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Professor Deb Ellis's film, Peace Has No Borders, will premiere at the Vermont International Film Foundations Vermont Filmmakers Showcase, October 22, 2016 at 3:45 at the Main Street Landing Black Box Theatre, 60 Lake Street, 3rd floor, Burlington.Peace Has No Bordersis a feature documentary about a group of Iraq and Afghan War resisters from the US who seek refuge in an increasingly conservative Canada.For more information about the film:

Professor Emily Bernard's essay, “Black is the Body,” presented as a Dean’s Lecture at UVM, is a Notable Essay in this year’s Best American Essays. This is her third Notable Essay and the fourth time she has been recognized by BAE. Last year another essay, “Mother on Earth,” was also a Notable Essay.

"For eight adventure filled issues, Isaac Cates has been immersed in the pen and ink world of Cartozia Tales.” Check out this article on Lecturer Isaac Cates and his cartoon series for kids,Cartozia, in Seven Days.

Lecturer Stephen Cramer and Alejandro Merizalde will be publishing a translation of the work of Mexican writer Jaime Sabines."Sabines' poetry is personal, intense and, in my opinion, one of the most important in Latin America and in the Spanish language," says Nobel Prize winner Octavio Paz.A Jar of Moon Air: Selected Poems of Jaime Sabinesbrings one of the greatest Spanish voices to a wider public. The most extensive collection of Sabines yet to be published in English, this book contains poems from each of the poet's collections, split up into four sections based on theme.

Professor Tom Simone has revived his concert series with aid from UVM’s President. Click here to read the article in Seven Days.

Lecturer Stephen Cramer appeared on "The 30" on WCAX to discuss his new book "A Little Thyme and a Pinch of Rhyme." Click here to see Stephen in action.

Associate Professor of Film and Television Studies Sarah Nilsen appeared in the PBS American Experience documentary on Walt Disney on Sept. 14th and 15th. She is currently working with Senior Lecturer Sarah Turner on an edited collection, Mouse TV: The History, Economics and Politics of the Disney Channel.

Senior lecturer  Emeritus Daniel Lusk’s short essay, "Bomb," which first appeared in the literary journal NEW LETTERS (University of Missouri-Kansas City), has been awarded a Pushcart Prize and will appear in the 2016 anthology PUSHCART PRIZE XL: Best of the Small Presses.

Professor Greg Bottoms is the recipient of a Dean’s Lecture Award for 2015-2016.

UVM Students Participate in the 1st Annual Intercollegiate Poetry Reading. Click here for flyer and more information.

September 2015: English Major Alumn Wins Emmy Award - Marie Schley, UVM Class of 1994, has won a 2015 Emmy Award for her costume design work on Transparent. The Creative Arts Emmy Awards were announced on September 12th. More»

January 2015: Professors Greg Bottoms, Susanmarie Harrington, Emily Bernard, Tom Simone, Dan Fogel, Major Jackson, and Lisa Schnell; Lecturer Stephen Cramer; alumnus Mateus Teixiera; and student Alexandria Hall are featured in the new UVM publication Humanities:

October 2014: Beastie Boys Meet W.B. Yeats - Poet explores hip hop via sonnets: "It’s all about sound", says Stephen Cramer, discussing what drives his own poetry and initially drew him to the art form. Age 12, home watching television in Westtown, N.Y., Cramer saw a show about the poet Stanley Kunitz which included a reading of his poem “The Round.” More»

May 2014: Faculty Award - Lecturer Sean Witters wins the Kroepsch-Maurice Excellence in Teaching Award.

April 2014: UVM Junior Receives Prestigious Beinecke Scholarship. More»

March 2014: Faculty Award - Professor Lokangaka Losambe is named a University Scholar award recipient.

January 2014: Yes, There is a Career for That - Expanded winter session helps students link academics, careers. More»




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