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Celebrating 70 Years of English Department History

Article Image Do you remember listening to Isaac Johnson riff on the poets of the Harlem Renaissance? Does hearing Shakespeare bring back memories of Barbara Youngblood or Monique Pittman?
Thorvald Aagaard discusses his approach to theater

Article Image It's an exciting time to be involved in theater at Pacific Union College. The new AS in Film & Theater Studies has attracted 21 majors in just its second year, providing a strong academic platform on which to build a program that offers both training and performance opportunities to a wide range of students.

Summer Study Tour to the Oregon Shakespeare Festival

Join Theater Director Thor Aagaard this summer for the Shakespeare in Performance study tour to the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland, Oregon scheduled for June 18-20, 2013.
English Department Co-Sponsors Pre-Law Forum

Article Image The English department has joined with the departments of business, communication and history to sponsor Pre-Law Forum events. The first took place on April 27, 2012 featuring PUC Alum Justin Kim (2001) and former PUC Religion professor Julius Nam.
Sara Kakazu Completes Ph.D.

Article Image The PUC English Department congratulates Sara Kakazu on achieving her doctoral degree in American Literature. Dr. Kakazu's 200+ page dissertation is titled, "Incidental Americans: Encounter and Self-Construction in Nineteenth-Century Transatlantic Travel Narratives."

Other Faculty Updates

Article Image Thorvald Aagaard returned to England this past summer to participate in an Actor-Chorus-Text workshop led by leading international practitioner Anna Helena-Mclean.
Alumni Updates

Morgan Chinnock ('07 ) completed her MFA in Creative Writing at University of San Francisco in 2012. In addition to continuing to work on her creative writing projects, she testing out her new knowledge by teaching an ENGL 101 class at PUC this quarter as an adjunct instructor.

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