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Monday, January 26

A blizzard warning goes into effect for our area this evening and Connecticut has issued a statewide travel ban starting at 9 p.m. The University is now closed as of 3 p.m. today and will be closed all day tomorrow, Tuesday, Jan. 27.  Day and evening classes are canceled through tomorrow. An updated advisory on the status of classes and operations for Wednesday will be posted Tuesday evening. During the time that the University is closed, the Commons, Subway, and Village Market will maintain regular hours for residential dining services and the Sports Center will be open for use by residential students only. Gengras Student Union and University Libraries will be closed.   snow closing guide

All Hartt Community Division activities through tomorrow are canceled.

current as of 3:05 p.m., Jan. 26, 2015

Bryan Sinche, PhD

Associate Professor

English Department

Auerbach Hall 204E


PhD   University of North Carolina   |   MA   University of North Carolina  |   BA   University of Michigan

Bryan Sinche teaches and writes about antebellum American literature and pre-1900 African American literature. He has taught classes on a number of topics including Herman Melville, William Faulkner, the American Renaissance, book history, southern literature, the Black Arts Movement, and road trips. 

This range is also evident in his scholarship, which appears in essay collections and journals including ESQ, Legacy, Early American Studies, and African American Review. He is also the editor of the Guide for Teachers accompanying the third edition of the Norton Anthology of African American Literature.

At present, Sinche is working on a study of self-published African American writing of the long nineteenth century entitled Published By Himself