Spring ’22 Course Preview

The time has come: Spring 2022 courses are here! Registration starts on November 8th, so take a look at our upcoming offerings as you begin to plan. A list of 113 Descriptions can be found on our website. A full list of the Spring schedule can be located here; please note that not all courses […]

Hope Alum and Visiting Writer Kristin Brace: “Pay Attention. Look Closer.”

2007 Alumnae Kristin Brace is a poet and author of two chapbooks and a full-length collection. Her most recent publication, Toward the Wild Abundance, was selected for the 2018 Wheelbarrow Books Poetry Prize. Her work draws inspiration from nature, visual art, family history, dreams and memory. She lives in West Michigan, and references to the region appear frequently […]

Hope Alum and Visiting Writer Shea Tuttle: “Poetry Might Save You.”

Shea Tuttle is the author of Exactly as You Are: The Life and Faith of Mister Rogers and co-editor of Can I Get a Witness? Thirteen Peacemakers, Community Builders, and Agitators for Faith and Justice. Her essays have appeared at Greater Good Magazine, The Toast, The Other Journal, Role Reboot and Jenny. She is a […]

Fall 2021: Get to Know Your Profs!

We’re starting this series up again to showcase new faculty, along with a few faculty who are returning after some time away! If you’re interested in catching up from last year, here are links to 2020’s Round 1 & Round 2. Prof. Rebecca Blok How long have you been at Hope? This is my first […]

2021 Senior Showcase: Volume 5

This is our final post in our 2021 Senior Showcase series. This week’s blog features Hannah Jones, Kaijsa Johnson, and Natalie Weg. Congrats to all of our 2020-2021 grads! Hannah Jones What year do you plan to graduate? I’ll be graduating in May of 2021. If applicable, what are your major(s) and minor(s) aside from […]

2021 Senior Showcase: Volume 4

This week, we’re finishing our series on our graduating English Dept seniors. Today, we are featuring: Anna Scott, Keely Iacovoni, Katelyn Ornduff, and Andrea Lowing. Anna Scott What year do you plan to graduate? I graduate in May 2022 (hopefully). If applicable, what are your major(s) and minor(s) aside from English? How do you see […]

2021 English Department Award Winners

We have compiled our list of the 2021 Annual English Department Award winners. Although we could not gather in person to honor these students at Honors Convocation or a department award ceremony, we want to recognize these students for their exceptional work. The English Department is proud of each of you. Congratulations! Academy of American […]

2021 American Academy of Poets Prize Winners

About the Prize The Hope College Academy of American Poets (AAP) Prize award is funded by the University and College Poetry Prize program of the AAP. The academy began the program in 1955 at 10 schools, and now sponsors nearly 200 annual prizes for poetry at colleges and universities nationwide. Poets honored through the program have […]

Summer & Fall 2021 Course Preview

We’re sharing some previews of our upper-level course offerings this week. Remember, Fall 2021 Registration starts Monday, March 29th! Summer 2021 Courses ENGL 155: Creative Writing—Poetry | Dr. Pablo Peschiera | May Term & June Term, 2021 | Online, MTWRF 9:00 am – 9:50 am Why do we love to know the lyrics to a […]

2021 Senior Showcase – Internship Feature

Senior Mary Laffey speaks with our blogs administrator Hannah Jones, and shares her internship experiences working with both the Van Wylen Library and the Joint Archives of Holland. What did you work on at Van Wylen? What was your favorite aspect of that internship?My internship at Van Wylen involved four main “projects”: rewriting databases, interviewing […]