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Linda Shenk won the Albert W. Fields award from the South-Central Renaissance Conference

Congratulations! Associate Professor Linda Shenk is the 2020 recipient of the Albert W. Fields award from the South-Central Renaissance Conference. The award is granted every year for the best article to appear in the SCRC’s journal, Explorations in Renaissance Culture. Her remarkable essay, “Praising Elizabeth I in Latin at Norwich (1578),” impressed the judges who … Continue reading Linda Shenk won the Albert W. Fields award from the South-Central Renaissance Conference

Emerging Writers Reading Series for March

Our readers this month will be Julia Bilek, Jordan Dunn, Emily Golden, and A’Ja Lyons. We hope you will be able to join us in hearing their wonderful work! If you have joined us for previous Emerging Writers readings, you will notice that this differs from past events, which were held on Thursdays. This semester, … Continue reading Emerging Writers Reading Series for March

March 23, 2021, 7:00pm | Online via Webex -- Contact Aimee Burch for the password

Allison Durazzi talks about ice cream and why she chose Rhetoric and Professional Communication

By Amanda Ortiz-Pellot Allison Durazzi, a third-year Ph.D. student in the Rhetorical and Professional Communication program at Iowa State University, has dedicated her research to uncover some of the practices and considerations that companies employ when commemorating notable figures or social issues through their products. In this article, she explains her efforts and dives into … Continue reading Allison Durazzi talks about ice cream and why she chose Rhetoric and Professional Communication

Allison Boyd Justus: An Afternoon of Poetry

Please join us for the Writing and Media Center’s second virtual Featured Author Series Event, “Allison Boyd Justus: An Afternoon of Poetry” on Friday April 9, 2-3pm. Allison Boyd Justus is a Graduate Communication Consultant at the WMC, graduating with her MFA in Creative Writing and Environment in May 2021. Her MFA thesis, the poetry … Continue reading Allison Boyd Justus: An Afternoon of Poetry

Friday, April 9, 2021, 2:00-3:00pm | Via Zoom

Nonfiction Publishing Panel

Please join us for the Writing and Media Center’s Featured Author Series Spring 2021 events. The first event is a “Non-Fiction Publishing Panel” featuring Ed Lyon, Dara T. Mathis, and Katharine A. Burnett. Register to attend at https://tinyurl.com/nonfictionpublishing.

March 22, 2021, 4:00-5:30pm | Via Zoom
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Abram Anders & Amy Walton win a Miller Faculty Fellowship Award

Abram Anders and Amy Walton have received a Miller Faculty Fellowship Award for their initiative working with the ISUComm Foundation Courses (ENGL 150/250). They asked two questions: “What if we could assess students’ foundational communication skills across the sequence of ISUComm Foundation Courses and understand the impact of these courses on students’ academic performance and … Continue reading Abram Anders & Amy Walton win a Miller Faculty Fellowship Award