Faculty members of the Children’s Literature Program are helping an alumnus raise funds for a school demolished in Nepal during the recent earthquakes.
Illinois State English Professor Jan Susina discussed Harper Lee’s newly discovered manuscript, To Set A Watchman, with WJBC’s Susan Sanders on February 4.
The new Disney movie Into the Woods will hit theaters over the holiday season, and is already gaining award nominations. The movie turns traditional fairy…
Susina talked with WGLT's Judy Valente about the film version, and how he uncovered a surprising Illinois State connection to Mary Poppins' author, P.L. Travers.
English Professor Jan Susina offers some insight into the popularity of dystopian young adult novels, and the excitement that the Chicago-based Divergent is creating.
English Professor Jan Susina takes a look at the battle that brought the beloved book to the screen.