• August Good News

    We were really busy over the summer, writing and researching and submitting and job hunting. So we’ve got a lot of good news to share this month! Faculty News Prof. Michael Begnal   His article “‘Bullets for Hands’: Witter Bynner, Arthur Davison Ficke, and the Spectra Poems of World War I” was published in Twentieth-Century Literature, […]

  • Do you like free money? Just apply!

    Last year, the department awarded over $11,000 to outstanding students. This year, we want more applicants than ever before! Apply by Monday, March 9, 2015, and show us why you deserve to receive scholarship money and recognition.  Undergraduate scholarships Barry Wright Memorial Scholarship If you like to write poetry, this is the scholarship for you! Previous winners: 2014: […]

  • Interview with Recent Alum Tyler Gobble on Living the Writer’s Life and Winning a Book Award

    Tyler Gobble graduated from Ball State University in May 2011. He is a multi-hat wearer for Magic Helicopter Press and host of the Everything Is Bigger reading series at Malvern Books in Austin, TX. He has plopped out four chapbooks, with two others called Other People’s Poems (Radioactive Moat) and Collected Feelings with Layne Ransom […]

  • Good News, Fall 2013

    In the latest installment of our “Good News” series, The Ball State English Department highlights the accomplishments of the department’s graduate students and faculty during the Fall 2013 semester: Amit Baishya wrote an article titled “The Act of Watching with One’s One Eyes: ‘Strange Recognitions’ in Siddhartha Deb’s An Outline of the Republic,” which is forthcoming […]

  • Good News: Spring 2013

    In the latest installment of our “Good News” series, The Ball State English Department highlights the accomplishments of the department’s graduate students and faculty during the Spring 2013 semester: Graduate Student Adi Angel presented “’She Had Learned to Know Her Body Playing Ball:’ Exploring Representations of the Jewish Mother Through Baseball Fiction” at the PCA/ACA […]

  • Good News: Fall 2012

    In the latest installment of our “Good News” series, The Ball State English Department  highlights the accomplishments of the department’s graduate students and faculty during the Fall 2012 semester: Graduate student Nicki Literland Baker was a co-author on a recent publication: Stewart, J. L., Baker, N. L., Chaney, S. E., Hashimov, E., Imafuji, E. L., […]

  • Department of English Awards Ceremony Winners

    Last month the English Department honored undergraduate and graduate students at the annual Awards Ceremony with over $13,000 in scholarships/awards.  See the list of recipients below. Leslie & Patrick Ballard Scholarship Kaitlyn Thompson Elizabeth Martin Scholarship Jeremy Carnes            Collette Herald Meredith Sims            Michele Weldy Dr. […]