Emma Murray, a lecturer in the Department of English, has been awarded a 2021–2022 Iowa Artist Fellowship through the Iowa Arts Council and National Endowment for the Arts. For more information on the award, see the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs website. Congratulations, Emma!
Dr. Abram Anders, Director of ISUComm Foundation Courses was recently featured by the Iowa State Open & Affordable Education Committee in its faculty stories series: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kFRJ5XMJXvc Starting in Fall 2020, the ISUComm Foundation Courses program adopted low-cost Immediate Access options for its required textbooks for all sections of English 150 and English 250. This approach has allowed the program … Continue reading
Typography is an essential aspect of printmaking, graphic design and creative writing. Far too often however, students create in a digital format without understanding the connection between the work on a computer screen and the work as it exists in the world. The software, terminology, and even the letterforms that we use as we write … Continue reading A Collaboration with Design Wins a Miller Faculty Fellowship Award
Congratulations to the following graduate students in the Department of English who received their MA, MFA, or PhD degrees. This is a wonderful accomplishment. Best wishes as you take the next step in your journey!
K. L. Cook, Professor of English and Co-Coordinator of ISU’s MFA Program in Creative Writing & Environment, recently published three books in three different genres (essays, stories, and poems) in a rare triple-publication event. Marrying Kind, a collection of linked stories examining the people, places, and vocations we wed ourselves to, is Cook’s fourth book … Continue reading K.L. Cook’s Publishing Trifecta
In this talk, Nixon will address the current surge in environmental martyrdom against the backdrop of the resource wars in the Amazon and beyond. The talk will offer an international perspective on the value of our planet’s inhabited forests and the threats to their viability. Nixon asks: what is the relationship between the sacrificial figure … Continue reading Rob Nixon — Environmental Martyrs and the Fate of the Forest
October 28, 2019, 7:00pm | Sun Room, Memorial Union