Congratulations, Sarah! Your tweet about skyping with author Eliot Schrefer in class won this week. Come to RB 297 to claim your prize! Check out this week’s Storify!
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Say hello to Aaron Nicely, an alumnus of the Ball State English department. Originally from Cincinnati, OH, Aaron currently resides in Noblesville, IN, though he has also lived in Boston, St. Louis, Muncie, and Ingalls, IN. He graduated from Wabash College in 2006 with a BA in English and a minor in theatre. He then […]
Congratulations, Esther Wolfe! Your tweet about working on your conference paper while on a beach won. Come to RB 297 to claim your prize! Check out this week’s Storify! See how people are using #bsuenglish to share what they do and what they learn in the English Department.
It’s almost November. If you’re novel savvy, you know what that means: it’s almost time for National Novel Writing Month, known affectionately as NaNoWriMo. Interested in competing in a #bsuenglish Face Off? Check out information at the bottom of the post! To get us ready for #NaNoWriMo 2014, we’ve asked creative writing undergrad and NaNo […]
It’s time to announce Tweet of the Week! Congratulations Jeremy Flick, your tweet about Susan Herring’s lecture won. Come to RB 297 and claim your prize! About the weekly Storify Every week, we make a Storify to archive who uses #bsuenglish to tell us about what they learn and what they do in the […]
By Cathy Day, Assistant Chair of Operations Let us consider the alumni magazine. A few times a year, I receive my alumni magazine, and I always, always read it. I went to DePauw University (2000 students), and the magazine is called…wait for it…The DePauw. A few times a year, my husband receives his alumni magazine, and […]
Are you interested in furthering your education? Whether or not you majored in English as an undergrad, learn more about the many benefits of a graduate degree in English at Ball State at an on-campus information session on Saturday, October 25, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. You might be wondering, “How can a graduate degree in English help me in the […]
Here’s a familiar face: our very own Laura Romano, who just graduated from Ball State in 2014 with her Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition. Now a member of our family as an assistant professor, she will be teaching classes in the Writing Program. Laura was born in the state of Maine and grew up playing […]
Welcome to the English department digest. Published on Fridays, the department 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 October 13-19 Wednesday, October 15 Faculty: Book Orders for Spring 2015 are due to the bookstore. Thursday, […]
In 2014-15 the English Department is hosting two speakers on the theme of “Public Discourse” as part of the Marilyn K. Cory Speaker Series. Why should we talk about Public Discourse? The public use of language has drawn increasing attention as the means of disseminating information has expanded. With the development of the Internet and […]