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In the Department of Arts & Humanities

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Read recent articles from the Department of Arts and Humanities on the students, faculty, and alumni of our program.

Scanning Maxine Greene

Scanning Maxine Greene

November 15, 2017

A new archive of the great philosopher’s work goes live on TC’s PocketKnowledge platform.

Student Story: Anderson Smith Proves English Education can be Transformative

Student Story: Anderson Smith Proves English Education can be Transformative

February 15, 2017

Anderson Smith found his passion for teaching English facilitating lessons in New York prisons. He sees writing and literature as a creative mechanism to help people in detention centers imagine new worlds for themselves that can ultimately change their lives. 

TC Mourns Shakespeare Teacher John Henry Browne, a “True Keeper of the Flame”

TC Mourns Shakespeare Teacher John Henry Browne, a “True Keeper of the Flame”

February 14, 2017

John Henry Browne, a long-time instructor in Teachers College’s English Education program, passed away in early February at age 73 after a brief battle with lymphoma. 

Student Story: English Education Student Iolani Reed Values the Whole Student

Student Story: English Education Student Iolani Reed Values the Whole Student

February 07, 2017

Iolani Reed, an MA candidate in the English Education program, has always used English as a light to guide her out of some of her darkest hours. As an English teacher, Iolani hopes to bring the arts to young people to help them find their way out of challenging situations.

Student Story: Misha Khan Finds Her Story

Student Story: Misha Khan Finds Her Story

December 08, 2016

Misha Khan faced discrimination, familial difficulties and inner turmoil before finding her way to the English Program. 

Getting 'Dialogical' with Professor Bob Fecho

Getting

February 23, 2016

Bob Fecho, formerly a professor in the Department of Language and Literacy Education at the University of Georgia, joined the faculty in the English Education program this fall. 

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