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English Department News: February 2014

Composition and TESOL to Host Annual Alumni Party at 2014 Convention

The annual IUP Composition and TESOL alumni party at the Conference on College Composition and Communication annual convention will be on Friday, March 21, 2014.

Posted on 2/27/2014 9:29:50 AM

Park, Amevuvor, and McKee to Present “Preparing Teachers to Teach English as an Additional Language”

On Thursday, February 27, Gloria Park (English) and her two graduate assistants will present “Preparing Teachers to Teach English as an Additional Language: A Critical Look at the U.S., the State, and the PASSHE.”

Posted on 2/25/2014 1:41:33 PM

Zotero, an Intelligent Tool for Research: DHC Open Source Toolkit Workshop Series

The second free workshop in the series will be on Monday, February 24. The topic is Zotero, an intelligent and social tool for gathering, annotating, and sharing digital research materials. All interested members of the IUP community are invited to attend.

Posted on 2/19/2014 12:04:48 PM

“Rashomon” Kicks Off English Department Film Series

The new English Department Film Series will kick off Thursday, February 27, at 7:00 p.m. in Stabley Library 210 with a showing of Akira Kurosawa's classic, “Rashomon.”

Posted on 2/15/2014 4:16:02 PM

EAPSU Conference Proposals Extended to February 20

The English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities Conference is being held at IUP this year on March 13, 2014.

Posted on 2/14/2014 3:25:37 PM

Wender Publishes “Blogging in the Literature Survey Course”

Emily Wender (English Department) published her journal article, “Blogging in the Literature Survey Course: Making Relevance, Not Waiting for It,” in the December 2013 issue of Teaching English in the Two Year College.

Posted on 2/12/2014 3:29:24 PM

Lothian Writes Introduction for 1880’s Feminist Utopia Book

Alexis Lothian, Department of English, wrote the introduction for a new edition of a feminist utopia first published in 1889 by the British writer Elizabeth Burgoyne Corbetts: New Amazonia: A Foretaste of the Future

Posted on 2/7/2014 1:13:52 PM

English Professors Present Panel on “First Year College Writers”

Professors Ann Amicucci, Nan Sitler, Sue Welsh, and Jo-Anne Kerr (English Department) presented a panel at the 2013 National Council of Teachers of English convention in Boston.

Posted on 2/7/2014 1:04:41 PM

Park Introduces World Englishes in Summer 2014

In Summer 2014, Gloria Park (English) will introduce her new course, English 281: World Englishes: Understanding Language and Ideology around the Globe.

Posted on 2/6/2014 9:58:29 AM

DHC Open Source Toolkit Debuts with Hands-On Workshop

The Center for Digital Humanities and Culture is debuting its Open Source Toolkit. All interested members of the IUP community are invited to attend a series of free workshops.

Posted on 2/5/2014 11:26:33 AM

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