Hollins Professor Receives NEH Summer Stipend to Underwrite Book Project
Ruth Alden Doan Assistant Professor of History Christopher Florio has received a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Stipend award of $6,000 to support his project, “The Problem of Poverty in the Anglo-American Age of Slave Emancipation, 1780-1865.”
Hollins Mourns the Loss of Celebrated Professor, Author, and Scholar R.H.W. Dillard
R.H.W. Dillard, renowned author and figure in the creative writing world, and a devoted member of the Department of English and Creative Writing at Hollins University for 59 years, died Tuesday, April 4, 2023, in Roanoke.
In New Essay, Hollins Professor Looks at How 19th-century Novels for Girls Are Relevant Today
In her new essay, “Forget ‘Little Women’: How Did Girls Learn to be Grown Women?”, Professor of English Julie Pfeiffer explores how Victorian-era novels for adolescent girls might help in finding healthier models of what it means to grow up female.
VFIC Honors Hollins Professor with “Rising Star” Award
For her dedication to higher education and student success, Assistant Professor of Biology and Environmental Sciences Mary Jane Carmichael has received the 2022 H. Hiter Harris III Rising Star Award from the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges.
“A Poet at the Top of His Form”: Hollins Professor’s Newest Collection Is Published
The often lost and surprising senses of the world and of words are exhumed in “According to Sand,” the new volume of poems by Thorpe Moeckel, associate professor of English and director of the Jackson Center for Creative Writing at Hollins University.
Hollins Professor’s Latest Film Earns Prestigious Sponsorship from Women Make Movies
Associate Professor of Film Amy Gerber-Stroh’s “Hope of Escape” has received official sponsorship from Women Make Movies (WMM), a nonprofit media arts organization based in New York City. For 50 years, WMM has backed women directors and producers in an effort to promote a diverse and inclusive filmmaking landscape.
Hollins Professor’s Photographic Work Is Showcased in Bridgewater College Exhibition
Assistant Professor of Photography Mary Zompetti will exhibit “The Lost Garden” at Bridgewater College’s Beverly Perdue Art Gallery from August 22 through September 27. An opening reception will be held on Monday, August 29, from 5 to 7 p.m. with an artist’s talk at 5:30 p.m.
Hollins Professor R. H. W. Dillard Revisits His Connection To Cult Classic Film “Frankenstein Meets the Space Monster”
When Hollins Professor of English R. H. W. Dillard was just a grad student at the University of Virginia, he never imagined a screenplay written with acclaimed writer George Garrett would result in one of the most (in)famous sci-fi/horror films in American cinema.
Isabell Kingori Brings Public Health Expertise to Hollins as Fulbright Scholar-In-Residence
Isabell Kingori is spending the 2021-22 academic year at Hollins as a Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence. She’s bringing an international perspective to the university’s public health curriculum.
New Hollins Professor, Poet/Novelist Candice Wuehle, To Bring Focus On Genre-Blending And Magic In Writing
Candice Wuehle seems like the perfect fit to teach English and creative writing at Hollins. An emphasis on genre-blending? Check. An impressive academic and professional resume? Check. An interest in the occult and spooky things? Double-check.
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