Department of English News

Huffington Post: Misty Anderson on ‘Lesser Government’

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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

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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.

Knoxville Mercury: UT Students Reach Out for Agape

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An undergraduate public writing class based out of the Department of English inspired four students to turn their group project into a way to help others. The Knoxville Mercury highlighted the students’ effort.