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“Mustang” Showing Wednesday, October 19

The Student Film Series will show “Mustang,” hosted by the International Education Association, on Wednesday, October 19, at 5:00 p.m. in the Humanities building, room 225. Student association members will introduce the film and lead a brief discussion afterwards.

Posted on 10/14/2016 8:17:07 AM

“Wag the Dog” Showing October 5

The Center for Film Studies new Student Film Series continues Wednesday, October 5, with a showing of “Wag the Dog,” the 1997 black comedy starring Robert DeNiro and Dustin Hoffman.  The free movie starts at 5:00 p.m. in HSS 225.

Posted on 9/29/2016 2:49:31 PM

English Graduate Student Film Series on Gender Representations and Feminism in Film Begins September 28

The English Graduate Student Film Series will screen a variety of film and TV shows, with a focus on gender representations and feminism within those films/TV shows, on select Wednesdays throughout the semester.

Posted on 9/23/2016 9:49:45 AM

Book Lovers Invited to Read Out from Their Favorite Banned Books

Students, staff, faculty, and the community are invited to attend the Banned Books Read Out in the atrium of the Humanities and Social Sciences Building, from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 28.

Posted on 9/19/2016 1:14:30 PM

Heflin and Miller Attend Leadership Institute for Faculty Women

Tanya Heflin (Department of English) and Jessica Miller (Counseling Center) were selected to represent IUP at the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Leadership Institute for Faculty Women, a week-long leadership institute hosted biannually by the state system Women’s Consortium. 

Posted on 9/1/2016 11:16:16 AM

Poetry Reading: Baumgartner and Branscum

A poetry reading by Brad Baumgartner and John Branscum will take place at 2:00 p.m., on Friday, April 15, in the Humanities and Social Sciences Building, room 224.

Posted on 4/12/2016 4:54:14 PM

IUP Students and Alumni Present at, and Tange Wins Teacher of the Year Award at 50th TESOL Convention

The 50th TESOL Convention, one of the most competitive and prestigious professional forums for the teaching of English as an international language, took place in Baltimore, Maryland, with more than 6,500 attendees from more than 75 countries representing all areas of the field of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages.

Posted on 4/9/2016 8:40:28 PM

English Department Holds Publication Celebration

On February 25, 2016, the English Department held its annual Publication Celebration to mark a number of faculty successes in publishing books, articles, and monographs. The period covered for this event was August 2014 to August 2015.

Posted on 3/30/2016 1:43:15 PM

IUP Women's and Gender Studies Showcasing Faculty Authors at Launch and Conversation on March 28

A double book launch and conversation with the authors event will be held at 5:00 p.m. on March 28, 2016 at the IUP University Museum to celebrate the works of three IUP faculty members. Drs. Christian Vaccaro and Melissa Swauger, two faculty members in the department of sociology, have authored “Unleashing Manhood in the Cage: Masculinity and Mixed Martial Arts.” Dr. Aimee Wilson, a faculty member in the Department of English, is the author of “Conceived in Modernism: The Aesthetics and Politics of Birth Control.”

Posted on 3/15/2016 1:44:08 PM

2016 English Graduate Organization Conference

The English Graduate Organization of IUP announces its annual interdisciplinary conference exploring the subject of “Misinformation, Unreliability, and Marginalization” to take place on Saturday, February 27, at the IUP campus.

Posted on 2/20/2016 10:04:54 AM

There’s Still Time to Say Farewell to Leonard

While we’re thrilled to move into our shiny new building, many of us are feeling some nostalgia for our longtime home in Jane Leonard Hall—so everyone is invited to a goodbye party on Friday, December 11.

Posted on 11/24/2015 9:16:50 AM

Fall Book Talk: “Crave: Sojourn of a Hungry Soul”

Join us on Wednesday, November 18, to welcome National Book Award nominee Laurie Cannady for a discussion of her new book, “Crave: Sojourn of a Hungry Soul,” a coming-of-age memoir chronicles a young girl's journey through abuse and impoverishment.

Posted on 11/7/2015 2:09:36 PM

Lecture: “How Teachers Guide African-American and Latino Students’ Technology Use”

Aaminah Norris will present “Under-represented Point of View: How Teachers Guide African-American and Latino Students’ Technology Use” on Friday, November 6, 2015, in Stabley 201, Stapleton Library.

Posted on 10/30/2015 7:39:22 AM

Film Screening and Interactive Discussion: “The Mask You Live In”

There will be a film screening  and interactive discussion of “The Mask You Live In” with Aaminah Norris, director of Education and Research for the Representation Project, on November 5, 2015, in Beard Auditorium, Stouffer Hall.

Posted on 10/30/2015 7:26:20 AM

Free Comic Book Journal Day

Join us to celebrate the publication of "The Comics Studies Multiverse: Graphic Transformations in Education and Culture," Vol. 32 of Works & Days. A special journal launch party will be held Thursday, October 22.

Posted on 10/20/2015 9:14:43 AM

Banned Books Read Out Scheduled

The Department of English, in partnership with IUP Libraries and EGO, will be hosting IUP’s annual Read Out on Wednesday, September 30, at 1:00 p.m., in Stapleton Library, across from Java City.

Posted on 9/21/2015 5:30:12 PM

Film Screening: “Defining a Life, Defying Death: The Story of Aaron Swartz, the Internet Open Access Warrior”

The Department of English will briefly introduce and then screen the filmThe Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz," on Tuesday, September 29, at 5:00 p.m. in Stabley Library, room 101. A discussion with the audience will follow.

Posted on 9/21/2015 5:26:14 PM

EGO Roundtable: Dystopias and the Fantastic in Young Adult Literature

English Department graduate students take up the fascinating topic of dystopias and alternate worlds on Monday, September 28, at 4:00 p.m. in Leonard Hall, room 101.

Posted on 9/21/2015 5:21:42 PM

With a Traditional Ice Cream Social, English Department Celebrates the Start of a New Year

This year’s English Majors′ Ice Cream Social came with a generous helping of English Department community spirit as students and faculty alike turned out to celebrate the start of a new academic year.

Posted on 9/9/2015 11:59:00 AM

“Trailer Park Boys” Final Film Showing

IUP doctoral student Meg Oldman will host and lead a discussion of episodes of the sitcom “Trailer Park Boys” on Tuesday, April 21, at 7:00 p.m. in Room 101 of the library. The series is about life between prison terms.

Posted on 4/15/2015 3:19:47 PM

“Donnie Darko” Showing

“Donnie Darko” will be the next film screened by the English Dept. Student Film Series. The showing will be in room 101 of the Library at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 8.

Posted on 4/2/2015 4:13:22 PM

Author and Editor Randolph to Present a Series of Short Talks on Writing and Publishing

The Writing Program at IUP is proud to present author and editor Ladette Randolph presenting a series of short talks on writing and publishing on Friday, March 27, in Nicholson Library of Leonard Hall.

Posted on 3/20/2015 4:07:55 PM

“Social Network” Showing Wednesday, March 25

The English Student Film Series, sponsored by the IUP Center for Film Studies, will show “The Social Network” at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 25, in Room 101 of the library. The show is free, and snacks and attendance vouchers will be provided.

Posted on 3/19/2015 2:28:48 PM

Pearlman Visits Campus to Discuss How We Teach Thinking

Steven Pearlman, director of Interdisciplinary Writing and Reasoning at the University of Saint Joseph in Connecticut, will come to the IUP campus and give a talk on how we teach thinking on March 26 in the HUB Monogahela Room.

Posted on 2/25/2015 4:42:50 PM

Poetry Reading by John Hoppenthaler, Monday, February 16

John Hoppenthaler, author of numerous poems in magazines and three collections of poetry from Carnegie Mellon Press, will read from his most recent book, “Domestic Garden,” in the Kipp Gallery of Sprowls Hall, followed by a Q&A.

Posted on 2/12/2015 11:56:58 PM

“Broad City” Next for Film Series

Megan Oldman will host a free showing of episodes from the cult favorite comedy series “Broad City” in Room 101 of the Library on Wednesday, February 18, at 7:00 p.m.

Posted on 2/12/2015 10:39:01 AM

English Department Publication Celebration — Thursday, February 12

The English Department’s Publication Celebration will be held Thursday, February 12, from 4:30 until about 6:00 p.m. in the Allegheny Room in the HUB. Students are invited to attend.

Posted on 2/9/2015 11:02:01 AM

“The Big Lebowski” Showing November 17

The Dude still abides. Watch this free movie in the IUP Library at 7:00 p.m.

Posted on 11/13/2014 3:57:47 PM

Free Film “The Grand Budapest Hotel” On November 13

This comedy will be shown on Thursday in Room 101 of the library. The movie starts at 7:00 p.m., and snacks, drinks, and attendance vouchers will be provided.

Posted on 11/11/2014 8:42:15 AM

Reflective Practice: Time Management for Teachers

Want to learn how to handle the growing pile of e-mails in your inbox? Want to finally run your work schedule instead of it running you? This large group presentation that will cover general principles of time and task management in a realistic, down-to-earth fashion on Wednesday, November 12.

Posted on 11/10/2014 8:18:02 AM

Monday Sci-Fi/Horror Film Showing

The Color Out of Space, based on a novel by H. P. Lovecraft, will be shown Monday night, November 10, at the IUP Library, followed by a discussion of the film.

Posted on 11/6/2014 2:40:31 PM

“Midnight in Paris” to Screen October 30

Owen Wilson is obsessed with Paris in the 1920s and the Lost Generation of writers. He magically returns to meet them in Woody Allen’s “Midnight in Paris,” showing in Stapleton Library.

Posted on 10/24/2014 10:56:53 AM

Film Series Presents “Raging Bull,” October 16

There will be a free showing of Martin Scorsese’s Raging Bull on Thursday, October 16, at 7:00 p.m. in the IUP library.

Posted on 10/15/2014 9:07:03 AM

English Department 2014 Networking Event

IUP English faculty, staff, and students are invited to the annual English Department Networking Event on Thursday, October 2.

Posted on 10/1/2014 10:56:46 AM

Eleventh Annual LGBT Film Festival

The Indiana Cares Campaign to End Homophobia will kick off its 11th annual LGBT Film Festival on Sunday, October 5, with an opening reception for all campus and community members.

Posted on 9/29/2014 2:01:08 PM

“Annie Hall” Playing Thursday Night

Annie Hall, winner of the Oscar for Best Picture, will be shown on Thursday, October 2, at 7:00 p.m. in the IUP library.

Posted on 9/28/2014 7:20:38 PM

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

English Students Film Series: “Good Will Hunting” on September 18

Film Studies major Travis Smith will introduce Gus Van Sant’s Good Will Hunting on Thursday, September 18, in Room 101 of Stabley Library.

Posted on 9/11/2014 1:33:53 PM

English Community Welcomes New Year With Ice Cream

This year’s English Majors’ Ice Cream Social saw record attendance and a generous helping of English Department community spirit.

Posted on 9/10/2014 8:10:34 AM

English Students Film Series Start

The English Department student-directed Film Series will present Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, September 8, in Room 101 of Stabley Library. Free snacks and attendance vouchers will be available.

Posted on 9/4/2014 8:53:30 AM

Guest Lecturer to Speak on Linguistic Stereotyping

Donald Rubin, professor emeritus at the University of Georgia, will present “Voices in Your Head: The Power of Prejudice in Speech Evaluation” on Wednesday, September 10, at 10:00 a.m. in Leonard Hall.

Posted on 8/18/2014 8:59:52 AM

DHC Open Source Toolkit Workshop Series: Photoshopping without Photoshop

Students, staff, and faculty are invited to learn about using GIMP, a free, legal, and professional quality open-source alternative to Adobe’s Photoshop image editing program, in this workshop on Monday, May 5.

Posted on 4/29/2014 10:46:31 AM

Libre Office, Free Alternative to Microsoft Office: Open Source Toolkit Workshop

The Center for Digital Humanities and Culture announces the sixth of its ongoing workshops for the Open Source Toolkit. Students, staff, and faculty are invited to learn about using Libre Office, a free, open source alternative to the Microsoft Office suite of productivity applications. Monday, April 21.

Posted on 4/16/2014 7:50:27 AM

The Playful Text: Critical Approaches to Video Games

This three-part colloquium series will explore video games as an important part of our contemporary culture and as a form of art that creates powerful experiences and high-impact statements about who we are and who we might be. Open to faculty, staff, and students; April 15, 17, and 22.

Posted on 4/7/2014 9:09:57 AM

Student Navnykos’ Study on Standardized Testing Wins Third Prize at Graduate Scholars Forum

A poster by MA-TESOL Student Kristina Navnykos, “Impact of Standardized Testing on EFL in Russia,” won third prize in the 2014 IUP Graduate Scholars Forum.

Posted on 4/3/2014 12:21:36 PM

Sigma Tau Delta Hosts “Publish Your Creative Writing” Workshop

Students who attended the workshop on March 27, 2014, asked questions about publishing creative and academic work both in print and online.

Posted on 4/2/2014 11:03:20 AM

DHC Open Source Toolkit Workshop Series: Markdown, a Lightweight Markup Language for Formatted Text

The Center for Digital Humanities and Culture announces the fifth of its ongoing workshops for the Open Source Toolkit. Students, staff, and faculty are invited to join us to learn about using the Web shorthand called Markdown to easily publish and share documents for the Web. Monday, April 7.

Posted on 4/2/2014 8:42:05 AM

Film Studies Informational Gala

Reena Dube, Thomas Slater, and Judith Villa will host an English Film Studies track informational gala at the HUB Allegheny Room this Sunday, April 6. Current students will discuss the program, and there will also be food, drink, DVD give-aways, and attendance vouchers available.

Posted on 3/31/2014 12:34:01 PM

First Annual IUP EGO Spring Poetry Event

Join the English Graduate Organization (EGO) on April 2 at the Artists Hand Gallery for an afternoon of art, espresso, and poetry.

Posted on 3/31/2014 9:30:33 AM

English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities 2014 Conference at IUP

On March 13, the IUP English Department hosted the statewide 2014 English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities Undergraduate English Studies Conference at the Kovalchick Complex.

Posted on 3/25/2014 1:31:34 PM

Casting Your Voice with Audacity: DHC Open Source Toolkit Workshop

The Center for Digital Humanities and Culture announces the next workshops for the Open Source Toolkit: creating audio podcasts with Audacity. Monday, March 24.

Posted on 3/23/2014 8:45:42 PM

EGO Conference Addresses Interdisciplinary Approaches to Inequality

On March 7–8, 2014, IUP’s English Graduate Organization hosted its 12th annual interdisciplinary conference, entitled “Enacting Change in a Polarized World: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Inequality.”

Posted on 3/12/2014 6:06:07 PM

English Department Announces Annual Undergraduate Writing Contest

Any undergraduate English major or minor can submit their work to be recognized at the English Department’s Spring Honors Ceremony.

Posted on 3/12/2014 3:18:22 PM

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