The Comic Event approaches comedy as dynamic phenomenon that involves the gathering of elements of performance, signifiers, timings, tones, gestures, previous comic bits, and other self-conscious structures into an “event” that triggers, by virtue of a “cut,” an expected/unexpected resol
The creative writing faculty and the entire Rice English department are honored to announce Sonia Hamer as the winner of the 2018 Inprint-Marion Barthelme Prize for her piece of short fiction.
The Department of English congratulates the following recent PhD alumni authors for books that were published and/or received awards in 2017:
We are pleased and proud to announce that Linda Evans, Department Administrator for the English Department, has been selected as the first recipient of the Humanities Shining Star award. Linda manages in an exemplary manner the responsibilities of her complex position in the largest department i
In collaboration with Rice University's ENGL 397, "Capturing Music: A Cultural Writing Clinic" taught by professor Sydney Boyd, Ars Lyrica Houston recently hosted a creative prose writing competition. Professor Boyd's course was created with a goal: To discover the cultural role
Graduate Student Elena Valdez has won the 2017 WLA J.
Last week in Sydney Boyd’s ENGL 397 “Capturing Music: A Cultural Writing Clinic,” Alex Ross, the music critic for The New Yorker delved into literature, Wagnerism, and artistic expression with students for 75 minutes.