• #BSUEnglish and the Career Search

    We’re back with another Retweet Rapport! See how a bunch of introverts rocked the networking scene at the career fair this week. Stay tuned for who won the #bsuenglish Tweet of the Week! First, we got ourselves geared up for the career fair. Without the careers class, I wouldn’t be doing half of what I’ve […]

  • #BSUEnglish and the Stories We Love

    We’re back with another Retweet Rapport! Take a look at what we talked about during #LoveStories week and see who won the #bsuenglish Tweet of the Week! We talked about the opportunities that come with an English degree. Good to know! #bsuenglishworks https://t.co/D5H6MJ462m — Rachel Haywood (@Rachel_Marie_96) February 12, 2019 So much great advice from […]

  • #bsuenglishworks: What’s in a Degree?

    By Marisa Sloan Welcome back to our careers class, English majors! So now that we’ve established that you need to find what you want from a career rather than mold yourself into one, it’s time to address the obstacles to finding that fulfillment. There is no linear path Whether you’re relatively early in your college career […]

  • #BSUEnglish and the Meaning of Life

    We’re back with another Retweet Rapport! We’re talking about our faculty and students successes, and the power of English majors. Stay tuned for who won Tweet of the Week! Let’s start with successes! Agreed. Such great people. We @bsuenglish are lucky. https://t.co/rEoyGXwmok — Jill Christman (@jill_christman) February 7, 2019 Kinda geeking out at the CADMA […]

  • Sigma Tau Delta is Going to St. Louis, and More!

    This January was full of good news–from films and festivals to Sigma Tau Delta saving for St. Louis. Read on to learn more. Faculty Prof. Emily Ruth Rutter was awarded the John Coates Next Generation Award for her book Invisible Ball of Dreams: Literary Representations of Baseball behind the Color Line (University of Mississippi Press, […]

  • Ball State Centennial Poem Contest

    Calling all Ball State Poets, Wordsmiths, and Performance Artists! On the occasion of Ball State’s 100th Anniversary, the creative writing program is seeking a commemorative poem that honors Ball State’s history and celebrates its future. The winning poet will be published in the Spring-Summer 2019 issue of Ball State Magazine. Creative writing faculty will judge the […]

  • Shirley Brice Heath: “The Future of English”

    What does it mean for millions of people to learn English for a global market when the humanities are so undervalued within academia? Additionally, what are the responsibilities of English departments in this increasingly anglophone world? Dr. Shirley Brice Heath will address such concerns in her presentation “The Future of English” on Friday, December 14 […]

  • Pilgrim Souls: Taylor Baugh

    Taylor Baugh: Former Editor of the Digital Literature Review What’s a pilgrim souls? 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. By: Marisa […]

  • Pilgrim Souls: Rachel Haywood

    Rachel Haywood: Former Prose Editor of The Broken Plate 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.  […]