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Andrea Flinn was recently awarded a Critical Language Scholarship

Andrea Flinn, PhD student in the Applied Linguistics and Technology program, was recently awarded a Critical Language Scholarship to study Arabic in Meknes, Morocco.  Because world events will prevent international travel this summer, she will instead be studying stateside at Middlebury College, where she’s earning her Master’s in Teaching Arabic to Speakers of Other Languages. … Continue reading Andrea Flinn was recently awarded a Critical Language Scholarship

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Roz Hirch — 2020 Departmental Research Grant Award Winner

Roz Hirch won the 2020 Departmental Research Grant Award Winner with her project: “What are Students Thinking?: Development of a Diagnostic English Grammar Test for Use in an ESL Classroom” Project Description: At a time when everyone seems to be developing speaking and writing tests, what place is there for a grammar test? While considerable attention … Continue reading Roz Hirch — 2020 Departmental Research Grant Award Winner

Krista Klocke interviewed by the American Society for the History of Rhetoric

Krista Klocke was interviewed by the American Society for the History of Rhetoric on her Outstanding Student Paper, “Sacred Kairos and Secular Chronos: Angelina Grimke’s Negotiation of the Temporal and Eternal in the ‘Pennsylvania Hall Address.’” She argues that understanding lessons from the history of rhetoric and applying them to current events, such as to … Continue reading Krista Klocke interviewed by the American Society for the History of Rhetoric

Cancelled–Novotny Lawrence selected to deliver LAS Dean’s Lecture

Unfortunately this has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 partial shutdown Beate Schmittmann, dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, selected Novotny Lawrence, associate professor in the Greenlee School of Journalism and the Department of English, to deliver the spring 2020 LAS Dean’s Lecture. Lawrence, who studies African American research in film and … Continue reading Cancelled–Novotny Lawrence selected to deliver LAS Dean’s Lecture

March 26, 2020, 8:00pm | Great Hall, Memorial Union
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Grammarly Pilot Program

Dr. Jim Ranalli, assistant professor in the Department of English, is helping ISU students and faculty make the most of Grammarly, the online writing enhancement tool. Iowa State began a one-year pilot of Grammarly in January 2020. All students and faculty can create a premium Grammarly account by following the instructions at MyCanvas Teacher or MyCanvas Student. The $57,000 … Continue reading Grammarly Pilot Program

Department of English Winter Break Hours

The Department of English will be following the plan listed below during winter break. December 23rd, Open 7:30-4PM December 24th-January 1st, Closed. The main number will be monitored for messages by Admin. Specialist Taylor Petersen; see below re: Dec. 26 January 2nd-10th, Open 7:30-4PM Points of contact will be Department Chair (Volker Hegelheimer) and Associate … Continue reading Department of English Winter Break Hours

December 23-January 2, 2019, 7:30-7:30am | Ross Hall & Curtiss Hall