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The English Department's Dr. Laura Murphy and Dr. Timothy Welsh have each received a Marquette Faculty Fellowship to support full-time research over the summer of 2013.

Calling all jetsetters: Loyola University New Orleans assistant professor Christopher Schaberg, Ph.D., published two recent articles in his field of airport studies.

Loyola University New Orleans assistant professor Laura Murphy, Ph.D.,published “Metaphor and the Slave Trade in West African Literature” with Ohio University Press, the leading publisher of African Studies research in the country.

English professor John Biguenet was honored with the top literary award in the state—the Louisiana Writer Award. The award recognizes his many contributions to the state’s literary landscape as a novelist, short story writer, playwright, poet, columnist, translator and essayist.

"The Hit," a story by English alumnus Tom Andes ('99), first published in Xavier Review, was selected for Best American Mystery Stories 2012.

English professors, Mark Yakich and Chris Schaberg's collaboration 'Checking In/Checking Out' wins an award for its innovative reversible book cover. Professor of Graphic Design, Nancy Bernardo, designed the cover.

Guns, Grenades, and Grunts: First-Person Shooter Games, the first genre study of first-person videogames, concludes with an essay by Loyola University New Orleans assistant professor Timothy Welsh, Ph.D.

Loyola University New Orleans assistant professor Timothy Welsh, Ph.D. has been quoted in two articles on the topic of "contemplative gaming."

English alumna, Tami Hotard ’93, recently published Big Charity: Paralysis at Charity Hospital and the Seduction of Confinement, available at

Dr. Chris Schaberg was recently interviewed about his book 'The Textual Life of Airports' on the Wisconsin Public Radio/Public Radio International show "To the best of our Knowledge" (


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