Last year, Beth Charlebois continued her work with Prison Performing Arts. She co-wrote and produced the adaptation Hip Hop Hamlet at the Northeast Correctional Center in Bowling Green, Missouri. The play was performed in prison, by the inmates, in March.
Archives for August 2015
Student Essay Accepted for Publication
SMCM student and English/psychology double major Allison Barrett has had an essay accepted for publication. “Doubt” was composed and workshopped in Professor Cognard-Black’s creative nonfiction workshop last spring, and will appear in a forthcoming issue of Blood and Thunder: Musings on the Art of Medicine.
Professor Cognard-Black Leads Workshops at Sandy Spring Museum
Professor Jennifer Cognard-Black will be appearing at the Sandy Spring Museum for a series of workshops, “Edible Essays,” beginning September 19. Participants will develop extended memoir essays based on a family recipe. The workshops will conclude with a reading a potluck on November 8.
Recent Faculty Presentations
Professor Beth Charlebois presented her paper “With Rhyme and Reason: Hip Hop Hamlet in Prison” at the Comparative Drama Conference in Baltimore this past March. The essay-length version of this paper will appear in the spring 2016 issue of Text and Presentation. In April, Professor Jeff Coleman attended the joint meeting of the Popular Culture Find out more »