Debra Marquart Receives LAS Dean’s Faculty Fellow in the Arts, Named Distinguished Professor

Professor Debra Marquart received the 2019-2020 Liberal Arts and Sciences Dean’s Faculty Fellow in the Arts.  This award is designed to further enhance the visibility and reputation of high-performing faculty in the creative and performing arts. Professor Marquart was also named Distinguished Professor, which is awarded for exemplary performance in research and/or creative activities as … Continue reading Debra Marquart Receives LAS Dean’s Faculty Fellow in the Arts, Named Distinguished Professor

Emily Grzywacz Presents at MLA Conference

Emily Grzywacz, MA student in English Literature, presented her paper, “Echoing Trauma between Body and Place in Beloved“, at the 2019 MLA Annual Convention January 3-6, 2019 in Chicago. The panel, Polluted, Revolting, Alien Nature: An Ecohorror Roundtable, was sponsored by ASLE. Emily stated, “The 2019 MLA Annual Convention provided me with invaluable opportunities to … Continue reading Emily Grzywacz Presents at MLA Conference

Second Year MFA Student Crystal Stone Publications, Tedx Talk

Second year MFA student, Crystal Stone, has been busy publishing this year, as well as giving a Tedx talk!  Check out her great work this year at the following links. https://poetry.arizona.edu/blog/defense-timely-rather-timeless-poetry?fbclid=IwAR3iMJv99aRlWCgqrO5WJ6orDs-3H32GK34ANbLAE1dCog2lhweRSfhC9cA http://www.drunkmonkeys.us/…/poetry-take-it-from-a-rufous-c… http://www.drunkmonkeys.us/…/2/poetry-first-fig-crystal-sto… https://occulum.net/20…/8/…/transformation-by-crystal-stone/ https://newversenews.blogspot.com/…/fox-news-remembers-aret…

Keygan Sands Delivers Paper in Czech Republic

Second year MFA student, Keygan Sands, delivered a paper, “Apocalyptic Visions: N. K. Jemisin’s The Stone Sky and the Sociocultural Origins of the Anthropocene” at a conference on Fantasy and Myth in the Anthropocene in October 2018.  The International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts was the sponsoring organization for the conference.

Anik Chartrand Presenting at British Commonwealth & Postcolonial Studies Conference

Anik Chartrand, MA student in English Literature, will be presenting her paper titled “Abandonment Issues in the Neglected Village and In the Castle of My Skin” at the British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference (BCPS) in Savannah, Georgia, February 15-16, 2019. The paper is a psychological critique on George Lamming’s Caribbean novel, In the Castle of … Continue reading Anik Chartrand Presenting at British Commonwealth & Postcolonial Studies Conference

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Professor Karla Ruden’s Learning Community Features Design Analysis Assignment

In Karla Ruden’s English 150 Common Threads Learning Community, there is stressed analysis of design features of buildings and artwork on campus in Assignment #4. The students are then encouraged to think of art in textiles or clothing they would be designing or that others had designed. The photo features a mini cocktail dress designed in the ’80s by Oleg Cassini. Peyton Chilton, a Common Threads … Continue reading Professor Karla Ruden’s Learning Community Features Design Analysis Assignment

Zara Chowdhary wins prized Parent-Writer Fellowship

Zara Chowdhary won the prized Parent-Writer Fellowship at the 2018 Writing Conference at Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing.  The Parent-Writer Fellowships are intended to give parents the time and financial support to devote a week to themselves and their writing. Zara shared, “I just got back from the 2018 Writing Conference at Martha’s Vineyard … Continue reading Zara Chowdhary wins prized Parent-Writer Fellowship

PhD RPC Students, Tina Coffelt Present at ABC Conference

PhD students in the Rhetoric and Professional Communication program (L-R) Bremen Vance, Mariah Kemp, Amanda Arp, Samantha Cosgrove, George Standifer, and Associate Professor Tina Coffelt presented Measuring Business Communication: Including Diverse Skills at the Association for Business Communication (ABC) conference in Miami, FL October 24-26, 2018.  Bremen Vance and Samantha Cosgrove also received Graduate Student … Continue reading PhD RPC Students, Tina Coffelt Present at ABC Conference