The first to graduate from the creative nonfiction track of USC Dornsife’s PhD in Creative Writing and Literature program, Melissa Chadburn has covered the child welfare system across multiple genres.
Celebrated writer and Distinguished Professor of English elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters
USC Dornsife’s Percival Everett joins a select handful of notable figures in literature, music, art and architecture who were elected this year.
James Van Cleve joins celebrated notables Shonda Rhimes, Michelle Yeoh, Zadie Smith, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Gustavo Dudamel in the academy’s class of 2023.
The Department of English, with the support of the Subir and Malini Chowdhury Foundation and in collaboration with Kenyon College and the Kenyon Review, will award the $20,000 prize during a gala at USC on April 18.
Student and faculty volunteers provide typing, copyediting and proofreading services to people in custody through a program founded by a USC Dornsife alumna.
If we think of our senses as limited to only five, we might be missing out.
From aiding romance to communicating with God, scent has long been attributed near mystical abilities.
From sautéed grasshoppers to fusion food, USC Dornsife scholars use taste as a passport to explore diverse cultures, histories and identities.
One hundred years ago, the excavation of King Tut’s tomb famously brought us a mummy with a “pharaoh’s curse.” Our fascination with mummies goes back much farther, however. USC Dornsife scholars explain why we’re still so wrapped up in these eerie remains.