• Take 3 Faculty Lecture Series

    Come hear three English professors speak about their research projects at Take 3! Assistant Teaching Professor Brian Morrison created “Take 3” to make faculty research and writing more visible to students and colleagues.  The event has grown in popularity over the years and is now a recurring tradition within the department, boasting a new lecture […]

  • August Good News – Students and Alumni

    This summer, our students and alumni received a lot of great opportunities, including presentations and new job positions. Read on to learn more! Student Good News Allison Akers’ short story, “Fate Inc.,” was accepted into the Sigma Tau Delta Rectangle, and she has the opportunity to present it in Las Vegas! Melissa Powell (Ph.D. Literature) and Leah Heim (M.A. Literature), […]

  • Welcome Prof. Rick Wysocki

    Rick Wysocki is a new Rhetoric and Writing professor in the Ball State English Department. He has his PHD in Rhetoric and Composition. Wysocki’s research includes LGBTQ archival rhetoric, media theory, and digital rhetoric. How would you describe your perspective on teaching? I’m influenced by the liberal arts tradition, and I’m interested in teaching that […]

  • August Good News – Faculty

    Many great things happened to our faculty over the summer! Read below to find out more about what they have published and presented. Faculty Good News Prof. Mark Neely’s latest poetry manuscript, Ticker, was one of three finalists for Southern Indiana Review Press’s Michael Waters Poetry Award. It was also a semi-finalist for the Lexi […]

  • Dr. Lyn Jones and Students Shine at Disability Rights Symposium

    Ball State English Professor Dr. Darolyn “Lyn” Jones is the editor for the Rethinking Children’s and Young Adult Literature digital magazine. In Fall 2018, Dr. Jones taught the English course that produces this magazine/website thanks to a Provost’s Immersive Learning Grant. Last month she presented with four of her students at a symposium on disability rights at […]

  • River Teeth Finds New Home at Ball State

    After twenty years at Ashland University in Ohio, River Teeth will now be housed in the Department of English at Ball State University. What is River Teeth? River Teeth is a portfolio of literary editing projects anchored by one of the top literary nonfiction magazines in the country. It includes a bi-annual, print magazine (River Teeth: […]