Red Hyacinth Journal is an annually published, perfect-bound literary magazine that showcases the writing and art of Mercy College students and alum. The journal’s first issue was produced in 2018 through the generosity of the family of the late Professor Valerie Lewis, a former instructor in the English program.  Over the past few issues, Red Hyacinth has featuredContinue reading RED HYACINTH JOURNAL: EDITORS NEEDED!”

Author Event with Patricia Engel, Hosted by Dr. Celia Reissig-Vasile

On Wednesday, September 28, Dr. Celia Reissig-Vasile of the Mercy College English Program will be hosting a discussion with author Patricia Engel, regarding her book Infinite Country. Mercy College English majors are strongly encouraged to attend this event; you can attend on zoom, using your own computer, or can join a larger viewing party inContinue reading “Author Event with Patricia Engel, Hosted by Dr. Celia Reissig-Vasile”

Event of Interest – Saturday 9/17 (Featuring a Mercy College faculty)

Professor Amber Snider, who teaches at Mercy College in both the Department of Literature & Language and the Department of Communication and the Arts, will be part of a Whitman festival taking place on Saturday 9/17, 3:00-6:00pm, at the Granite Prospect in Brooklyn Bridge Park, NYC. We encourage our English majors and everyone else toContinue reading “Event of Interest – Saturday 9/17 (Featuring a Mercy College faculty)”

Mercy English Relaunches in Fall 2022 with Four New Concentrations

Starting in fall 2022 the English major will relaunch with a new look, one involving a variety of new degree paths and options. The BA in English will remain the default degree path for anyone who declares for the English major, just as before. However the new BA in English will involve much more flexibility,Continue reading “Mercy English Relaunches in Fall 2022 with Four New Concentrations”