Category: English

Carol A. Chapelle awarded a Fulbright Distinguished Research Chair

Carol A. Chapelle, Distinguished Professor, Applied Linguistics and Technology, was awarded a Fulbright Distinguished Research Chair at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada, for the 2020-2021 academic year. She plans to engage with colleagues at Carleton on projects in technology-mediated language learning in order to help develop a book manuscript. The book will be a second … Continue reading Carol A. Chapelle awarded a Fulbright Distinguished Research Chair

CATEGORIES: ALT, Department News

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

CATEGORIES: Department News, TESL

Roz Hirch — 2020 Departmental Research Grant Award Winner

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

Brown Bag Colloquium

The Brown Bag Colloquium will be on this Friday, March 13th, from 12:00 – 1:00 PM in Ross Hall, Rm. 212. The presenters this week will be Dr. Chapelle and Dr. Ockey. They will be providing presentations for Language Assessment Research Conference (LARC 2020) on March 25th.   Attached are PDFs with each abstract. Please come … Continue reading Brown Bag Colloquium

March 13, 2020, 12:00-1:00pm | Ross 212

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 — Your One Wild & Precious Life — MFA Creative Writing & Environment Faculty Reading

Your One Wild & Precious Life — MFA Creative Writing & Environment Faculty Reading Part of The Pearl Hogrefe Visiting Writer Series 2019-2020 The MFA Faculty Spring 2020 reading takes its inspiration from the question posed in Mary Oliver’s poem, “The Summer Day,” which asks: “Tell me, what do you plan to do with your … Continue reading Cancelled — Your One Wild & Precious Life — MFA Creative Writing & Environment Faculty Reading

April 22, 2020, 7:00pm | Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

Cancelled — Sheryl St. Germain — Songs for a Son: On Lyricism, Addiction, and Recovery

Sheryl St. Germain — Songs for a Son: On Lyricism, Addiction, and Recovery Part of The Pearl Hogrefe Visiting Writer Series 2019-2020 Sheryl St. Germain is the author of several poetry collections including Making Bread at Midnight, How Heavy the Breath of God, The Journals of Scheherazade, Let it Be a Dark Roux: New and Selected Poems, and The … Continue reading Cancelled — Sheryl St. Germain — Songs for a Son: On Lyricism, Addiction, and Recovery

April 7, 2020, 6:00pm | Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

Rick Bass — The Traveling Feast: On the Road and At the Table with My Heroes

Rick Bass — The Traveling Feast: On the Road and At the Table with My Heroes Part of The Pearl Hogrefe Visiting Writer Series 2019-2020 Author and environmental activist, Rick Bass is the author of over two dozen books of fiction and nonfiction including Why I Came West, Ninemile Wolves, The Watch: Stories, All the Land to Hold … Continue reading Rick Bass — The Traveling Feast: On the Road and At the Table with My Heroes

February 18, 2020, 8:00pm | Gallery, Memorial Union