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Deb Young wins the Research-Based Project Award at the University of Northern Iowa Community Engagement Celebration Day

On April 19, 2019, Deb Dimond Young (RPC) and her colleague Rachel Morgan received the Research-Based Project Award at the University of Northern Iowa Community Engagement Celebration Day for her project “Let Us Tell Your Story: Critical Service-Learning and Student Understanding of Audience.” Community Engagement Celebration Day is an annual event honoring all community engagement … Continue reading Deb Young wins the Research-Based Project Award at the University of Northern Iowa Community Engagement Celebration Day

The Pearl Hogrefe Visiting Writer Series & Signal Poetry Festival

The Pearl Hogrefe Visiting Writer Series is partnering with the  to feature two invited poets, Lee Ann Roripaugh & Indigo Moor, for events on Friday, September 13th Informal Craft Lecture 2:00 – 3:30 PM Ross 212   Signal Poetry Festival Reading, featuring poets, Indigo Moor & Lee Ann Roripaugh 7:00 PM Ames Public Library   … Continue reading The Pearl Hogrefe Visiting Writer Series & Signal Poetry Festival

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, her 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