Writing, Literature & Publishing Faculty
Yu-jin Chang teaches European literature and philosophy and has recently completed a study of Walter Benjamin and Maurice Blanchot titled "Disaster and Hope."
The study examines the closely related aesthetic conceptions of time and history by these two writers, arguably the two most influential literary theorists of the last century, down to their philosophical origins in, respectively, Leibniz's monadology and Nietzsche's concept of eternal return.
Office: Ansin 1206
WLP Professor Megan Marshall and the emersonWRITES program participate in the launch and unveiling of Boston as the country's first Literary Cultural District.
Michelle Bailat-Jones (MFA '05)
won the inaugral Christopher Doheny award for her novel Fog Island Mountains. The award recognizes a book-lenth work of fiction or nonfiction exploring the experience of serious illness and includes a $10,000 prize as well as publication and promotion of the book in print and audio editions.