Month: November 2020

  • Fall Good News

    It’s been a tough fall, but that hasn’t stopped #bsuenglish students and faculty from having a myriad of good news. Continue reading to celebrate all of our department’s achievements from the past couple of months as we near the end of 2020. 

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  • The DLR Searches for Mouthwatering Writing

    Submissions are now open for the eighth issue of the Digital Literature Review, “Food Matters in Literature and Culture”! The following is an interview with faculty advisor Dr. Emily Rutter on the current issue of the Digital Literature Review. Find out more on why the eighth issue is centered around food and how to submit below.  […]

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    Letter from the Chair Fall 2020

    I don’t have to tell you that the last few months have been a challenge. Our alumni are out there, across the country and the world, dealing with All the Things: disrupted child care arrangements, sudden work disruptions, illness, uncertainty, grief. Back here in the English Department, we are wrapping up a semester unlike any […]

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  • Bex McNair: Youth Programer Extraordinaire

    Bex McNair is a youth programming specialist at the Bartholomew County Public Library in Columbus, where they connect with tweens and teens over podcast clubs, zine programs, gardens, and board games. Combining a professional interest in youth empowerment through “maker culture” with a background in collaborative storytelling, Bex strives to connect youth in their community […]

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  • Levi Todd: Bettering the Community through ALSO

    Levi Todd graduated from Ball State’s English Department, where they majored in English Studies and minored in Spanish. They now work as Youth Programs Coordinator at Alliance of Local Service Organizations (ALSO), a Chicago nonprofit working to prevent and respond to community and domestic violence. See how they use their English degree to support nonprofit […]

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  • Sally Knoop: Jacket Copy Intern

    What’s a pilgrim soul? Yeats might say that it’s who we really are, not who we pretend to be. We say it’s someone who isn’t afraid to admit they’re searching, a current student who is on a path but doesn’t know exactly where it will lead. Sally Knoop is a senior English major with a […]

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