English Faculty News - Scholarship in Action

Title page of Milton's Paradise Lost

Professor Wendy Moffat wrote the Introduction and Suggestions for Further Reading for A Room with a View, by E.M. Forster, Malcolm Bradbury, Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics), 2018.

Professor of English Wendy Moffat established a Dickinson scholarship in memory of her father, acclaimed actor Donald Moffat. The Donald Moffat Scholarship Fund will benefit students with financial need who demonstrate an interest in the literary or dramatic arts, whether through coursework or oncampus activities, such as Mermaid Players. An award will be made when gifts to the fund reach $50K.

Associate Professor of English Claire Seiler was named the 2019 recipient of Dickinson's Constance & Rose Ganoe Memorial Award for Inspirational Teaching. Voted on annually by graduating seniors and announced by the graduating class president during Commencement, the Ganoe award is the only student-bestowed faculty accolade at Dickinson. The award was established in 1969 with a bequest from the late William A. Ganoe, class of 1902.

On September 28, 2019, Professor Sider Jost presented a paper "Olaudah Equiano and Adam Smith, or What's Interesting about the Narrative?," at George Mason University. The talk was drawn from two chapters of his current book project on the concept of interest in the eighteenth century.

Assistant Professor Chelsea Skalak published "Mapping the Global Middle Ages: Diversifying the Classroom with GIS," The Once and Future Classroom vol. 15, no. 1, 2019, http://once-and-future-classroom.org/mapping-the-global-middle-ages-diversifying-the-classroom-with-gis/