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Congratulations to James Bradshaw, Winner of the Dr. Helen Connell Film Essay Award.

Congratulations to James Bradshaw, Winner of the Dr. Helen Connell Film Essay Award.

When Barry student James Bradshaw wrote the first draft of the essay that won him the Helen Connell Film Essay Award, "Analyzing the Doppelganger in Fight Club and Psycho," it was a disappointing effort that earned him a mediocre grade. A year later, though, when he saw an advertisement for the competition, he dusted off the old essay and gave it...

What Oft Was Thought Is Available Now Online.

What Oft Was Thought Is Available Now Online.

The latest issue of Barry's literary journal, What Oft Was Thought, is now available in a digital format online. The award-winning, biannual journal includes fiction, poetry, hint fiction, essays, photography, and graphic novels crafted by Barry's student authors and artists. The journal was created by members of Sigma Tau Delta and the...

Dr. Helen Connell Film Essay Award Is Open for Submissions Until March 1.

Dr. Helen Connell Film Essay Award Is Open for Submissions Until March 1.

Sponsored by the Department of English and Foreign Languages and Sigma Tau Delta, the Dr. Helen Connell Film Essay Award is taking essay submissions until March 1, 2021. The award was created to promote film as an art form and in honor of Dr. Helen Connell, an Associate Professor in the Department of English and Foreign Languages who served for...

Submit your writing for a chance to win awards and to participate in readings

Submit your writing for a chance to win awards and to participate in readings

For all writers of Fiction, Poetry, Graphic Fiction, Hint Fiction, and Essays, submit your best work for the chance to win a Certificate of Award from the Department of English & Foreign Languages, presented at the Spring Honors Convocation. There will be a first place prize and an honorable mention in each category above. In addition to the...

Dr. Laura Alonso-Gallo Granted Prestigious Sister Jeanne O’Laughlin, OP, Scholar’s Award.

Dr. Laura Alonso-Gallo Granted Prestigious Sister Jeanne O’Laughlin, OP, Scholar’s Award.

Congratulations to Dr. Laura Alonso-Gallo who was granted the prestigious Sister Jeanne O'Laughlin, OP, Scholar's Award. Presented annually in recognition of exceptional scholarly performance at Barry University, this monetary award is given to current faculty who have taught at least four years full-time.Dr. Alonso-Gallo, a highly respected...

Barry’s Professor Dr. Laura Alonso-Gallo’s Writing Will Be Published in New MLA Book on Mexicana and Chicana writers.

Barry’s Professor Dr. Laura Alonso-Gallo’s Writing Will Be Published in New MLA Book on Mexicana and Chicana writers.

At Barry our professors are doing great research and publishing widely. For instance, English Professor Dr. Laura P. Alonso-Gallo is contributing a chapter in a new MLA book titled Teaching Late-Twentieth-Century Mexicana and Chicana Writers. The book, which will be released December 2020, is part of the MLA series Approaches to Teaching World...

Log in or Drive in to 2020’s Recent Spanish Cinema, October 22 – 29

Log in or Drive in to 2020’s Recent Spanish Cinema, October 22 – 29

The Department of English and Foreign Languages of Barry University is proud to announce our collaboration in the 6th edition of the Recent Spanish Cinema festival. The best new films from Spain are coming to Miami and California audiences during a special edition of Recent Spanish Cinema. Adjusting this year for social distancing, the annual LA...

Sigma Tau Delta and English Department Writing Contest Winners Announced

Sigma Tau Delta and English Department Writing Contest Winners Announced

Barry's International English Honor Society, Sigma Tau Delta, and the English Department announced the winners of its 2019-20 writing contest as judged by English honors student Johania Charles and professor Dr. Lillian Schanfield. This campus-wide annual writing contest was launched in the early 1980s by Dr. Schanfield. When Sigma Tau Delta was...

Alissa Maria Lopez Selected as Winner of the 2019-2020 Dr. Helen Connell Film Essay Award

Alissa Maria Lopez Selected as Winner of the 2019-2020 Dr. Helen Connell Film Essay Award

Psychology and Literature student, Alissa Maria Lopez has been selected as the recipient of the 2019-2020 Dr. Helen Connell Film Essay Award. Her entry, “The Devouring Women: Norma Bates and Alex Forrest,” will be published in the next issue of What Oft Was Thought, the Department of English and Foreign Languages' award-winning...

Storytellers, Writers, and Poets Wanted!

Storytellers, Writers, and Poets Wanted!

Poetry and Micro Fiction Contest Not sure you could write in Spanish? It may be easier than you think… The Department of English and Foreign Languages at Barry University invites you to participate in the spring 2020 Poetry and Micro Fiction Contest. It's free and open to the public. Contest Rules Theme: Social Justice Length: Up to 400...

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