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English Department News: November 2008

Perdue and IUP Students Present at the International Writing Centers Assoc. Conference

Tina Perdue, along with Composition and TESOL doctoral students Maggie Herb and Kat Richards, and Briana Stewart, senior in Speech Pathology, led a panel discussion on “Responding to Special Needs: Tutors Talk about Special Populations.”

Posted on 11/18/2008 10:32:28 AM

Visiting International Scholar in the English Department

Dr. Jaewon Kang, associate professor in the Department of English Education at Pusan National University (PNU) in Korea, will be a Visiting International Scholar in the English Department in 2009.

Posted on 11/18/2008 10:30:18 AM

Savova Presents English Department Colloquium

On October 7, 2008, Dr. Lilia Savova presented “Effective Use of Textbooks” in an English Department colloquium.

Posted on 11/18/2008 10:28:10 AM

Sitler Receives the English Journal Edwin M. Hopkins Award

A committee of teachers selected Dr. Helen Sitler’s January 2008 article, “Writing Like a Good Girl,” as the winner of the English Journal Edwin M. Hopkins Award.

Posted on 11/18/2008 10:26:16 AM

Rafoth Recognized with an Award Named in His Honor

The executive board of the International Writing Centers Association has established the Ben Rafoth Graduate Student Research Award.

Posted on 11/18/2008 10:22:25 AM

IUP Faculty and Students Attend Three Rivers TESOL’s Annual Fall Conference

IUP’s Composition and TESOL students were in high attendance at Three Rivers TESOL’s annual fall conference on Saturday, October 25, 2008, at Franklin Regional Middle School in Murrysville, Pennsylvania.

Posted on 11/18/2008 10:20:35 AM

Dr. Barbara Johnstone Visits IUP to Discuss Pittsburghese

Carnegie Mellon University professor of Linguistics Dr. Barbara Johnstone visited IUP on Thursday, October 30, 2008, sponsored by the English Department.

Posted on 11/18/2008 10:18:40 AM

Research Writing Field Trip

Research Writing class visits the Johnstown Flood Museum and the Heritage Center in Johnstown, Pa.

Posted on 11/18/2008 10:14:52 AM

Upcoming Book Chapter from Susan Comfort

Susan Comfort has an upcoming book chapter on Arundhati Roy, to be published by Routledge in December 2008.

Posted on 11/18/2008 10:12:12 AM

Farrington Publishes Creative Writing

Writing by Anthony Farrington appears in many publications.

Posted on 11/6/2008 4:30:49 PM

Norris to Serve on Board of PACTE; Presents at NCTE Convention

Linda Norris has been elected to serve a three-year term as SSHE Representative on the Board of Directors of the Pennsylvania Association of Colleges and Teacher Educators

Posted on 11/6/2008 4:28:53 PM

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