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English Department News: March 2014

Weinstein Presents Collaborative Writing Method at 2014 Conference on College Composition and Communication

At the March 2014 Conference on College Composition and Communication, Daniel Weinstein, Department of English, gave a presentation titled “Getting It Together: L'Atelier d'ecriture as Fountainhead of Academic Prose.”

Posted on 3/31/2014 1:27:01 PM

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

Savova Presents on Collaborative Online Activities

A presentation by Lilia Savova, Department of English, focused  on collaboration through interactivity, connectivity, and project sharing using online environments such as Moodle, Blackboard Collaborate videoconferencing, wikis, discussion boards, Google Docs, and multimodal joint projects.

Posted on 3/31/2014 11:19:35 AM

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

Hibsman Discusses Educational Benefits of Minecraft at CUE Conference

Tim Hibsman (Department of English) presented his paper “Minecraft Madness: Educational Benefits?” at the 2014 Computer Using Educators conference in California.

Posted on 3/26/2014 2:44:43 PM

Siegel Finer Points Out Need for Transparency in Writing Program Administration

Bryna Siegel Finer of the Department of English presented her paper, “Opening our File Drawers,” in Indianapolis at the 2014 Conference on College Composition and Communication, the largest conference in the field of Writing Studies.

Posted on 3/26/2014 8:26:17 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

Carpenter to Present on “Critical Language Awareness Approaches”

Brian Carpenter, English Department, will be part of a colloquium entitled “Critical Language Awareness Approaches in the Americas: Theoretical Principles, Pedagogical Practices, and Distribution of Intellectual Labor” at the March 2014 American Association of Applied Linguistics Conference.

Posted on 3/21/2014 12:12:58 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

Popular Culture English Studies (EAPSU) Conference Thursday, March 13

The English Department and the English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities invite IUP students and faculty to attend the “Popular Culture” English Studies conference at the Kovalchick Complex this Thursday, March 13.

Posted on 3/12/2014 12:28:17 PM

Film Event: “No Country for Old Men”

The English Department undergraduate Film Studies program will host a showing of “No Country for Old Men” on Thursday, March 13, in Stabley Library.

Posted on 3/6/2014 10:30:37 AM

An Evening with EAPSU: Performance Contest and Costume Dance

A performance contest and a costume dance will fuel the fun on the night of the English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities conference, Thursday, March 13.

Posted on 3/6/2014 9:34:46 AM

Amicucci Publishes on Students’ Perspectives on Digital Literacies

Ann Amicucci, English Department, published “‘How They Really Talk’: Two Students’ Perspectives on Digital Literacies in the Writing Classroom” in the March 2014 issue of Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy.

Posted on 3/5/2014 4:40:52 PM

Retirement Party for English Faculty Members Alvine and Chow

Lynne Alvine and Sung Gay Chow will be honored at a reception in Breezedale on Tuesday, March 11.

Posted on 3/5/2014 8:59:22 AM

DHC Open Source Toolkit Workshop Series Continues with Workshop on Sigil, a Free Ebook Authoring Tool

This coming Monday, March 10, the Center for Digital Humanities and Culture will present the third workshop in its Open Source Toolkit workshop series. 

Posted on 3/4/2014 3:45:46 PM

IUP EGO 2014 Annual Interdisciplinary Conference This Weekend (March 7 and 8)

Sponsored by EGO (English Graduate Students), the English Department, the Graduate Program in Literature and Criticism, and the Graduate Program in Composition and TESOL.

Posted on 3/4/2014 3:26:34 PM

English Department Publication Celebration Honors English Faculty Writers and Writing

English Department faculty and other members of the IUP community gathered in the Crimson Event Center to celebrate the achievements of English Department faculty members who published scholarly writing between August 2012 and November 2013.

Posted on 3/3/2014 12:17:18 PM

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