Hedman Joins English and Theatre Departments

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 1, 2014 – High Point University recently hired Nathan Hedman as professor in both the English and theatre departments. He will teach classes in composition and literature, theater history and dramaturgy. In addition to his capacity as a professor, Hedman will serve as the head dramaturg for the theater season. In […]

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HPU Adds Garite to English Department

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 11, 2014 – Matthew Garite recently joined the faculty of High Point University as an instructor of English. A native of Seaford, New York, Garite teaches sections of HPU’s freshman English composition and courses on American literature and popular culture. Garite looks forward to providing opportunities for his students to think […]

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Bestselling Authors Visit HPU for Bookmarks Festival, Phoenix Reading Series

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 21, 2014 – High Point University will host two prominent authors on Sept. 5 in cooperation with the Bookmarks Festival of Books and Authors in Winston-Salem. A. Scott Berg and Karen Abbott, both bestselling authors, will visit campus on the day before the festival begins to give presentations about their books. […]

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Class of 2014 Outcomes: Lauryn Polo Pursues M.A. in Writing

With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of […]

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Class of 2014 Outcomes: Jordan Coakley Joins Admissions Team at HPU

With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of […]

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English Professor Publishes Essay on Alfred Hitchcock

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 2, 2014 – Dr. Matthew Carlson, assistant professor of English at High Point University, published an essay, titled “Conrad’s The Secret Agent, Hitchcock’s Sabotage, and the Inspiration of ‘Public Uneasiness,’” in a new book, “Hitchcock and Adaptation: On the Page and Screen.” The book, edited by Mark Osteen and published by […]

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Lynne Tillman Headlines Phoenix Literary Festival at HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 26, 2013 – Novelist, short story writer and cultural critic Lynne Tillman headlined the 43rd annual Phoenix Literary Festival on Nov. 21. Tillman has authored numerous works, including the novels “No Lease on Life,” “Cast in Doubt,” “Motion Sickness” and “Haunted House.” She serves as professor/writer-in-residence in the Department of English […]

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Award-Winning Author Chang-rae Lee Featured at 42nd Annual Phoenix Literary Festival

High Point University students and community will have the opportunity to learn from world-renowned and award-winning author Chang-rae Lee at the 42nd annual Phoenix Literary Festival, hosted by HPU’s department of English. The highlight of the festival begins at 7 p.m. on Nov. 15 in the Francis Auditorium of Phillips Hall. There will be an open question-and-answer session and book signing following the presentation. The event is open to the public.

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