Category: Graduate Student News

Research Excellence Award (REA) and Teaching Excellence Awards (TEA) Recipients

Congratulations to the following graduate students for their awards in research and teaching: SUMMER 2019 Research Excellence Awards Yongkook Won, Applied Linguistics & Technology, Major Professor — Gary Ockey SPRING 2019 Research Excellence Awards Emily Horner, Creative Writing & Environment, Major Professor — KL Cook   Sonca Vo, Applied Linguistics & Technology, Major Professor — … Continue reading Research Excellence Award (REA) and Teaching Excellence Awards (TEA) Recipients

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.

PhD Student in Rhetoric & Professional Communication Wins Best Student Paper

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

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