Tuesday = Good News In the latest installment of the “Good News” series, the Ball State English department highlights the accomplishments of our faculty and students up through the month of September. That’s right. We have so much good news that we’re sharing it once a month rather than once a semester. In fact, we […]
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Meet Rory Lee, one of our newest assistant professors of English. Born and raised in Wisconsin, Rory possess an unhealthy affinity for meat and cheese and spends much of his free time voraciously consuming anything related to the Green Bay Packers. Much to his friends’ and colleagues’ chagrin (or amusement), he’s also a professional wrestling […]
Welcome to the English department digest. Published on Fridays, the digest provides a comprehensive list of events for the upcoming week. If you need to look further ahead, be sure to check out our calendar. Week of September 29-October 5 Monday, September 29th Excellence In Leadership presents Sheryl WuDunn, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, who will […]
Here’s a small-world story: the first time Professor Cathy Day met new faculty member Dr. Lupe Linares, she asked, “So, where are you from?” “Oh, this little town near Gettysburg you’ve probably never heard of.” Prof. Day said, “I lived for a few years in this tiny town called Gardners, Pennsylvania.” There was a pause. […]
Welcome to our first-ever installment of the English department digest. Published on Fridays, the digest is a list of what’s happening in Robert Bell in the week ahead. If you need to look farther ahead, be sure to check out our calendar. Week of September 22-28 Wednesday, September 24 Author, poet, and publisher Joyelle McSweeney […]
[polldaddy poll=8316686] On Wednesday, September 17, the Ball State Career Center hosted the Cardinal Job Fair at Worthen Arena. 143 employers were on campus. Did you go? And if not, why is that? What do employers want? We spoke with a few English majors who said that, after taking a look at this Employee […]
The English Department’s Visiting Writers Series invites you to an evening with poet, playwright, and publisher Joyelle McSweeney on September 24th at 7:30 PM in Bracken Library 104. Who is Joyelle McSweeney? Poet, novelist, publisher, and critic Joyelle McSweeney explores the way that writing is impacted by and transcends genre, language, and medium. What does […]
Fun Fact: the English department at Ball State is as large as small college. Lots of faculty. Lots of students. This is great, really, except that it’s hard to know what the heck is going on sometimes.
So, we’ve created new external and internal calendars.
To begin the week, Ball State English brings you the first installment in the new faculty profile series. Be sure to check out past profiles, which include but are not limited to Prof. Susanna Benko and Prof. John King. Meet Silas Hansen, one of our newest assistant professors of English. Born and raised in western New […]
The faculty in the English Department belong to one of five subareas: Literature Creative Writing Rhetoric and Composition Linguistics English Education What’s the difference between all those areas? Do you sometimes wonder what your professors are working on when they aren’t teaching? If so, you might be interested in the Take 3 Faculty Lecture Series, a […]