Rachel Conrad Bracken, a sixth-year Ph.D. candidate in the Department of English, is one of two graduate students awarded the 2018 Graduate Teaching Award for Independent Instruction by the Center for Teaching Excellence at Rice University.
The department is pleased to welcome Hayan Charara as an instructor this semester. Charara holds a PhD in literature and creative writing from the University of Houston.
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.
In a collaboration for a new documentary with actor Jeff Bridges, Professor Morton served as a narrative writer and appeared in the film entitled "Living in the Future's Past".
The Department of English congratulates the following recent PhD alumni authors for books that were published and/or received awards in 2017: