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EGO Workshop: “A Graphic Discussion of Banned Books”

English Graduate Organization students will host a workshop on graphic novels, this year’s featured genre for national Banned Books Week events, on Thursday, September 25.

Posted on 9/19/2014 7:49:44 AM

Banned Books Read Out, September 24

The IUP English Department, English Graduate Organization, and IUP Libraries will host a Banned Books Read Out in Stapleton Library, celebrating the freedom to read and bringing awareness to ongoing issues of literary censorship.

Posted on 9/19/2014 7:48:35 AM

Six O’Clock Series: Should Books that Plagiarize be Banned from the IUP Library?

A lively group of librarians, professors, and students will discuss what should be done with library books that contain plagiarized content, as part of IUP’s Banned Books Week program. The discussion will take place Monday, September 22, 2014, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. in the HUB Ohio Room.

Posted on 9/19/2014 7:46:55 AM

Student Writer and Music Lover Featured in National Magazine

Laura Ragsdale, English-Writing Studies, was featured in the national music magazine CMJ. Ragsdale, former DJ and music director at WIUP, synthesized her work in an independent study in English and practicum in Communications Media this past spring to develop and sustain a regular blog, Unclaimed Baggage, on contemporary music and to write a guide for college radio music directors.

Posted on 9/17/2014 9:20:39 PM

Thompson and PhD Student Present On Creating Digital Edition of Antebellum Periodical Poetry

Todd Thompson, associate professor of English and coordinator of the MA in English: Literature and MA in English: Composition and Literature programs, copresented at the Liberal Arts and Technology Summit at Penn State University on September 13, 2014.

Posted on 9/15/2014 3:28:55 PM

Siegel Finer to Present on “Rhetoric of the Breast Cancer Gene”

Bryna Siegel Finer, Department of English, will present “As a Mutant, I Have a Super Power: The Rhetoric of the Breast Cancer Gene” at the Western States National Rhetoric and Literacy Conference in Reno, Nevada, in November 2014.

Posted on 9/15/2014 8:21:33 AM

Kerr and Norris Will Present Panel Session on School Safety Issues

Jo Anne Kerr and Linda Norris (English Department) will present a panel session at the annual Pennsylvania Association of Colleges and Teacher Educators Teacher Education Assembly on October 23, 2014, in Harrisburg, Pa.

Posted on 9/12/2014 11:20:53 AM

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