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English Department News: September 2013

Stress and Mental Illness in Learning Environments Programs, November 18-20

Faculty members are encouraged to announce the SMILE (Stress and Mental Illness in Learning Environments) series to their students.

Posted on 11/17/2014 2:09:56 PM

A Reading by Poet Keith Flynn

Poet (musician and spoken word artist) Keith Flynn will give a reading of his work on Monday, September 30, in Nicholson Library (Leonard Hall, room 112).

Posted on 9/24/2013 10:23:00 AM

Renaissance City Choirs to Perform Saturday, September 28

In collaboration with the Lively Arts at IUP, the Indiana Cares Campaign is bringing Pittsburgh’s Renaissance City Choirs to campus for a one-night-only performance on Saturday, September 28, 2013.

Posted on 9/18/2013 4:42:28 PM

English Department Meet and Greet Organized by Sigma Tau Delta

Sigma Tau Delta, the English Honors Organization, is organizing a networking Meet and Greet for all English department students and faculty on September 19 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. in the Allegheny Room of the HUB.

Posted on 9/17/2013 3:37:07 PM

Celebrate the Freedom to Read with IUP’s Banned Books Read Out

The IUP English Department, in partnership with the English Graduate Organization and IUP Libraries, will host a Banned Books Read Out in Stapleton Library from 1:00–2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 25.

Posted on 9/13/2013 12:42:25 PM

Park to be Special Guest Editor for TESOL Journal

Gloria Park (English) will be a special guest editor for TESOL Journal’s special themed issue for 2014. Her co-edited article is “Critical Crossroads: Investigating Nonnativeness, Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality in an Era of World Englishes.”

Posted on 9/9/2013 4:09:03 PM

Park Publishes Her Autobiographical-Poetic Rendition

“My Autobiographical-Poetic Rendition: An Inquiry into Humanizing our Teacher Scholarship” by Gloria Park, Department of English, was published in the L2 Journal, UC Consortium for Language Learning & Teaching, UC Davis.

Posted on 9/9/2013 4:05:45 PM

Park Publishes on Writing and Identity

An article by Gloria Park, Department of English, “Writing is a Way of Knowing: Writing and Identity,” was published in the ELT Journal .

Posted on 9/9/2013 4:01:20 PM

Sherwood Helps Shape Supercomputing Tool for Literary Analysis

Kenneth Sherwood, cofounder of the IUP Center for Digital Humanities and Culture, spent a week at UT Austin in May 2013 as an invited participant in “High Performance Sound Technology for Access and Scholarship,” involving an innovative use of supercomputers for the analysis of spoken word audio.

Posted on 9/4/2013 11:19:49 AM

Walk, Sit, and Write: Weinstein Leads Meditation Through Writing

Daniel Weinstein, Department of English, a mentor in IUP’s Mindfulness Living Learning Community, will begin leading weekly walking, sitting, and writing meditation sessions starting September 6.

Posted on 9/2/2013 11:40:13 AM

Lassiter Wins Love of Learning Award

Tracy Lassiter (temporary assistant professor, English) won the Phi Kappa Phi Love of Learning award. This marks the second time Lassiter has won the award.

Posted on 9/2/2013 11:32:46 AM

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