English and Journalism

Fall 2011 News & Events

  • Dec 7: Film Club movie screening, Simpkins Hall 220, 7pm, Troll 2, 1990.
  • Dec 1: Rebekah Buchanan will present the CITR workshop “Writing in the Disciplines: Working with Students on Advanced Academic Argument” in Malpass 180, 2-3 pm. Read description and register.
  • Nov 30: Barbara Ashwood-Gegas and Magdelyn Helwig will present the CITR workshop “Using Low-Stakes Creative Writing Assignments to Engage Students” in Malpass 180, 2-3 pm. Read description and register.
  • Nov 30: Film Club movie screening, Simpkins Hall 220, 7pm, Insomnia, 1997.
  • Nov 16: Film Club movie screening, Simpkins Hall 220, 7pm, Potiche, 2010.
  • Nov 10: Sigma Tau Delta's Visiting Speaker, Stephen Reichert. Q&A at 4 pm in the University Writing Center, Simpkins 341. Lecture at 7 pm in the University Union Lincoln Room.
  • Nov 9: NCTE pairs with Pizza Hut-NCTE will receive 20% of sales when you present our flyer at the time of purchase 5-9pm. Flyers will be in faculty and staff mail boxes soon.
  • Nov 8-10: NCTE bake sale, 10am - 2pm. Northwest entrance of Simpkins Hall. Order forms for pies in faculty and staff mail boxes.
  • Nov 5: Sigma Tau Delta will hold its second "Dinner & Conversations" potluck dinner starting at 6:00 pm, hosted by Professor Shazia Rahman.
  • Nov 2: Film Club movie screening, Simpkins Hall 220, 7pm, Harold and Maude, 1971.
  • Oct 26: Fall Journalism Day's keynote presentation: Public Relations: Preparing You for a Bright Future. Joe Poulos from Edelman Public Relations Firm. University Union's Sandburg Theatre, 11am-12pm.
  • Oct 21-22: 8th Annual English Graduate Organization (EGO) Conference. Intersections: Literature, Technology, Science. Read about the conference theme and keynote speakers.
  • Oct 20: The Fall 2011 Fred Ewing & Lola Austin Case Visiting Writer, Susan Power, reading from her forthcoming book, Our Lady of a New World, at 7 pm in the Sherman Hall auditorium, 3rd floor.
  • Oct 19: The Fall 2011 Fred Ewing & Lola Austin Case Visiting Writer, Susan Power, interview and Q&A at 4:30 pm in the University Writing Center, Simpkins 341.
  • Oct 19: Film Club movie screening, Simpkins Hall 220, 7pm, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, 1975.
  • Oct 5: Film Club movie screening, Simpkins Hall 220, 7pm, Candyman, 1992.
  • Oct 4: Jacque Wilson-Jordan, Christy Wherley, and Barb Harroun will present the CITR workshop “The Classroom as Learning Community: Using Drafting and Peer Review to Engage Students and Improve Writing” in Malpass 180, 12-1 pm. Read description and register.
  • Sept 30: Sigma Tau Delta will hold its first "Dinner & Conversations" potluck dinner starting at 6:00 pm, hosted by Professor Rebekah Buchanan. Read more.
  • Sept 22: Bradley Dilger will present the CITR workshop "Responding effectively and efficiently to writing assignments" in Malpass 180, 11am-12pm. Read description and register.
  • Sept 21: Film Club movie screening, Simpkins Hall 220, 7pm, Catfish, 2010.
  • Sept 16: Meeting of the Graduate Faculty. 3pm, Simpkins 014.
  • Sept 15: Mary Olive Woods Lecture, given by Mary Taves. 7:30 pm, University Union Grand Ballroom. This is the first event in the program, "Imagination and Meaning: Discovering the Humanities."
  • Sept 12: Pre-lecture panel to discuss the topic of Mary Tave's lecture, “Playing Fair with Other People’s Religions: Science, History, and Claims of Revelation.” 3:30-5:00 pm, University Union Lincoln Room.
  • Sept 7: Film Club movie screening, Simpkins Hall 220, 7pm, The Fountain, 2006.
  • Sept 1: The University Library's first Listening Party this semester will be hosted by Rebekah Buchanan of the English & Journalism Department. Leslie F. Malpass Library, room 180. 12-1 pm.
  • Aug 22: Fall 2011 classes begin.
  • Aug 19: Graduate Student Program Orientation, 2-4:40pm, 341 Simpkins Hall.
  • Aug 18: 2011 Fall Faculty Assembly, 10am, University Union Grand Ballroom
  • Aug 18: English Graduate Organization (EGO) potluck picnic for grad students, faculty, staff, and family/friends. Everly Park, Valleybrook shelter. 6-9pm.
  • Aug 17: New Teaching Assistant Orientation, 8:30-1:15, University Union Capitol Rooms. View the schedule here.