College of Arts and Sciences

Fall 2005 News & Events

*View the Fall 2005 Department Newsletter

Nov 15: PRSSA speaker
Broadcasting instructor Don Norton, on the public relations business. Simpkins 327, 4:00pm.

Nov 15: “Contemporary Media, Democracy, and Freedom in the Age of Globalization,” Mohammad A. Siddiqi
12:30 to 1:30 pm, Western Art Gallery.

Nov 11-12: Second annual English Graduate Organization conference
“Rethinking Canonicity.” Keynote speaker: Rhoda Janzen, Hope College.

Nov 9: Faculty Meeting
Simpkins 014, 3:30pm.

Nov 8: Writing faculty meeting
Simpkins 014, 3:30pm.

Oct 31 through Nov 5: Selah Saterstrom
was the Case Visiting Writer.

Oct 28: EGO
4:00, University Writing Center.

Oct 27: Sigma Tau Delta reading
Student Lounge, 4:00pm.

Oct 26 and 27: NCTE Book Sale
first floor hallway, 9:00-2:00.

Oct 26: Faculty Meeting with Provost Joseph Rollo
3:30pm, Simpkins 014.

Oct 25: WAF
5:00pm, Union Algonquin Room.

Oct 19: Society for Professional Journalists
4:00pm, Simpkins 019.

Oct 19: PRSSA
:30pm, Simpkins 327.

Oct 12: Faculty Meeting
3:30pm, Simpkins 014.

Oct 5: Writing faculty meeting
location TBD, 3:30pm.

Oct 3: EGO
student-faculty gathering, Sullivan-Taylor Coffee House, 7:00pm.

Sep 28: NCTE
4:00pm, Simpkins 014.

Sep 27: Western Advertising Federation
5:00pm, Union Algonquin Room.

Sep 27: Elements interest meeting
5:00pm, Simpkins 014.

Sep 26: Professional development seminar: David Banash
“Applying to Graduate Programs.”
5:30-8:00pm, Simpkins 027.

Sep 21 & 22: English Education Portfolio Workshops
Simpkins 027, 4:15-5:00pm.

Sep 21: Public Relations Student Society of America
Simpkins 208, 4pm.

Sep 21: Society of Professional Journalists
Simpkins 019, 3pm.

Sep 14-17: Dealing with Difference Institute
including Henry Giroux, Donaldo Macedo, and Benjamin Barber.

Sep 15: Illinois' Poet Laureate Kevin Stein at WIU

7pm lecture and reading in the Tri States Public Radio Performance Studio

Sep 14: Faculty Meeting
3:30pm, Simpkins 014.

Sep 14: NCTE meeting
4:30pm, Simpkins 014.

Sep 12: Professional development seminar
“Careers for English & Journalism Majors: Preparing the Résumé and Cover Letter.” 5:30-8:00, Simpkins 027.

Sep 7: Karen Mann, Hallwas Liberal Arts Lecture
Union Grand Ballroom, 7:30pm.

Sep 1: Congratulations to English major Jessica Starr
Jessica was awarded a scholarship from University Women.

Aug 31: Faculty Meeting
Simpkins 014, 3:30pm.

Aug 27: Department Party
Glenwood Park Stone Shelter, 5:00pm.

Aug 18:
Quite a few of our faculty recently earned tenure, promotion, or other University recognition.

July 10: We are saddened to hear of the passing of Jai Hyon Lee
Lee retired from the department in 2001.