1. Everyday Chica by Cecilia Rodríguez Milanés
  2. The Night We Set the Dead Kid on Fire by Ephraim
  3. Marielitos, Balseros and Other Exiles by Cecilia Rodríguez Milanés
  4. Oye What I'm Gonna Tell You by Milanés
Department of English Graduate Programs

Highlights

Dr. Kevin Meehan Receives Fulbright Award

April 2017

photoDr. Kevin Meehan of the English Department has received a Fulbright Award for a research project based at the Clarence Fitzroy Bryant College in St. Kitts. Kevin will be developing educational resources on non-traditional agricultural systems for Caribbean schools, completing a textbook on hydroponics for climate change adaptation, and teaching a course in communication for agriculture majors. His course will prepare students to take the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Exam (CAPE), and will assist them in developing a focus for the Agricultural Studies capstone project. He will also be producing a series of YouTube videos outlining all aspects of operating a hydroponic farm.

[Read Full Highlight]

Creative Writing professor Ephraim Scott Sommers releases his first book The Night We Set the Dead Kid on Fire

March 2017

photoUCF Creative Writing professor Ephraim Scott Sommers has released his first book, a collection of poetry entitled The Night We Set the Dead Kid on Fire, this month through Tebot Bach Press.

[Read Full Highlight]

Five UCF First-Year Composition Students' Writing Featured in New Issue of Stylus

December 2016

photoCongratulations to UCF students Kristina Abicca, Dana Mikkelsen, Taylor Rayfield, Amber Steward, and Shravan Yandra, all of whom have had work they produced in their first-year composition classes published in the latest issue of Stylus: A Journal of First-Year Writing. The subjects of their individual articles vary—from considerations of writing processes to the effects of multilingualism on note-taking and knowledge-making to the rhetoric behind design choices made on medical resource websites—but all share a sense that writing can be used to meaningfully inquire into the world around us. "Their work is truly outstanding," said Stylus faculty editor, Matthew Bryan, "and represents our first-year writing program very well."

[Read Full Highlight]

Department of English • College of Arts & Humanities at the University of Central Florida
Phone: 407-823-5596 • Fax: 407-823-3300 • english@ucf.edu