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Loyola University New Orleans English professor and human trafficking expert Laura Murphy, Ph.D., has won an international award for her outstanding African literary studies work culminating in her book, “Metaphor and the Slave Trade in West African Literature.” Murphy received the inaugural African Literature Association First Book Award last month.

“Metaphor and the Slave Trade in West African Literature” receives African Literature Association First Book Award

University of Virginia's literary journal selects "Buster" as best short story

Topher Balfer, English Writing major, has been named as the next Editor-in-Chief of The Maroon.

Mike Miley ('02) has been invited to present an essay at the First Annual David Foster Wallace Conference May 23, 2014 at Illinois State University. His essay is based on his research as a Mellon Fellow at The Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin.

English Alum’s multi-media exhibit shown at the CAC

New Orleans singer/songwriter Kelcy Mae ('02) releases The Fire and Half-Light, a follow-up recording to her 2011's Pennies in Hand.

Mark Yakich travels to Orleans Parish Prison

Wendy King ('77) has been elected secretary of the New Orleans chapter of the Sierra Club.

Hannah Griggs ('12) was invited to present a paper at the Gulf Medieval and Renaissance Conference at L.S.U.


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