basney Award for Best Essay published in Volume 64 of Christianity & Literature for her article “Religious Belief in a Secular Age: Literary Modernism and Virginia Woolf’s Mrs. Dalloway," Christianity & Literature 64.4 (September 2015): 438-464. The award was presented at a luncheon for the Conference on Christianity...