Sarah Burke (2013) was recently awarded the Cider Press Review Editors’ Prize for her poetry collection, “Blueprints.” The manuscript was Sarah’s thesis when she graduated from the MFA program in 2013. The book has a tentative release date of August 2019.
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, 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…
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.
Krista Klocke won best student paper from the American Society for the History of Rhetoric Organization at the National Communication Association conference in Salt Lake City in November. Krista also presented the paper, titled “Sacred Kairos and Secular Chronos: Angelina Grimke’s Negotiation of the Temporal and Eternal in the ‘Pennsylvania Hall Address,” in the “Virtue, … Continue reading PhD Student in Rhetoric & Professional Communication Wins Best Student Paper
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 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
Matthew Baker, a PhD graduate in the Rhetoric and Professional Communication program, won the Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award earlier this year at the Association for Business Communication’s 83rd Annual International Conference. This award is presented annually to the outstanding dissertation or thesis in the area of business communication written as part of a doctoral program. … Continue reading Matthew Baker, PhD graduate in RPC, wins Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award