The Other Side of the Obesity Epidemic

Dr. Erec Smith

This article is written by Erec Smith, assistant professor of English and director of Ursinus College’s Center for Writing. He is a co-editor and contributor to the forthcoming book, The Making of Barack Obama: The Politics of Persuasion. His recent essay, “Making Room for Fat Studies in Writing Center Theory and Practice,” can be read in the journal Praxis: A Writing Center Journal. Read More»


Junior Wins Global Scholarship

Junior Kendal Conrad is a recipient of the Womenetics Advancing Aspirations Global Scholarship. The $1,500 monetary prize was awarded for an essay Conrad wrote on gender stereotypes in children’s media. Read More»


Bi-Textual Writers Series Features Patterson

Nadine Patterson

The final reading/book signing in a three-author Bi-Textual Writers Series featuring writers who work in multiple genres, features Nadine Patterson, an award-winning independent producer/director with training in theater. This presentation features a film screening Nov. 13  at 7 p.m. in Pfahler 100. Read More»


British Women, Chemistry and Poetry Topic of Talk

British Women, Chemistry and Poetry

Authors and scholars Marlene Rayner-Canham and Geoff Rayner-Canham will present  a program on the poetry written by female British chemistry students in the period from the 1870s to the 1940s. The free talk Nov. 12 at 7 p.m. in Pfahler Auditorium, is open to the public. Read More»


English Faculty Discusses Legacy of Anna Douglass

M. Nzadi Keita

Villanova University sponsors a talk Sept. 26 at 5 p.m. in the Villanova Room, Connelly Center, Radnor-St. David’s featuring Ursinus College faculty M. Nzadi Keita, Associate Professor of English and Creative Writing and Poet in Residence. Read More»