People in the news – Week of Feb. 19, 2021

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An article by Elise Bouhet, visiting assistant professor of French and Francophone Studies, was published in Contemporary French Civilization. The article explores the responses from visual arts to the 2005 riots in France. Read the piece here.

A poem by Bunkong Tuon, associate professor of English, is a finalist for the Naugatuck River Review’s narrative poetry prize. “My Uncle Said He’d Escaped Death” is a composite of several men in Tuon’s family, survivors of the Cambodian genocide who now find themselves in America trying to rebuild their lives and finding peace in gardening.

Shena McAuliffe, assistant professor of English, was recently named the winner of the 16th annual Geist Literal Literary Postcard Story Contest. Read her winning piece, “The Course to the Horizon,” here.

Work by Andrew Burkett, associate professor of English, was published in Frankenstein in Theory: A Critical Anatomy. His piece focused on Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and the digital humanities. Read it here.

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