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Stoyan Tchaprazov won a PEN/Heim Translation Fund Grant

Stoyan Tchaprazov won for his translation from Bulgarian of The Misunderstood Civilization, by Dobri Voinikov. From the judges’ citation: A caustic satire from 1871, Dobri Voinikov’s play The Misunderstood Civilization is an indictment of the drive to westernize in the years leading up to Bulgaria’s independence from the Ottoman Empire. Hadji Kosta, the protagonist of the play and … Continue reading Stoyan Tchaprazov won a PEN/Heim Translation Fund Grant

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Paul Kimumwe, Graduate Teaching Assistant in Rhetoric and Professional Communication, has a report published by the Collaboration on International ICT Policy for East and Southern Africa (CIPESA).

Paul Kimumwe, Graduate Teaching Assistant in Rhetoric and Professional Communication, has a report published by the Collaboration on International ICT Policy for East and Southern Africa (CIPESA).  “The State of Media Freedom and Journalists’ Safety in Africa 2022” was co-authored by Paul Kimumwe, Victor Kapiyo, Simone Toussi, and Dr. Wairagala Wakabi.  The report assesses the state of … Continue reading Paul Kimumwe, Graduate Teaching Assistant in Rhetoric and Professional Communication, has a report published by the Collaboration on International ICT Policy for East and Southern Africa (CIPESA).

Mica Meader, senior English, has been published in JUMP+.

Mica’s publication was originally created for English/Speech Comm 275, “Analysis of Popular Culture Texts.”  In her piece, “Environmental Justice in Animal Crossings New Horizons,” viewers get a tour of Mica Meader’s island in Animal Crossing designed to highlight problematic behaviors built into the game—behaviors that drive negative actions for which the player is rewarded. The tour … Continue reading Mica Meader, senior English, has been published in JUMP+.

Nergis Danis & Agata Guskaroska have Received the Teaching Excellence Award

Congratulations!  This award focuses on graduate students who go above and beyond their required teaching expectations by teaching extra courses, getting excellent marks in evaluations, or creating and leading their own courses. The award is given to multiple students each year. Recipients receive a certificate. Congratulations on the recognition of your outstanding work!

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Abram Anders won the Association of Business Communication’s “2022 Outstanding Article in the International Journal of Business Communication” award.

Abram Anders won the Association of Business Communication’s “2022 Outstanding Article in the International Journal of Business Communication” award for his “Human-Centered Leadership Development: A Communication-Based Approach for Promoting Authentic and Transformational Leadership” article.  This award recognizes an article that contributes significantly to scholarship, research, and/or pedagogy and demonstrates originality of thought and careful investigation. … Continue reading Abram Anders won the Association of Business Communication’s “2022 Outstanding Article in the International Journal of Business Communication” award.

The 19th Annual Technology for Second Language Learning Conference—the first hybrid-format conference—was held October 14 & 15

Learning English Online: Research for Course Design was the theme of the 19th Annual Technology for Second Language Learning Conference—the first hybrid-format conference—held by the applied linguistics and technology program in the Department of English. There were four keynote speakers: Amy Nunamaker from FHI360 and Kate Bain from the Online Professional English Network (OPEN) in … Continue reading The 19th Annual Technology for Second Language Learning Conference—the first hybrid-format conference—was held October 14 & 15

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Celebrate faculty and staff at LAS Fall Convocation and Awards Ceremony

Congratulations to the Department of English faculty and staff who were recognized at this Fall’s LAS Convocation and Awards Ceremony. LAS Award for Outstanding Achievement in Teaching Amy Walton Associate Teaching Professor Department of English LAS Award for Mid-Career Achievement in Research Evgeny Chukharev-Hudilainen Associate Professor Department of English LAS P&S Excellence Award Stacie Schaefer … Continue reading Celebrate faculty and staff at LAS Fall Convocation and Awards Ceremony