• 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), […]

  • Oh, the places you’ll go, #bsuenglish

    Want an answer to the question “What can you do with an English degree?” Here’s what some recent #bsuenglish graduates are doing right now! Communications & Marketing Luke Bell (BA in CW 2016) Writer & Social Media Manager, Fanning Howey Architects, Indianapolis, IN Lauren Birkey (BA in English Studies 2017) Copywriter & Designer, Spotted Monkey Marketing, […]

  • BSU Grad School Opportunities

    Hayat Bedaiwi received her BA and MA in English Literature from King Saud University in 2007 and 2012, respectively. She is currently a third year PhD #bsuenglish student who aspires to specialize in Ethnic American Literature with a major focus on Arab American Literature. Here’s more info about our graduate programs.  When I first started my graduate […]

  • Balancing Work and Life as a Grad Student

    Morgan Gross is a current #bsuenglish graduate student pursuing a PhD in Rhetoric and Composition. Below, you can view a video starring Morgan and detailing “A Day in the Life of a Grad Student.” [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z4sXqNEWUk4&w=560&h=315] Originally from Texas, Morgan has taken the opportunity in her new home to make many long lasting friendships, including current grad […]

  • Jeremy M. Carnes

    Jeremy M. Carnes is a Ph.D. student at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He received his B.A. and M.A. degrees at Ball State. He will be starting his dissertation in the fall, where he plans to research early 20th Century American imperialism in print culture artifacts, including modernist little magazines and periodicals as well as early […]

  • Tiffany Sedberry Reiger

    Tiffany graduated from Ball State with a degree in secondary education in 2008, from Purdue with a M.S.Ed. in 2013, and with a PhD from Purdue in 2016. She is currently focusing on writing and raising her newborn, Ezra. For some people, college is the end of their academic career. For me, finishing my undergraduate […]

  • 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 […]