Monthly Archives: March 2016

So you want to learn a South Asian language . . .

. . . and maybe you’re not made out of money? Maybe you attend a university that doesn’t offer any classes? Maybe you might or might not be willing to travel for language learning? Or maybe–you are not a university … Continue reading

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Amaranth: An Introduction

As many of you know, Amaranth is the literary magazine published by the English Department and released annually each spring of the academic year. Our goal is to promote the literary arts on and around campus and to highlight the … Continue reading

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“You can live in an unreal world wherever you are”: An Interview with Leonard Cassuto

by Emily Shreve and Laura Fitzpatrick At the beginning of March, Leonard Cassuto, author of The Graduate School Mess, graciously took some time out of his visit to sit down with us for a chat about his graduate school experiences, his thoughts on … Continue reading

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Reflections on the LSJ Conference

Our second annual Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference has come to a close! I know I found the presentations and conversations on the public humanities inspiring and exciting. As I reflect on my experience at the conference, three ideas … Continue reading

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LSJ Conference Tasting Menu

Well, another week is wrapping up at Lehigh—one step closer to Spring Break, another to the end of term. As you plan for the weekend, (which includes some time for relaxation, right?) you might be looking for something completely different … Continue reading

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Going Public: The Primacy of Audience in Digital Public Humanities

On March 4 and 5, the 2nd annual Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference will bring together students from both within and outside of Lehigh, as well as Lehigh professors and professionals from the Lehigh Valley, to discuss the intersection … Continue reading

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The ‘Other’ Graduate School Mess: Tackling Mental Health in Graduate School

As the department reassesses the many potential functions and values of graduate work, faculty and graduate students have gathered to discuss the exciting possibilities of newly-envisioned graduate study. We have realized that, as the job market evolves, we must evolve … Continue reading

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What’s Happening: March 2016

March comes in like a lion this year, with three exciting and important department events within the next week and a half. First up is the visit from Leonard Cassuto, author of The Graduate School Mess. His book talk will be on … Continue reading

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