• 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), […]

  • 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 […]

  • April Good News: So. Much. Winning.

    Our faculty continue to publish, present, and make a difference, but also, our students and alums are getting jobs, internships, and fellowships. They’re moving on to grad school. They’re taking the next step. Find out more below!  Faculty Good News Prof. Darolyn “Lyn” Jones received an Immersive Travel Grant Award to take three undergraduate English […]

  • Film Festivals, Published Projects, and More!

    This February was full of good news— from published articles to film festivals. Read on to learn more! Faculty Prof. Molly Ferguson published her article, “‘I retract that bit…’: Hypermasculinity and Violence in Martin McDonagh’s films” in Literature, Interpretation, Theory for the first of two special issues with the theme “Violent Feelings”. Prof. Michael Begnal […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]