• 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Sigma Tau Delta is Going to St. Louis, and More!

    This January was full of good news–from films and festivals to Sigma Tau Delta saving for St. Louis. Read on to learn more. Faculty Prof. Emily Ruth Rutter was awarded the John Coates Next Generation Award for her book Invisible Ball of Dreams: Literary Representations of Baseball behind the Color Line (University of Mississippi Press, […]

  • #BSUEnglish and the Week of Hygge

    We’re back with another Retweet Rapport! Take a look at what we talked about during #hyggeweek and see who won the #bsuenglish Tweet of the Week! But first let’s celebrate some “Yay!” moments! Got to see my name on the screen in RB (2nd floor) for english department members on the dean’s list ☺ #bsuenglish […]

  • Ball State #CUPSI Team Selected, and More!

    This November was full of good news–from presentations and invitations to the Ball State #CUPSI team being selected to move forward in their competition. Read on to learn more. Faculty Prof. Sreyoshi Sarkar published an article titled “The Art of Postcolonial Resistance and Multispecies Storytelling in Malik Sajad’s Graphic Novel Munnu: A Boy From Kashmir” […]

  • Good News Oct. 2018: Collaboration Galore!

    Faculty News Prof. Susanna Benko and her colleagues Dr. Emily Hodge and Dr. Serena Salloum completed a project for New America and the International Society for Technology in Education. Along with other researchers, their team contributed to the paper titled “Creating Systems of Sustainability: Four Focus Areas for the Future of PK-12 Open Educational Resources.” Specifically, Benko, Hodge […]

  • September Good News: Publishing Frenzy!

    Faculty News Prof. Emily Rutter’s The Blues Muse: Race, Gender, and Musical Celebrity in American Poetry (University of Alabama Press) is now in print! Order it now! Prof. Deborah Mix’s Approaches to Teaching the Works of Gertrude Stein, co-edited with Logan Esdale of Chapman University, is finally in print! Order it now! Prof. Michael Begnal’s […]

  • The hits keep coming: English MVPs

    Two months of good news means double the accomplishments for our #BSUEnglish faculty, students, and alumni! Please note the actual baseball references below. Faculty Good News On April 20, four English faculty were nominated as BSU Softball’s MVPs (Most Valuable Professors): Adrienne Bliss, Kathryn Ludwig, Katherine Greene, and Brianna Mauk. Prof. Katy Didden won a Junior […]