• #BSUEnglish and the Meaning of Life

    We’re back with another Retweet Rapport! We’re talking about our faculty and students successes, and the power of English majors. Stay tuned for who won Tweet of the Week! Let’s start with successes! Agreed. Such great people. We @bsuenglish are lucky. https://t.co/rEoyGXwmok — Jill Christman (@jill_christman) February 7, 2019 Kinda geeking out at the CADMA […]

  • #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 […]

  • #BSUEnglish and the Misinformed Masses

    Welcome back to our new feature Retweet Rapport! Grab a warm drink, get comfortable, and dive right in to this week’s tweets. We began the week by asking you about the assumptions surrounding English majors. What assumptions do you get when you say you’re an English major? The good news is you’re not alone: https://t.co/GAD4SpF3YU […]

  • Twitter and Toni Morrison: Gaylena Merritt on Discovering Inspiration in Unexpected Places

    In our latest guest post, alumna Gaylena Merritt discovers how inspiration and opportunities are sometimes found in unexpected places. Continue reading to find out how such sources as Twitter and a Toni Morrison novel helped Gaylena uncover and rediscover the interests which guided her through Ball State, her master’s degree in Higher Education Administration, and […]

  • Microstudies of Microblogging

    Here at Ball State, researchers in the Rhetoric and Composition Doctoral Program and the undergraduate program in Professional Writing and Emerging Media have been conducting microstudies of microblogging and other forms of networked writing, using qualitative and mixed-methods approaches to data collection and analysis in order to develop rich profiles of social networking site (SNS) […]