Tag: writing


  • 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 […]

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  • Yes, You Should Major in Rhetoric and Writing

    Learn about one of Ball State English’s least understood, but most practical concentrations: rhetoric and writing. by Ben Sapet  You might have seen some of the writing and rhetoric buzz words like discourse, theory, and even rhetoric itself, and been left scratching your head—and you wouldn’t be alone. I spent my entire first semester and a half […]

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  • Write On (Campus)!

    By: Grace Goze As English majors, it’s no secret we love reading, but let’s not forget about our passion for writing. Whether you’re a Creative Writing major or not, it may be hard to find groups on campus that just let you write for the sake of writing. Well, fear not writers, here is a […]

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  • You Should Join Writers’ Community!

    By: Rachael Carmichael  Come to Ball State University’s Writers’ Community and share your work with others in an encouraging environment. It’s a close-knit club, and the vibe is always positive. A unique experience  The Writers’ Community shares various forms and genres, from poetry and parts of novels, to song lyrics and short stories. Writers are […]

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  • Publishing + Law: Sarah Roth

    Sarah Roth is a 2003 graduate of Ball State University, where she earned a B.A. in English, and a 2007 graduate of Thomas M. Cooley Law School. She currently works as Publications Manager of Michigan Judicial Institute (MIJI), and prior to this was a research attorney with MIJI and a law clerk with the Friend […]

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  • Welcome Prof. John Carter

    John Carter is a 2018 graduate of Ball State University, where he earned his Master of Arts in Creative Writing and where he also holds a B.A. in English—Creative Writing with a Professional Writing Minor. He’s interested in using description and lyricism to bring a love of nature, farming, and the rural American Midwest to […]

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