Department of English News

Huffington Post: Misty Anderson on ‘Lesser Government’


Professor of English Misty Anderson penned an opinion piece for the Huffington Post discussing a grammatically incorrect billboard that appeared recently along Kingston Pike. She compares the erroneous language with the attack on social justice issues by a state legislator.

Erin Elizabeth Smith Named Writer-in-Residence


Erin Elizabeth Smith, poet, professor, and creative director for Sundress Academy for the Arts at Firefly Farms, will serve as the Jack E. Reese Writer-in-Residence at UT for the 2016-17 academic year.