PhD student Jonathan Armoza wins 2017 Lancashire Award

The Department is pleased to announce that PhD student Jonathan Armoza has been given the 2017 Ian Lancashire Award by the Canadian Society for Digital Humanities for his work on a new type of computational text modeling called 'probabilistic matrix factorization'. You can read more about Jonathan's research here.

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Tribute to Professor Kenneth Silverman

The Department of English remembers retired faculty member, Ken Silverman, who passed away on July 7th, 2017, at age 81. Ken was born in Manhattan on February 5th, 1936 to immigrants who after World War I emigrated from what is now Lithuania. He studied English at Columbia University, receiving his bachelor’s degree in 1956, his [...]

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