Category: Guest Posts


  • The Indiana Writers Center

    Dr. Darolyn “Lyn” Jones, Assistant Teaching Professor, English Department; Education Outreach Director, Indiana Writers Center Alongside teaching incredible students in my home department at Ball State University, I also serve as the Education Outreach Director for the Indiana Writers Center.  There, we have been formally lifting up underserved young voices in Indianapolis for 11 years […]

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  • Dr. Lyn Jones: Teaching Well is Thrilling

    By: Dr. Darolyn “Lyn” Jones Dr. Lyn Jones is an assistant teaching professor in the Ball State English Department and currently teaches in the areas of English education, creative writing, and rhetoric and composition. She also serves as the Education Outreach Director of the Public Memoir Project at the Indiana Writers Center and is the editor for the […]

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  • Stargazing at Star Party 2019

    Earlier this month, students, organizations, and faculty involved in the humanities at Ball State gathered in the Studebaker East multi-purpose room for Star Party, the activity fair for introverts. In just one year, Star Party doubled its attendance, from 50 guests in 2018 to 117 in 2019! As we all enjoyed free pizza, we heard […]

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  • Letter from the Chair Spring 2019

    By Dr. Patrick Collier As you know, Ball State has just finished up its centennial year with a set of inspiring celebrations and events. In addition to giving us an excuse to celebrate, anniversaries of this sort prompt reflection. Cathy Day has written previously about the English Department’s history. But what might the future hold […]

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