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 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
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
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
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
“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
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.
Hollins Professor Examines Arab Spring, Qatar Boycott in New Books
The fifth and sixth books by Edward A. Lynch, John P. Wheeler Professor of Political Science, offer analysis of two of the Middle East’s most significant political crises in recent years.
Art History Senior Symposium and Tribute to Professor Kathleen Nolan, April 24
Hollins will observe the 25th anniversary of the Art History Senior Symposium and honor retiring Professor of Art History Kathleen Nolan during two virtual events on Saturday, April 24.
Hollins Professor Jessie Van Eerden Celebrates Launch of Award-Winning Fourth Book, “Call It Horses”
Eight years in the making, van Eerden’s third novel won the 2019 Dzanc Books Prize. “It’s a book that’s very close to me,” she said.
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