UTA English Obituary: Emory Estes

When I moved into the Chair’s office in the far corner of 203 Carlisle Hall, in 2002, the first person to visit me in my new digs was Emory Estes. I was barricaded behind the Chair’s desk, staring blankly at the blank wall in front of me. “TIM!” said Emory. “I was sitting in that VERY spot when I had my HEART attack!” Thanks, Emory, I thought. Thanks for the…

Hush, hush

Rachel Elmalawany – I’m an English and journalism senior. I’ve been invited to post student perspectives of the English department on the English Matters blog. I write columns for UTA’s student newspaper, The Shorthorn, both online and in print. I freelance for trade magazines and blogs (yes, it is as glamorous as it sounds!) between studying, volunteering, internships and running a household. I enjoy theory almost as much as theory…