Department of English Publications and Projects
African American Review is the official publication of the Division on Black American Literature and Culture of the Modern Language Association. This quarterly journal promotes a lively exchange among writers and scholars in the arts, humanities, and social sciences who hold diverse perspectives on African American literature and culture. Editor Dr. Nathan Grant.
Allegorica is a journal published annually that is devoted to examining the continuities and play of tradition in literature of the medieval and early modern periods. Manuscripts from all critical and theoretical perspectives concerning medieval and early modern texts are welcome. Contact the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at 314-977-7180.
Conferences and Organizations
The Center for Medieval & Renaissance Studies is an interdisciplinary organization of faculty from the English, Philosophy, Theological Studies, Modern and Classical Languages, History, Fine and Performing Arts, and Education departments with interests in Medieval and Renaissance studies. Also, the center offers a certification in Medieval and Renaissance Studies both at the graduate and undergraduate level. In addition, it hosts numerous conferences and publications on the subject.
Micah House is a living and learning program integrated around the themes of peace and justice. It takes its name from the biblical prophet Micah, who spoke out against social injustice in ancient Israel. One of its principle organizers is Professor Donald Stump, PhD.
Mickelgemote is the English Graduate Organization's graduate student symposium.
The South-Central Renaissance Conference, The Queen Elizabeth I Society, The Andrew Marvell Society, and The Society for Renaissance Art History will be meeting at Saint Louis University March 3-5, 2011. Professor Donald Stump, Ph.D., of the English Department is the local host. South-Central Renaissance Conference is an interdisciplinary association of Renaissance scholars, with a membership drawn from all parts of North America and beyond.
The Edmund Spenser World Bibliography and the Sir Phillip Sidney World Bibliography are online databases provide sources on the life and works of Sir Phillip Sidney (published from 1554 to the present) and Edmund Spenser (1970-present).