Category: Our Cool Classes


  • 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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  • The class you’ve been looking for!

    Seats still available in ENG 375 with Prof. Kathryn Gardiner in Fall 2021! Students in this immersive-learning course will be responsible for the digital community of Ball State Anthropology, English, History, Modern Languages and Classics, and Philosophy and Religious Studies, via social media, blog, weekly digest emails, a semi-annual alumni newsletter, etc. You will have […]

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  • ENG 389: Practicum in Peer Tutoring in Writing

    ENG 389 is taught by Dr. Jackie Grutsch McKinney, a professor of Rhetoric and Composition at Ball State and director of the Writing Center. Her research focuses writing center studies, writing research, and composition pedagogy. She has written two books, Peripheral Visions for Writing Centers  and The Working Lives of New Writing Center Directors, which […]

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  • Mapping Literature (and Family History)

    By Dino Ljubijankic Yes, you need to take your Senior Seminar, ENG 444. You’re an English major and if you want to graduate, you gotta do it. I know that the amount of reading, writing, and research required in these courses is a little daunting.  But maybe you’re interested in an English class that’s a […]

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  • Why a Professional Writing Minor is Right for You

    By Laura Weldon Are you interested in picking up a minor but aren’t sure which one to choose?  If you want to develop strong written communication skills that employers value and learn how to create content for a variety of audiences, then a minor in Professional Writing and Emerging Media is for you.  The versatile […]

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  • 100 Years of #BSUEnglish

    By Cathy Day If Ball State is celebrating its 100th birthday, then so is the English department. We’ve been here from the beginning. The story of #bsuenglish is a microcosm of the story of the humanities in higher education. To tell that story, I spent a day digging around the Digital Media Repository at the […]

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