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English Department News: April 2014

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

Williamson of English Department Publishes on Poetry of Felicia Hemans

Michael T. Williamson’s article, “Felicia Hemans’s Public Poetry, J.J. Winckelmann’s History of the Art of Antiquity, and the Imaginative Plenitude of the Victory Ode,” will be published in volume 21 of the journal Women’s Writing.

Posted on 4/21/2014 12:55:27 PM

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

Yang Presents Asian Pacific American Cultural Criticism at MELUS Conference

Lingyan Yang, English Department and Women’s Studies program, presented “A Brief Intellectual History of Asian Pacific American Cultural Criticism,” and reported as vice president and program chair at the 2014 Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States national conference.

Posted on 4/9/2014 5:44:04 PM

Black and Mina Receive 2014 Faculty Recognition Awards from Center for Teaching Excellence

The English Department congratulates Laurel Black and Lilian Mina, winners of the 2014 Center for Teaching Excellence Faculty Recognition Awards.

Posted on 4/8/2014 10:19:27 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

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