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“A Poet at the Top of His Form”: Hollins Professor’s Newest Collection Is Published

“A Poet at the Top of His Form”: Hollins Professor’s Newest Collection Is Published

The often lost and surprising senses of the world and of words are exhumed in “According to Sand,” the new volume of poems by Thorpe Moeckel, associate professor of English and director of the Jackson Center for Creative Writing at Hollins University.

Hollins Professor’s Latest Film Earns Prestigious Sponsorship from Women Make Movies

Hollins Professor’s Latest Film Earns Prestigious Sponsorship from Women Make Movies

Associate Professor of Film Amy Gerber-Stroh’s “Hope of Escape” has received official sponsorship from Women Make Movies (WMM), a nonprofit media arts organization based in New York City. For 50 years, WMM has backed women directors and producers in an effort to promote a diverse and inclusive filmmaking landscape.

Hollins Professor’s Photographic Work Is Showcased in Bridgewater College Exhibition

Hollins Professor’s Photographic Work Is Showcased in Bridgewater College Exhibition

Assistant Professor of Photography Mary Zompetti will exhibit “The Lost Garden” at Bridgewater College’s Beverly Perdue Art Gallery from August 22 through September 27. An opening reception will be held on Monday, August 29, from 5 to 7 p.m. with an artist’s talk at 5:30 p.m.

Hollins Professor R. H. W. Dillard Revisits His Connection To Cult Classic Film “Frankenstein Meets the Space Monster”

Hollins Professor R. H. W. Dillard Revisits His Connection To Cult Classic Film “Frankenstein Meets the Space Monster”

When Hollins Professor of English R. H. W. Dillard was just a grad student at the University of Virginia, he never imagined a screenplay written with acclaimed writer George Garrett would result in one of the most (in)famous sci-fi/horror films in American cinema.

Isabell Kingori Brings Public Health Expertise to Hollins as Fulbright Scholar-In-Residence

Isabell Kingori Brings Public Health Expertise to Hollins as Fulbright Scholar-In-Residence

Isabell Kingori is spending the 2021-22 academic year at Hollins as a Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence. She’s bringing an international perspective to the university’s public health curriculum.

New Hollins Professor, Poet/Novelist Candice Wuehle, To Bring Focus On Genre-Blending And Magic In Writing

New Hollins Professor, Poet/Novelist Candice Wuehle, To Bring Focus On Genre-Blending And Magic In Writing

Candice Wuehle seems like the perfect fit to teach English and creative writing at Hollins. An emphasis on genre-blending? Check. An impressive academic and professional resume? Check. An interest in the occult and spooky things? Double-check.

Playwright Wendy-Marie Martin M.F.A. ’14 Returns to Hollins as Theatre Department Chair

Playwright Wendy-Marie Martin M.F.A. ’14 Returns to Hollins as Theatre Department Chair

Wendy-Marie Martin, who earned both an M.F.A. (2014) and a Certificate in Directing New Work (2017) from the Playwright’s Lab at Hollins University, returned to her alma mater earlier this year to become chair of Hollins’ theatre department.

English Professor Julie Pfeiffer Publishes Book Examining Nineteenth-Century Girls’ Fiction

English Professor Julie Pfeiffer Publishes Book Examining Nineteenth-Century Girls’ Fiction

Published by University Press of Mississippi, Professor of English Julie Pfeiffer’s “Transforming Girls: The Work of Nineteenth Century Adolescence” analyzes a variety of since-forgotten mid-nineteenth-century bestsellers that were aimed at adolescent girls in the United States and Germany.

Award-Winning Author Scott Blackwood Joins Hollins as Distinguished Professor of Creative Writing

Award-Winning Author Scott Blackwood Joins Hollins as Distinguished Professor of Creative Writing

“I just wanted to teach at a program that was committed,” said author Scott Blackwood, Hollins’ new Distinguished Professor of Creative Writing. “Every person I’ve met so far — undergrads, graduate students, and faculty — is committed to the entire process of writing.”

Hollins Honored As Tree Campus Higher Education Institution

Hollins Honored As Tree Campus Higher Education Institution

The Arbor Day Foundation has recognized Hollins University as a 2020 Tree Campus Higher Education institution. The program honors colleges and universities and their leaders for promoting healthy trees and engaging students and staff in the spirit of conservation.

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