English Department Celebration of Scholarship

Join us as we celebrate the scholarly work of our English Department faculty. Professor Rick Barot will read from his new collection of poems, The Galleons, and Professor Nathalie op de Beeck will present on her new edited collection Literary Cultures and Twenty-First Century Childhoods.

Thursday, Nov. 19th, 6:00-7:30 p.m.

Contact person: Jim Albrecht, English Chair


Professor Nathalie op de Beeck

Nathalie op de Beeck is Associate Professor of English at PLU. Her new edited collection, Literary Cultures and Twenty-First Century Childhoods is published by Palgrave MacMillan. She is also author of Suspended Animation:  Children’s Picture Books and the Fairy Tale of Modernity, which was named the 2010 Book of the Year by the Children’s Literature Association, and editor of a Critical Facsimile Edition Mary Liddell’s 1926 book Little Machinery.

Nathalie op de Beeck
Suspended Animation

Professor Rick Barot

Rick Barot is Professor of English at PLU and Director of the Rainier Writing Workshop MFA program. The Galleons, his fourth collection of poems, was included on the long-list of nominees for this year’s National Book Award in Poetry. His poems and essays have appeared in numerous publications, including The New Yorker, Poetry, The Paris Review, and The New Republic.