Recent program graduate Linda Mercer Learman has accepted a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Department of English of Adrian College. Linda defended her dissertation in Fall ‘08 under the direction of Professor (and Director of Composition) Ellen Barton.
April 30, 2009
April 18, 2009
Multiple members of the program will be honored during the annual English Department Scholarship and Writing Awards Ceremony (taking place from 3-6 PM, in the Welcome Center Auditorium on Friday, April 24, 2009). Graduate student (and GTA) Michael McGinnis will be awarded a Thomas R. Jasina Endowed Scholarship in English. Fellow graduate student (and GTA) Clayton Walker will be awarded a Jasina Scholarship and an Albert Feigenson Scholarship, as well as the first place Tompkins Award for best essay for his work “‘Feeling,’ Saying, Being, Doing: Recuperating the Role of Affects in Literacy Research.”
April 12, 2009
The program will host a workshop for 2010 CCCC proposals on April 24, from 11 Am to 1 PM in the 10th floor conference room. A panel of graduate students who presented at this year’s CCCC will provide copies of their successful abstracts and provide advice in preparing CCCC proposals.
April 10, 2009
Professor Ray has been awarded a Board of Governors Distinguished Faculty Fellowship. She joins English Department Colleague Richard Grusin among this year’s winners.
April 2, 2009
PhD candidate Mike McGinnis will represent the program this Summer at The School of Criticism and Theory at Cornell University. He will be joined by fellow PhD candidate Chinmayi Kattemalavadi for the 33rd Summer Session of the SCT, taking place from June 14 to July 23, 2009.