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Professional filmmaker and NYU Film School product Natalia Kaniasty will show her short film “Home Range”
in the Humanities and Social Sciences building, room 225, at 7:00 p.m.
on Thursday, December 1, and will talk about veterans’ needs, getting into a top film
school, and starting a professional career.
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Susan Comfort (English Department) will review applications from U.S. graduate students seeking to study
in India under the Fulbright-India Program for the 2016–17 academic
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chapter by Lilia Savova, Department of English, situates ESOL (English to Speakers of Other Languages)
instructional design in a broader spectrum of design practices.
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The English Graduate Student film series
continues next Wednesday, November 9, with a screening of two
episodes of the television series “Agent Carter.” After the screening, there will be a discussion about feminism, sexism in the workplace, and challenges women still face today.
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internships for film studies and literary studies are available.
you like film and literature and want and have plans for teaching,
scholarship, writing, community activities, or events planning, these
internships can provide valuable background experiences along with
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The Center for Film Studies is pleased to announce the launch of its new movie blog and
Twitter account. Both of these spaces are now open for discussion of all things movie, TV,
gaming, or e-media related.
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Professor Mike Sell of IUP’s English Department
delivered the keynote, “Ethics and Artifacts: The Poetic Encounter and
#Black Lives Matter” at Florida Atlantic University's annual Comparative
Studies Student Association conference.
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When advising undergraduate students into Liberal Studies English (LSE) courses, please be aware of the following information.
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Professor Tim Hibsman of the English Department
presented “Mini-Game Madness: What's Hip, Fun, & Educational” at the 2016 CUE Conference (Computer Using Educators
Conference) on March 17 in Los Angeles.
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Professor Dana Driscoll of the English Department gave a webinar for the
writing center community and published an article in the latest Writing Center Journal.
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A double book launch and conversation
with the authors event will be held at 5:00 p.m. on March 28, 2016 at the IUP
University Museum to celebrate the works of three IUP faculty members. Drs.
Christian Vaccaro and Melissa Swauger, two faculty members in the department of
sociology, have authored “Unleashing Manhood in the Cage: Masculinity and Mixed
Martial Arts.” Dr. Aimee Wilson, a faculty member in the Department of
English, is the author of “Conceived in Modernism: The Aesthetics and Politics
of Birth Control.”
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Gloria Park, English, and Shannon Tanghe published a co-authored
piece,“‘Build[ing] something which alone we could not have done’:
International collaborative teaching and learning in language teacher
education,” in volume 57 of the System.
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Quanisha Charles was selected as one of 10 recipients of the 2016
Scholars for the Dream Travel Awards to attend the Conference on College
Composition and Communication.
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An essay by Helen Sitler (English Department), “Data of the Heart,” will appear in the March 17, 2016, issue of the Writing Campus, a peer-reviewed, online scholarly blog.
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Conceived in Modernism: The Aesthetics and Politics of Birth Control, by Aimee Wilson (English Department), examines the roots of birth control politics in literature from the early 20th century.
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Aimee Wilson (English Department) presented a paper titled “No Gates, No
Locks, No Bolts: Feminist Politics and Information Access in the
Digital Realm” on November 19, 2015, at the Modernist Studies
Association conference in Boston.
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Emily Wender (English) presented her work on teaching young adult
literature through a disability lens at the National Conference of
Teachers of English in Minneapolis, Minn., on November 21, 2015. Her
talk was titled “Marcelo in the Real World: Social Justice and a
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John Branscum′s memoir Things in the Shape of Trailers has been nominated from more than 300 creative nonfiction pieces published in the last year in Hippocampus Magazine for a Pushcart Prize.
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While we’re thrilled to move into our shiny new building, many of us are feeling some nostalgia for our longtime home in Jane Leonard Hall—so everyone is invited to a goodbye party on Friday, December 11.
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There will be a meeting on Tuesday, December 1, from 4:30–5:30 p.m. in
Room 105 Leonard Hall for all students interested in the IUP Oxford
Summer Study Abroad program from July 15–August 6, 2016.
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At noon on Saturday, November 21, Associate Professor of English Todd Thompson will participate in a virtual book signing at the Abraham Lincoln Book Shop in Chicago.
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Curt Porter (English Department)
presented a paper called "Working/Playing Across the Political Spectrum
of World English Studies" on November 6, 2015, at the Curriculum and
Pedagogy national conference in Cleveland.
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Join us on Wednesday, November 18, to welcome National Book Award nominee Laurie Cannady for a discussion of her new book, “Crave: Sojourn of a Hungry Soul,” a coming-of-age memoir chronicles a young girl's journey through abuse and impoverishment.
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For the fifth consecutive year, Lilia Savova from the English Department has been invited to review the 2016 Fulbright applications for English Language Teaching Research/Assistant grants in Europe.
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Michael T. Williamson was nominated and elected to serve as editor of Pennsylvania English, a peer-reviewed, highly selective journal of creative writing, literary critical writing, and literary historical writing.
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Michael T. Williamson (English Department)
presented a paper, “Landscapes of Freedom: Nineteenth Century British
Women Writers and the Polities of Intervention in the Balkans and the
USA,” at the Pennsylvania College English Association on Oct. 2, 2015.
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Michael T. Williamson (English Department)
presented “‘Treason, Stiff with Doom:’ Aesthetic Inheritance,
Cultural Betrayal, and the Right to Self Determination in Felicia
Hemans’s and Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s War Poetry” at the 23rd North
American Society for the Study of Romanticism conference on Romanticism
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Quanisha Charles, an English instructor and PhD candidate in the
Composition and TESOL program, presented her preliminary research study,
titled “Lived Experiences of Black Teachers of English Working in South
Korea,” at the 15th annual Diversity Challenge: Race, Culture, and
Social Justice, hosted by Boston College, in Boston, Mass.
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Brian Carpenter, assistant professor in English and English education, will present at WSRL about research on how an explicit focus on Linguistic Socialization affects students in a freshman composition course.
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Bryna Siegel Finer, English Department assistant professor and director
of Writing Across the Curriculum, presented on the BRCA gene as a
representative of the organization FORCE (Facing Our Risk of Cancer
Empowered) to employees of the City of Pittsburgh as part of the
Department of Innovation and Performances’ monthly speaker series.
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Join us to celebrate the publication of "The Comics Studies Multiverse: Graphic Transformations in Education and Culture," Vol. 32 of Works & Days. A special journal launch party will be held Thursday, October 22.
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Jesse Cole was selected as the 2015 English Association of Pennsylvania
State Universities’ Outstanding English Major for Indiana University of
Pennsylvania, on the basis of her GPA, many service activities, and the
originality and merit of her work—as reflected through numerous honors
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Dana Driscoll and Roger Powell (English Department) published their article, “Conducting and Composing RAD Research in the Writing Center: A Guide for New Authors” in the Peer Review.
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Gloria Park and Jocelyn Amevuvor’s invited co-authored piece, “‘If you
learn about these issues, you′re going to learn...more about yourself
and things that you come in contact with every day’: Engaging
undergraduate students in meaningful literacy in a research writing
course” was published in the July 2015 Journal of Pedagogic Development.
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Gloria Park, English Department, and MA TESOL student Kristiane Moe’s invited co-authored piece, “Gender and NNESTs,” will be published in Wiley′s upcoming TESOL Encyclopedia of English Language Teaching.
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Tim Hibsman (English Department)
presented the paper “Cross-Disciplinary Collaboration on Gaming
Proposals” at the 2015 English Association of the Pennsylvania State
Universities on Oct. 10 at the Slippery Rock University.
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Tim Hibsman (English Department)
presented a sports film and literature lecture titled “Secrets of the
Frozen Lake” at the 2015 Pennsylvania College English Association in
Scranton, Pa. on October 3.
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Gloria Park, associate professor of English and director of the TESOL
Graduate Certificate of Recognition program, has been appointed for a
fourth year to serve on the Fulbright National Screening Committee to
screen applications for the Fulbright English Teaching Assistants.
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Professor Gloria Park's co-authored piece, "Exploring the Forms of Cultural Capital, Habitus, and Field in the Life Histories of Two West African Teacher Candidates," will be published in an upcoming issue of Teacher Development.
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Professor Gloria Park's article, "Raising Awareness of Diversity and Social (In)justice Issues in Undergraduate Research Writing: Understanding Students and their Lives via Connecting Teaching and Research" is published in volume 5, issue 1 of the Journal of Pedagogic Development in March 2015.
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The Department of English will briefly introduce and then screen the film “The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz," on Tuesday, September 29, at 5:00 p.m. in Stabley Library, room 101. A discussion with the audience will follow.
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Laurel Black and Judith Villa of the English Department spoke in May
2015 at Georgetown University at “Fighting Inequality: Class, Race, and
Power: Joint Conference of the Labor and Working Class History
Association and the Working Class Studies Association.”
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Dan Weinstein, English, facilitated a workshop, “Draw Your Inner World,”
at the 2015 Conference of the NCTE Assembly for Expanded Perspectives
on Learning held in summer 2015 in Estes Park, Colorado.
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John Branscum′s stories “Disposa Pet,” “Mattress Tag Addendum,” and
“Picker” will appear in the October print and online issues of Carbon Culture Review.
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Assistant Professor of English John Branscum was one of the winners of
the 2015 Appalachia/Affrilachia Poetry Contest hosted by Argus House
Press. As a result, his collection, Skinwalkers, will be published in October 2015.
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The short story “Hope Walks,” by 2014 English Writing Track graduate
Lindsey Quakenbush, won eight place in the 2015 NYC Midnight short
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Dan Weinstein, English, presented a paper titled
“Freestyle Digitality: An Approach to Reading and Writing Through
Text Transformation and Improvisation” at the 2015 Computers and Writing
conference held at the University of Wisconsin–Stout.
Posted on 8/24/2015 11:48:29 AM
Chauna Craig, English, has been selected as a writer-in-residence for the Fort Lyon Supportive Residential Community in Las Almas, Colorado, during 2016.
Posted on 8/24/2015 11:24:22 AM
Todd Thompson, associate professor of English, recently published a
monograph, The National Joker: Abraham Lincoln and the Politics
of Satire, which traces the
relationship between the popular press satires on Lincoln and
Lincoln’s own satiric self-presentation.
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Chauna Craig, English, was one of twelve artists selected for an Artsmith arts residency.
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Peter Faziani, a student in the IUP Graduate Program in Literature and Theory, presented “Domestic Homes, Modernity, and Forbidden Nostalgia in George Orwells Coming Up for Air and Robert Musils The Man Without Qualities” at the Conference of the Space Between Society on June 21, 2015.
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Michael T. Williamson, Department of English, presented “‘It Survives / In the Valley of Its Saying’: W. H. Auden, Jacob Glatstein, and the Place of 1930s Poetry in Holocaust Studies,” at the 17th annual Conference of the Space Between Society at the University of Notre Dame on June 20, 2015.
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Lilia Savova, English Department, conducted an invited workshop on
“Variation in the Classroom: Designing Authentic Materials and
Activities” at the BETA (Bulgarian English Teachers Association)
International Conference on June 6–7, 2015, in Sofia, Bulgaria.
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Lilia Savova, English Department,
delivered a plenary lecture on “Variation in Educational Design: Using
Universal Principles of Design” at the Bulgarian English Teachers
Association annual conference held in Sofia, Bulgaria, on June 6–7,
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Todd Thompson, associate professor of English and coordinator of the MA
in English: Literature and MA in English: Composition and Literature
programs, delivered an invited keynote lecture at Kalamazoo College’s
2015 Hilberry Symposium.
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English Composition and TESOL student Janelle Newman presented
“Representations of Families of Linguistic and Cultural Diversity in
Parent Involvement Educational E-Discourse” at the American Association
of Applied Linguistics (AAAL) 2015 conference in Toronto.
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Lingyan Yang, associate professor in the English Department and director
of Women’s Studies, and Kaitlin Tonti and Meghan Hurley, doctoral
students in the graduate English program in Literature and Criticism,
presented scholarship on American multiethnic women’s literature in the
national MELUS conference (Society for the Study of the Multi-Ethnic
Literature of the U.S.) in Athens, Ga. on April 9–12, 2015.
Posted on 4/28/2015 2:52:13 PM
Composition and TESOL student Ahmed Alnasser’s poster on “EFL Saudi
Students’ Preferences for Different Writing Styles” won the Graduate
Student Assembly Peers Choice Award at the 2015 IUP Graduate Scholars
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Graduate students and faculty members presented a World Englishes and
Translingual Practices panel at the 2015 American Educational Research
Associate conference in Chicago on April 19.
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Professor of English Lynn Shelly and graduate assistant Kathleen Hynes
spoke about their
research on writer-tutor interactions in the writing center at the
Punxsutawney campus, focusing on the variable of the length of
relationship between the writer and the tutor at
the 2015 Mid-Atlantic Writing Center Association conference.
Posted on 4/17/2015 11:37:53 AM
IUP doctoral student Meg Oldman will host and lead a discussion of episodes of the sitcom “Trailer Park Boys” on Tuesday, April 21, at 7:00 p.m. in Room 101 of the library. The series is about life between prison terms.
Posted on 4/15/2015 3:19:47 PM
The Indiana Masters Swim Team, including Gian
Pagnucci, chair of IUP English, and Richard Norris, IUP grounds crew, finished in second place at the 2015
Allegheny Mountain YMCA/YWCA Masters Swimming Association Championship.
Posted on 4/14/2015 8:06:26 AM
Nick Katsiadas’s article, "Mytho-Auto-Bio: Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman,
the Romantics, and Shakespeare’s The Tempest," was accepted for
publication by Studies in Comics (SiC) for their upcoming issue.
Posted on 4/12/2015 2:33:57 PM
Melanie Holm presented at the 2015 annual meeting of the American
Society of Eighteenth Century Studies on
the mentorship and scholarship of Professor Michael McKeon, who is Board
of Governors Professor of English at Rutgers University.
Posted on 4/9/2015 10:55:34 AM
The English Department congratulates Kittiphong Praphan, a recent
graduate of the Graduate Studies in Literature and Criticism program, on
winning a 2015 Outstanding Graduate Student Research Award for his
dissertation, titled “Rice Culture, Buddhism, Wars, and Diaspora: Mutual
Legacies in Heterogeneity in Southeast Asian American and Diasporic
Posted on 4/8/2015 8:00:13 AM
Gloria Park’s article appears
in Journal of Pedagogic Development’s March 2015 issue.
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“Donnie Darko” will be the next film screened by the English Dept.
Student Film Series. The showing will be in room 101 of the Library at
7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 8.
Posted on 4/2/2015 4:13:22 PM
Lilia Savova’s presentation at the 2015 convention reflects her research on the linguistic analysis of texts,
both original and plagiarized, and showcases the pedagogical
approach she developed and applied in her teaching.
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Todd Thompson (associate professor of English, MA coordinator) and
Jessica Showalter (recent graduate of the PhD in the Literature and
Criticism program) published an edited, online edition of “Satire in Circulation: James Russell Lowell’s ‘Letter from a
Volunteer in Saltillo’” in the journal Scholarly Editing.
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In a continuation of the IUP English Department’s Colloquium
Series on video games as literature, Josh Begley held a discussion
about “Batman: Arkham City” on March 18, 2015.
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Usree Bhattacharya, Department of English, presented on a panel at AAAL) 2015 which theorized
citizenship as a process of inclusion and exclusion leading to the
creation of illegitimate hierarchies.
Posted on 3/25/2015 4:50:27 PM
Veronica Watson’s co-edited collection, Unveiling Whiteness in the 21st Century: Global Manifestations, Transdisciplinary Interventions,
together seasoned and emerging scholars from seven countries and 10
disciplinary areas to intervene in the ideologies of whiteness in our
Posted on 3/24/2015 11:00:43 AM
This Saturday, March 28, starting at 8:00am in the Kovalchick Conference and Athletic Complex, the English Graduate Organization (EGO) will host its annual interdisciplinary conference.
Posted on 3/23/2015 3:06:46 PM
From 6:30 - 7:30pm, March 25 in the Leonard Lounge (room 113) Sigma Tau Delta Writing Workshop Series will hold its first of four writing workshop planned for Spring, 2015: Flash Memoir, facilitated by Assistant Professor of English, Daniel J. Weinstein.
Posted on 3/23/2015 12:59:48 PM
Bryna Siegel Finer, Department of English, presented as part of a roundtable that explored the consequences of researching literacies with(in) communities outside of the composition classroom, while discussing the interdisciplinary inspiration for methodological choices throughout.
Posted on 3/22/2015 9:00:09 PM
The Writing Program at IUP is proud to present author and editor Ladette
Randolph presenting a series of short talks on writing and publishing
on Friday, March 27, in Nicholson Library of Leonard Hall.
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Current English film track major Travis Smith will be entering the
master’s degree program in Film Studies at the University of Buffalo in fall 2015. While at IUP, Travis has enjoyed many film studies courses,
including History on Film; Gender and Sexuality in Film and Literature;
and The Great War in Film and Literature. He has also done most of the
scheduling for the English Undergraduate Film Series.
Posted on 3/3/2015 2:14:51 PM
Kenneth Sherwood’s article “Distanced Sounding: ARLO as a Tool for the
Analysis and Visualization of Versioning Phenomena Within Poetry Audio”
has been published by Jacket 2, a serial sponsored by the University of Pennsylvania Center for Programs in Contemporary Writing.
Posted on 3/2/2015 11:05:20 PM
The English Department Film Series will continue Wednesday, March 4, at 7 p.m. in Library room 101 with a screening of Se7en, an intense thriller from 1995 with Morgan Freeman, Brad Pitt, and Kevin Spacey. Admission and snacks are free, and attendance vouchers will be provided.
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Steven Pearlman, director of Interdisciplinary Writing and Reasoning at
the University of Saint Joseph in Connecticut, will come to the IUP
campus and give a talk on how we teach thinking on March 26 in the HUB Monogahela Room.
Posted on 2/25/2015 4:42:50 PM
David Downing, director of Graduate Studies in Literature and Criticism,
had his 2009 essay, “What Does Neoliberalism Have to Do with Research
Writing?” re-published in the 100th-anniversary celebration issue of Radical Teacher.
Posted on 2/25/2015 4:37:47 PM
John Hoppenthaler, author of numerous poems in magazines and three collections of poetry from Carnegie Mellon Press, will read from his most recent book, “Domestic Garden,” in the Kipp Gallery of Sprowls Hall, followed by a Q&A.
Posted on 2/12/2015 11:56:58 PM
Megan Oldman will host a free showing of episodes from the cult favorite comedy series “Broad City” in Room 101 of the Library on Wednesday, February 18, at 7:00 p.m.
Posted on 2/12/2015 10:39:01 AM
The English Department’s Publication Celebration
will be held Thursday, February 12, from 4:30 until about 6:00 p.m. in the
Allegheny Room in the HUB. Students are invited to attend.
Posted on 2/9/2015 11:02:01 AM
O. Salako’s article, “Marginalized Labeling: An Evaluation of English
Speaking Africans Classified as ESL Students,” appeared in the
well-respected International Journal of Language and Linguistics. It discusses the placement of African students whose first language is English in ESL classes in the U.S.
Posted on 2/4/2015 2:50:50 PM
Dan Weinstein and Gloria Park’s article “Helping Students Connect:
Architecting Learning Spaces for Experiential and Transactional
Reflection” has been published in the November 2015 issue of the Journal of Pedagogic Development.
Posted on 1/21/2015 8:52:40 AM
Tom Slater of the English Department and the IUP Center for Film Studies
has created a Facebook page for the Center designed to encourage
contributions from everyone in the IUP community and their friends.
Posted on 1/16/2015 11:05:39 AM
Lilia Savova participated in the review of U.S. Fulbright applications for the academic year 2014–15. Her work was part of the English Teaching Assistants international program, which is one of several Fulbright U.S. student programs.
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Usree Bhattacharya has been selected as a Concha Delgado Gaitan CAE Presidential Fellow for 2014-2015.
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Tanya Heflin (Department of English) attended the University of
Virginia’s Rare Book School in order to workshop the Women’s Diary
Posted on 11/29/2014 4:24:58 PM
Tanya Heflin (Department of English) served as
presiding officer of Autobiography for the fourth year at the 112th
annual PAMLA conference in Riverside, California.
Posted on 11/29/2014 4:23:13 PM
Tanya Heflin (Department of English) presented a paper, “Minds in the
Gutter: Psychological Self-Exposure in Graphic Memoir,” at the 112th
annual PAMLA conference in Riverside, California.
Posted on 11/29/2014 4:20:54 PM
Tanya Heflin (Department of English) presented a paper, “‘Neither a wild
Indian, nor a tame one’: Zitkala-Ša’s Outsider Activism,” at the 16th
annual Modernist Studies Association conference.
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The title of the presentation is Meeting the Demands of an Increasing and Cultural Diversity: Preparing Teachers to Teach English as an Additional Language: A Critical Look at the US, the State, and the PASSHE, and the presentation focuses on Park's ongoing National TESOL study and subsequent institutional case study of IUP's MA TESOL program.
Posted on 11/19/2014 8:42:45 AM
Daniel Weinstein gave a presentation, "Inside the Mind of an
Improvisational Writer" at the 2014 World Conference of the Applied
Improvisation Network in Austin, Texas.
Posted on 11/13/2014 6:05:06 PM
The Dude still abides. Watch this free movie in the IUP Library at 7:00 p.m.
Posted on 11/13/2014 3:57:47 PM
An article by Lynn Shelly was the lead article in the November/December issue of Writing Lab Newsletter, a publication of the International Writing Centers Association.
Posted on 11/13/2014 11:56:39 AM
Michael T. Williamson (Department of English) presented
"Communism and Irresolvable Mobility in Eric Ambler's Background to
Danger and Martha Gelhorn's A Stricken Field."
Posted on 11/13/2014 11:32:33 AM
Michael Williamson co-chaired a seminar,
“Representing the Second World War, Genocide, the Holocaust: Modernist
Confluences and Divisions,” at the 16th annual Modernist Studies
Posted on 11/13/2014 11:30:10 AM
This comedy will be shown on Thursday in Room 101 of the library. The movie starts at 7:00 p.m., and snacks, drinks, and attendance vouchers will be provided.
Posted on 11/11/2014 8:42:15 AM
Want to learn how to handle the growing pile of e-mails in your inbox?
Want to finally run your work schedule instead of it running you? This large group presentation that will cover general principles of time and
task management in a realistic, down-to-earth fashion on Wednesday, November 12.
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Patrick Bizzaro, Department of English, presented his paper, “A Wild and Dynamic Dance: English Studies Twerks into the Deep Universe,” at the EAPSU meeting on October 3, 2014.
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Owen Wilson is obsessed with Paris in the 1920s
and the Lost Generation of writers. He magically returns to meet them in
Woody Allen’s “Midnight in Paris,” showing in Stapleton Library.
Posted on 10/24/2014 10:56:53 AM
Chauna Craig’s (English Department) creative nonfiction essay, “Death of a Thousand Cuts,” appears in the current issue of Lime Hawk Review.
Posted on 10/23/2014 9:18:33 AM
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There will be a free showing of Martin Scorsese’s Raging Bull on Thursday, October 16, at 7:00 p.m. in the IUP library.
Posted on 10/15/2014 9:07:03 AM
Chauna Craig, Department of English, presented "Bees Buzzing Between Window Panes: Developing Student Attention Through Metaphor" at the Sixth Annual Conference of the Association for Contemplative Mind in Higher Education.
Posted on 10/13/2014 2:25:53 PM
Curt Porter has coauthored a study on art-based language pedagogy for the September issue of English Teaching: Practice & Critique.
Posted on 10/13/2014 9:23:47 AM
Join us for a reading by novelist Robert Bausch on Monday, October 20, at 4:00 p.m. in Nicholson Library, room 112, Leonard Hall.
Posted on 10/13/2014 8:29:42 AM
Learn about technical writing by attending a Technical Writing Workshop featuring members of the IUP English faculty who know what it means to write to spec.
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An article by Stephan Schaffrath, temporary faculty member in both the English Department and the Department of Developmental Studies, has been republished in the anthology Contemporary Literary Criticism.
Posted on 10/1/2014 11:31:47 AM
IUP English faculty, staff, and students are invited to the annual English Department Networking Event on Thursday, October 2.
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English Graduate Organization students
will host a workshop on graphic novels, this year’s featured genre for
national Banned Books Week events, on Thursday, September 25.
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A lively group of librarians, professors, and students will discuss what
should be done with library books that contain plagiarized content, as
part of IUP’s Banned Books Week program. The discussion will take place
Monday, September 22, 2014, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. in the HUB Ohio Room.
Posted on 9/19/2014 7:46:55 AM
Laura Ragsdale, English-Writing Studies, was featured in the national music magazine CMJ. Ragsdale, former DJ and music director at WIUP, synthesized her work in an independent study in English and practicum in Communications Media this past spring to develop and sustain a regular blog, Unclaimed Baggage, on contemporary music and to write a guide for college radio music directors.
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English professor Curt Porter has published a peer-reviewed article on wiki use for collaborative course design in the September issue of STEM Journal, an international journal on the use of multimedia in language instruction.
Posted on 9/11/2014 1:35:30 PM
Film Studies major Travis Smith will introduce Gus Van Sant’s Good Will Hunting on Thursday, September 18, in Room 101 of Stabley Library.
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Dr. Chauna Craig, Department of English,
is one of 10 mentors selected for Writer to Writer, a pilot mentoring
program sponsored by the Association of Writers and Writing Programs.
Posted on 9/3/2014 1:56:35 PM
Dr. Michael T. Williamson (English) delivered a paper, “Doubled Crossings: Yiddish Writers Respond to the Treaty of Non-Aggression Between Germany and Russia,” at the international conference of the Space Between Society, Institute of English Studies, University of London, July 17-19, 2014.
Posted on 9/3/2014 1:42:47 PM
Dr. L. Savova has been invited as visiting professor at Shanghai International Studies University (SISU).
Posted on 9/3/2014 11:07:14 AM
Lilia Savova has been invited to serve on the Fulbright National
Screening Committee, screening applicants to
several European countries. This is the third time Savova has been asked to serve on the national committee.
Posted on 9/3/2014 10:38:22 AM
The September 2014 special issue of TESOL Journal,
co-edited by Gloria Park and Sarah Henderson Lee, includes articles by other members of IUP’s Composition and
TESOL program: Curtis Porter, Ann Amicucci, and IUP alumni Jocelyn Amevuvor and
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The IUP English Department is now accepting applications for the fall
2015 cohort for the TESOL Graduate Certificate of Recognition program:
18 credits in two semesters.
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Daniel J. Weinstein presented a workshop, “Freely, Aptly, Deeply: Sensitizing Student Writers to a Transcendent Vision of Textuality” at the 2014 Annual Conference of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning.
Posted on 8/15/2014 11:23:58 AM
English professor Tom Slater will be nominated for a stipend of $6,000 by Dr. Tim Mack, dean of the School of Graduate Studies and Research.
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