Tag: humanities


  • August – September Good News

    With the semester now in full swing, it’s time to celebrate the good news that #bsuenglish has to share!  ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Faculty Dr. Emily Ruth Rutter has lots of good news! In May, the first of two special issues on “Women and Archives” she co-edited for Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature was published; this issue was […]

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  • Sophia Lyons: Academic Peer Mentor

    by Sophia Lyons Sophia Lyons is a senior Rhetoric and Writing major at Ball State University. Sophia was awarded Living Learning Community Program of the Year in her first year as the Academic Peer Mentor for the Humanities Living Learning Community in Studebaker East. What is an Academic Peer Mentor? An academic peer mentor is […]

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  • announcement about star party

    Star Party 2019: Find Your True North

    Okay, so what’s the Star Party? It’s like the College of Communication, Information, and Media (CCIM) Super Party. But for people who want to learn more about getting involved in the humanities at Ball State. When and where? Monday, September 9, from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM in the Studebaker East Multipurpose Room. In what […]

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  • 100 Years of #BSUEnglish

    By Cathy Day If Ball State is celebrating its 100th birthday, then so is the English department. We’ve been here from the beginning. The story of #bsuenglish is a microcosm of the story of the humanities in higher education. To tell that story, I spent a day digging around the Digital Media Repository at the […]

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  • Shirley Brice Heath: “The Future of English”

    What does it mean for millions of people to learn English for a global market when the humanities are so undervalued within academia? Additionally, what are the responsibilities of English departments in this increasingly anglophone world? Dr. Shirley Brice Heath will address such concerns in her presentation “The Future of English” on Friday, December 14 […]

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