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Sunday, March 7, 2010

The First Annual Thesis Symposium

The first annual Thesis/Field Exam Symposium has now been rescheduled and will be held on Saturday, March 27th, at 10:00 a.m., in the Honors Seminar Room. There are six presenters scheduled, and we welcome additional presenters to participate, as well. If you would like to present or attend, please RSVP by Monday, March 15th. Thank you!

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Villanova Welomes Dr. Joseph Drury

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Joseph Drury will be joining Villanova's English Department in the Fall of 2011. Dr. Drury received his B.A. from Oxford University, his M.A. from the University of London, and his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. He is currently an Assistant Professor at Wesleyan University. Dr. Drury specializes in eighteenth-century fiction, and his recent articles include "Haywood’s Thinking Machines," published in Eighteenth-Century Fiction, and "The Novel and the Machine in the Eighteenth Century," published in Novel: A Forum on Fiction.