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Department of English

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  • Ostherr

    Professor Kirsten Ostherr
    Professor Ostherr teaches film and media studies, focusing on ephemeral film and historical and contemporary visualizations of health and disease in photography, film, television, animation, advertising, and medical imaging. She publishes articles on medical animation in the 1920s, health education films of the postwar period, narrative medicine and biocultures, ethical issues in the film Philadelphia, and corporate publicity films, as well as on art film, documentary, and science fiction film.

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  • Brittany Henry wins WLA essay prize

    Brittany Henry wins WLA essay prize
    English graduate student Brittany Henry is the recipient of the inaugural Grover Award from the Western Literature Association in recognition of the distinctive scholarly contribution reflected in her essay, "The Jeremiad and the West in Survivors: A Novel of the Coming Collapse."
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    Online Application    • How to Apply

    The application deadline for admission in Fall 2015 is December 8th. We will begin accepting applications on September 1st. Contact our Graduate Coordinator Kristina McDonald at englgrad@rice.edu if you have questions about the application process.