Category: Good News

  • February

    Profs. Mark Neely and Sean Lovelace are proud editors of Nice Things by James Franco, and yes, we mean the real-life movie star legend James Franco. Mark and Sean were recruited through a publishing connection and the rest, as they say, is history. This chapbook of Franco’s musings has been published through New Michigan Press. Sean Lovelace also published two […]

  • January

    In the latest installment of the “Good News” series, the Ball State English Department highlights the accomplishments of our faculty and students. Prof. Lyn Jones and her teaching students recently published the second issue of “Rethinking Children’s and Young Adult Literature.” The interactive magazine features dialogue with authors, original and rewritten stories, and teacher resources for the […]

  • December 2015 Good News

    In the latest installment of the “Good News” series, the Ball State English department highlights the accomplishments of our faculty and students. Prof. Jackie Grutsch McKinney delivered the keynote address at the National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing in Salt Lake City. Jackie is the current director of the Ball State Writing Center and has […]

  • November

    In the latest installment of our “Good News” series, the Ball State English Department highlights the accomplishments of our faculty and students. Elisabeth Buck, a Teaching Assistant and PhD Candidate in Rhetoric and Composition, has been selected to receive the Doctoral Level Excellence in Teaching Award for 2015-2016 from Ball State. She has also been nominated for the […]

  • October

    In the latest installment of the “Good News” series, the Ball State English department highlights the accomplishments of our faculty and students. Prof. Susanna Benko has been hard at work on a research project with Dr. Emily Hodge (Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership at Montclair State University) and Dr. Serena Salloum (Assistant Professor of Educational […]

  • September

    In the latest installment of the “Good News” series, the Ball State English department highlights the accomplishments of our faculty and students.  Prof. Jill Christman has three essays coming out this month: “The Eleven-Minute Crib Nap” will be released in a new literary anthology about all things baby on Oct. 5th, Oh Baby!: True Stories About […]

  • Summer

    In the latest installment of the “Good News” series, the Ball State English department highlights the accomplishments of our faculty and students.  Dr. Susanna Benko spent much of her summer working on a research project with her colleagues, Dr. Serena Salloum (Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership at Ball State) and Dr. Emily Hodge (Assistant Professor […]

  • Good News for April 2015

    In the latest installment of the “Good News” series, the Ball State English department highlights the accomplishments of our faculty and students up through the month of April.  Yes, we’re a little late. Finals are tough! Faculty Drs. Frank Trechsel and Carolyn Mackay have each received a sizable fellowship which will allow them to do a […]

  • Good News for March 2015: Grad Student Edition

    Every year, so many BSU English grad students do cool stuff, like give public presentations, run media projects, and receive scholarships. We want to use the Good News post for March to honor these expectation-exceeding individuals. To learn more about our amazing graduate programs, check out our website! Shane Lanning He attended Navigating Normativity: Queering Institutions and Challenging Inequality […]

  • Good News, February 2015

    In the latest installment of the “Good News” series, BSU English highlights the accomplishments of faculty and students through the month of February. The Writing Center hosted a two-day fundraiser, “Poets for Hire,” to benefit the Second Harvest Food Bank in Muncie. On February 12 and 13, Ball State students and faculty wrote approximately 75 […]