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Keystone Edition: The Worlds of Science Fiction and Fantasy

Lycoming College's Phoebe Wagner, assistant professor of English, recently participated in a panel discussion about science fiction and fantasy writing.

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Lycoming College physics professor wins science fiction award

Christopher Kulp, Ph.D., professor of physics at Lycoming College, recently won the Mike Resnick Memorial Award for Best Science Fiction Short Story by a New Author. His science fiction story titled, “What Would You Pay for a Second Chance?,” will be published in an upcoming edition of Galaxy’s Edge magazine.

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An internship for the books: Lycoming College student interns with literary agency

Girls Who Invest, Million Dollar Solution, The Honest Company– these are just a few of the internships Lycoming College students have completed in the past. English literature and French double major Maya Jenkins ’23 added to this repertoire of student experiences with an internship at Folio Literary Management, an agency who represents and who has worked on award-winning titles, such as The Art of Racing in the Rain and Water for Elephants.

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Lycoming College welcomes new faculty for the 2022-23 academic year

Lycoming College is pleased to welcome eleven faculty members to its community this fall, bringing with them extensive knowledge and experience in their fields. With ecocriticism on the theatre stage, operatic styles in the music hall, Anglo-modernism in literature, expertise in stellar evolution, and more, these professors will enrich the classrooms at Lycoming College.

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Lycoming College’s student literary journal publishes latest issue in start of rebranding

The Tributary, an annually published literary journal edited by students at Lycoming College, released its 2022 issue. This year, the journal, comprised of student prose, poetry, and artwork, is available in print as well as online with The Tributary’s new online presence. Along with this new medium, the journal will be implementing new changes over the next year, including opening up to national undergraduate submissions and establishing pay for student submissions.

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Groundbreaking scholar of women in jazz interviewed in new issue of Brilliant Corners

In her book Stormy Weather: The Music and Lives of a Century of Jazzwomen, Linda Dahl writes: “Researching many of the women’s contributions to jazz is like what I imagine collecting butterflies to be—you go out with your net to many a remote, even secretive spot to track your shy and elusive quarry.”

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Lycoming College to host Zachary Lesser for annual Douthat lectureship

Lycoming College welcomes Zachary Lesser, Ph.D., as this year’s guest speaker for the James and Emily Douthat lecture series. Lesser’s presentation, “Before the First Folio: Who Was Shakespeare in 1619?,” will take place Thursday, Oct. 28, at 7:00 p.m. in the Academic Center, D-001 with a reception to follow. The event is free and open to the public.

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Award-winning novelist and singer interviewed in next issue of Brilliant Corners

“I’ve always felt a little bit outside of any club,” explains writer/singer Angela Carole Brown, “living on the fringes, not really doing things in the way that would be expected of me as a woman, as a black person, as an artist.”

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Renowned author of African-American studies interviewed in next issue of Brilliant Corners

“I think we tend to extricate things from broader and larger contexts,” explains music and literature scholar Farah Jasmine Griffin. “If you’re talking about any musical form—whether it’s jazz or bebop, specifically, or hip hop—the music tends to be a part of the culture.”

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Lycoming College’s journal of student literature publishes latest issue

The Tributary, Lycoming College’s annually published literary journal, recently published its 2020 issue. This year, the professionally bound journal features prose, poetry, and art from more than 20 different Lycoming students.

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Renowned and controversial literary critic interviewed in next issue of Brilliant Corners

“One wishes things were better, but one has to tell the truth,” said the late literary scholar Harold Bloom in a 2003 interview with jazz expert Tom Reney. “That’s why I have so many enemies.”

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Ricky Riccardi talks Louis Armstrong in next issue of Brilliant Corners

In regard to his book, “What a Wonderful World: The Magic of Louis Armstrong's Later Years,” Ricky Riccardi, director of research collections for the Louis Armstrong House Museum, said, “I wanted anybody to be able to pick it up and be engaged… You don’t need to be a musicologist; Armstrong’s life alone was dramatic enough: race, failing health, all the accomplishments, the humorous anecdotes — that was enough.”

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Distinguished writer discusses the role jazz takes in history and literature

“[Jazz] was just there [during my childhood], so it was like breathing: inhaling and exhaling,” Wesley Brown explained in the most recent addition of Brilliant Corners.

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Lycoming College faculty honored with teaching awards

Lycoming College recognized two faculty members with teaching awards at this year’s Honors Convocation, held at Williamsport’s Community Arts Center.

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Come Feel the Blues as the Larry Fuller Trio Perform at Lycoming College!

"He sprinkles stardust on whatever song he plays; you hold your breath in wonder."

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