Category: English

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Dr. Linda Shenk received a grant from the Center for Global and Regional Environmental Research

Dr. Linda Shenk received a grant from the Center for Global and Regional Environmental Research for her project “Co-producing Climate Storylines with Women Landowners in Iowa.” Led by Dr. Shenk, this project creates and tests a storytelling-based framework that allows researchers, community partners, and women landowners in Iowa (some of agriculture’s potentially influential yet silenced … Continue reading Dr. Linda Shenk received a grant from the Center for Global and Regional Environmental Research

CATEGORIES: Department News, English

Lydia Lee will be a Visiting Student at the University of Oxford at Lady Margaret Hall (one of Oxford’s 45 colleges).

She applied to study at the University of Oxford through Arcadia University, one of Iowa State’s affiliated study abroad institutions. Arcadia sent her application directly to the Visiting Student department at Lady Margaret Hall, which is the specific college she decided to apply to. The application process involved submitting about 25 pages of written academic … Continue reading Lydia Lee will be a Visiting Student at the University of Oxford at Lady Margaret Hall (one of Oxford’s 45 colleges).

Anne Kretsinger-Harries, Katie Fulton, and Claire Kruesel earn QM Certification for Speech Communication 212

Quality Matters (QM) is a national, faculty-centered, peer-review process for assessing and improving the quality of online courses.  QM-certified courses have strong learning outcomes, a navigable online environment, a clear plan for instructor presence and communication, and effective alignment of course goals, assignments, and instructional materials.  Speech Communication 212 (Fundamentals of Public Speaking) received a … Continue reading Anne Kretsinger-Harries, Katie Fulton, and Claire Kruesel earn QM Certification for Speech Communication 212

Rachel Mans McKenny’s, (MA English), novel “The Butterfly Effect” has been chosen as the adult selection for the 2022 All Iowa Reads program.

Rachel Mans McKenny’s, (MA English), novel “The Butterfly Effect” has been chosen as the adult selection for the 2022 All Iowa Reads program. From the Iowa Center for the Book website — “Established in 2003, the All Iowa Reads program is one of the first projects to be provided by the Iowa Center for the … Continue reading Rachel Mans McKenny’s, (MA English), novel “The Butterfly Effect” has been chosen as the adult selection for the 2022 All Iowa Reads program.

CATEGORIES: ALT, Department Events

ALT Brown Bag for December

“A Systemic Functional Linguistic Analysis of Governor Press Conferences Related To Covid-19: An Appraisal Approach” by Denise Coberly and also a panel on language learning by Andrea Flinn, Kate Challis, and Connie Kim.

December 3, 2021, 12:00pm
CATEGORIES: ALT, Department Events

ALT Brown Bag for November

“Midlevel matters: Advice for 3rd year and beyond”  A panel by Leyla Karatay, Reza Neiriznaghadehi, Shireen Baghestani, and Hardi Prasetyo.

November 5, 2021, 12:00pm

Reception for Janet Anderson-Hsieh, professor emerita of English

Please join us for a special reception thanking Janet Anderson-Hsieh, professor emerita of English, for establishing the Janet Anderson-Hsieh, Ph.D. Graduate Scholarship in Applied Linguistics. Remarks from Janet Anderson-Hsieh and Volker Hegelheimer at 3:30 p.m.  Participants will be asked to follow the current Cyclones Care protocols related to Covid-19. All visitors to campus are encouraged … Continue reading Reception for Janet Anderson-Hsieh, professor emerita of English

November 3, 2021, 3:15-4:15pm | Troxel Hall Atrium -- 619 Farm House Ln, Ames, IA 50011