Southwestern’s English Department prepares students for a life of engaged, critical thinking by studying the literature and cultures of the English-speaking world.
Reading, discussing and writing about texts past and present, students gain a deepened understanding of literature’s role in shaping and reflecting society. They learn skills of interpretation, analysis, research and writing, whose applications and value span a broad spectrum of personal and professional pursuits.
Writer in Residence John Pipkin will be reading from his new novel, The Blind Astronomer’s Daughter (Bloomsbury), Wednesday, November 2, at 4 p.m. in the Mood-Bridwell Atrium. A book signing will follow.
English professor loves sharing his knowledge of Bob Dylan, and applauds Dylan’s Nobel Prize.
John Pipkin’s new novel, The Blind Astronomer’s Daughter, has just been published by Bloomsbury.