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05/13/19

Acclaimed Author and Holy Cross Professor Leah Hager Cohen Featured in Boston Globe Q&A

The Boston Globe

Leah Hager Cohen, critically acclaimed author and English professor, as well as the James N. and Sarah L. O’Reilly Barrett professor in Creative Writing at the College of the Holy Cross, was recently interviewed by The Boston Globe. Professor Cohen, …

10/02/15

Film Based on Leah Hager Cohen’s Novel ‘The Grief of Others’ to be Shown at Holy Cross

Author and filmmaker to discuss movie after screenings

The Working Writers Series at the College of the Holy Cross will present two screenings of the film “The Grief of Others.” The film is based on the book “The Grief of Others” (Riverhead Books, 2011) written by critically acclaimed …

04/29/15

Film Based on Leah Hager Cohen’s Novel ‘Grief of Others’ to Make International Debut at Cannes

The Boston Globe has chosen Distinguished Writer in Residence Leah Hager Cohen’s “The Grief of Others” (Riverhead, 2011) for its May Book Club selection, and in connection will host a screening of the film adaptation. The film premiered to glowing …

02/05/15

Film Based on Leah Hager Cohen’s Novel ‘Grief of Others’ to Premiere at SXSW Festival

Leah Hager Cohen, Distinguished Writer in Residence at the College of the Holy Cross,  will soon be able to see the pages of her award-winning novel come to life on the big screen.  Based on her critically-acclaimed novel “The Grief …

05/23/14

‘Leah Hager Cohen: By the Book’

The New York Times

The New York Times sits down with critically acclaimed nonfiction writer and novelist, and the Jenks Chair of Contemporary American Letters at the College of the Holy Cross, Leah Hager Cohen to talk about books—books that have made her furious, …

04/16/14

Acclaimed Author Leah Hager Cohen to Give Reading from New Novel ‘No Book but the World’

Leah Hager Cohen, critically acclaimed nonfiction writer and novelist and the Jenks Chair of Contemporary American Letters at the College of the Holy Cross, will give a reading from her new novel “No Book but the World” on Thursday, April …

03/24/14

Acclaimed Author Leah Hager Cohen Appointed as Distinguished Writer in Residence

Professor's new novel 'No Book But the World' to be released April 3

Leah Hager Cohen, critically acclaimed nonfiction writer and novelist, has been appointed Distinguished Writer in Residence at the College of the Holy Cross. Cohen has served as the Jenks Chair of Contemporary American Letters at the College for the last …

11/30/10

Jenks Chair, Leah Hager Cohen to Moderate Panel at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – Nonfiction writer, novelist, and the College of the Holy Cross Jenks Chair of Contemporary American Letters, Leah Hager Cohen will moderate a panel with Nicole Lamy, books editor of The Boston Globe, and Barney Karpfinger, a literary …

09/06/16

Working Writers Series Kicked Off Fall Semester with Two Holy Cross Professors

Series includes novelist, poet, and journalist from the Wall Street Journal

The first Working Writers Series event kicked off this Thursday with readings by Oliver de la Paz and Stephanie Reents, both associate professors of English at the College of the Holy Cross. The Working Writers Series events, which are sponsored …

08/31/16

Holy Cross Kicks off Fall Semester with Diverse Arts Line-Up

With the beginning of a new academic year comes the anticipation — and excitement — of another year of arts events at the College of the Holy Cross. This fall, the arts programming promises to push limits, challenge audiences, and …

09/28/15

The Arts Take Center Stage at Holy Cross

From musical performances to exhibitions to theatre productions, a cultural shift is taking place atop Mount St. James

The spotlight is shining brightly on the arts at Holy Cross. From musical performances to art exhibitions to theatre productions, the College will host a slew of events during the fall semester. “At Holy Cross, we see the arts as …

09/18/15

Author Sonya Huber to Give Reading in Working Writers Series

Sonya Huber, an author of several books of nonfiction and an associate professor of English at Fairfield University, will give a reading in the Working Writers Series on Sept. 24 at 7:30 p.m. in the Rehm Library, Smith Hall. The …

09/04/15

Creative Writing Faculty to Kick Off Working Writers Series

The Working Writers Series will kick off the fall semester with readings from Morris Collins, visiting assistant professor of English, and Leila Philip, associate professor of English at Holy Cross. They will each read excerpts from their work on Sept. …

08/17/15

Holy Cross Presents Seelos Film Series for Fall 2015

The College of the Holy Cross will be featuring the following films in Seelos Theater this fall. All films are free and open to the public. “Wild” Wed., Sept. 2: Showings at 3 and 8 p.m. Rated R. Starring Reese …

02/26/15

‘Holy Cross Professors and Students Shape Innovative Classroom Experiment’

Connections

In the February issue of Connections, an online publications of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities, Leah Hager Cohen, distinguished writer-in-residence in the English department at the College of the Holy Cross, and Lynn Kremer, professor of theatre at …

12/12/14

Video: What is CreateLab?

Innovative Team-Taught Class Encourages Students to Take Risks

Video by Tom Rettig “CreateLab is… I wouldn’t even call it an experimental course, it’s more of an experiment,” explains  Leah Hager Cohen, Distinguished Writer in Residence at the College, and a CreateLab faculty member. Operating free from the constraints …

08/18/14

Innovative Classroom Experiment ‘CreateLab’ Takes Shape at Holy Cross

Team-taught by faculty across disciplines, students collaborate in creative 'incubator'

Take eight faculty members from various disciplines—economics, sociology, psychology, music and theatre. Add 70 students with more than a dozen different majors. Bring in Cristina Pato, the Galician bagpipe “diva.” Set it in a renovated theatre space turned into a …

06/27/14

National Best-Selling Author Julianna Baggott Named Jenks Chair at Holy Cross

Critically acclaimed, national bestselling author Julianna Baggott has been named the new William H.P. Jenks Chair in Contemporary American Letters at the College of the Holy Cross. In addition to teaching duties in the English department, she will work to …

05/29/14

‘Men’s Anger, Women’s Fear — How Do We Change These Scripts?’

WBUR

A regular contributor to WBUR’s Cognoscenti, Leah Hager Cohen, W.H. Jenks Chair in Contemporary American Letters at the College of the Holy Cross, and acclaimed nonfiction writer and novelist, offers her thoughts on what we do and do not say …

04/25/14

‘Why I Sent My “Typical” Kids To A Preschool For Autistic Children’

WBUR

In a recent article for WBUR’s Cognoscenti,  Leah Hager Cohen, critically acclaimed nonfiction writer and novelist, and the Jenks Chair of Contemporary American Letters at the College of the Holy Cross, shares her reasons and experience with sending her children …