Department of English Language and Literature
October 4, 2021
James Henry McIntosh, professor emeritus of English and American culture at the University of Michigan, died of a stroke Aug. 30 at his home in Ann Arbor in the presence of his wife, Elaine K. Gazda, and daughter, Karina McIntosh.
May 4, 2020
Ejner Jacob Jensen, 83, of Philadelphia, professor emeritus of English language and literature, died April 21 at the Phoebe Allentown Home in Allentown, Pennsylvania.
March 23, 2020
Gina Brandolino, a lecturer IV in the Sweetland Center for Writing and the Department of English, LSA, engages students through horror courses she has taught for the past 10 years.
October 14, 2019
Fritz Swanson founded and directs Wolverine Press, a publishing exploratory in LSA’s Helen Zell Writers’ Program that combines his love for literature and his passion for letterpress printing.
October 7, 2019
William (Buzz) Alexander, who founded the Prison Creative Arts Project and trained thousands of students, teachers, activists and prisoners to illuminate and work to end mass incarceration, died at his home in Ann Arbor on Sept. 19 at the age of 80 from frontal temporal degeneration. Alexander was a professor emeritus of English language and…
October 29, 2018
Valerie J. Traub, the Adrienne Rich Distinguished University Professor of English and Women’s Studies, will deliver her Distinguished University Professor lecture.
January 12, 2018
Longtime faculty member Richard Meisler died after complications of pancreatic cancer on Feb. 21, 2017.