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Fall 2006 News & Events

News

In Fall 2006, we welcomed five new professors: Roberta Di Carmine (film), Amy Patrick (rhetoric and composition), Lisa Kernek (journalism), Scott Sievers (journalism), and Rich Moreno (advisor for Western Courier). See our Fall 2006 newsletter for profiles.

Events

  • Wed Dec 13: Retirement potluck lunch for Hallie Lemon, 11:30-1:00pm, Simpkins 025.
  • Wed Dec 13: Retirement reception for Tom and Kate Joswick, 5:00-7:00pm, Lamoine Room, University Union. (Program at 5:45pm.)
  • Fri Dec 8: Writing faculty holiday party, 5:00pm, Aurelio's Pizza.
  • Thu Dec 7: Society for Professional Journalists (SPJ) with guest speakers Cindy Canary and Ray Cory. Pizza, too! 5:30-7:00pm, Simpkins 027.

November

  • Thu Nov 30: Creative Writing Reading: Erika Wurth and Sarah Williams, 7:00pm, University Writing Center.
  • Thu Nov 30: Faculty: a candidate for the Journalism media law position is visiting. Please attend the events; contact Mohammad Siddiqi for details.
  • Wed Nov 29: SPJ elections, 5:00pm, Western Courier offices.
  • Wed Nov 29: National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) elections, 4:30pm, Simpkins 119.
  • Wed Nov 29: Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA), 4:30pm, Simpkins 120.
  • Tue Nov 28: EGO, 4:00pm, University Writing Center.
  • Wed Nov 15: Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA), 4:30pm, Simpkins 120.
  • Nov. 10-11: Third Annual EGO Conference, "Representations of Indigenous Identity: Constructions of Authenticity." Keynote speaker: Prof. Michael Loudon, Eastern Illinois University.
  • Wed Nov 8: Faculty meeting, 3:30pm, Simpkins 014.
  • Wed Nov 8: Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA), 4:30pm, Simpkins 120.
  • Thu Nov 2: Craft Talk by Helen Humphreys, Case Visiting Writer. 4:30pm, Simpkins 341.
  • Wed Nov 1: Executive committee, 3:30pm. Send agenda items to Dave Boocker.

October

  • Tue Oct 31: Reading by Helen Humphreys, Case Visiting Writer. 7:00pm, University Art Gallery.
  • Mon Oct 30: Journalism Day, 9-12am.
  • Thu Oct 26: Magliocco Lecture, Dr. Linda Ray Pratt, "English Departments in an Age of Accountability," 7:00pm, University Art Gallery.
  • Wed Oct 25: National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) book sale, 9:00am-4:30pm, Simpkins first floor hallway.
  • Wed Oct 25: Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA), 4:30pm, Simpkins 120.
  • Tue Oct 24:National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) book sale, 9:00am-4:30pm, Simpkins first floor hallway.
  • Mon Oct 23: Professional development series: Curriculum Vita and Resume. Presented by Amy Patrick and Bradley Dilger. 5:30pm, Simpkins 214.
  • Wed Oct 18: PRSSA, 4:30pm, Simpkins 120.
  • Wed Oct 18: EGO, 4:00pm, University Writing Center.
  • Wed Oct 18: Graduate faculty meeting, 3:30pm, Simpkins 014.
  • Wed Oct 11: Faculty meeting. Guest: Dean Inessa Levi. 3:30pm, Simpkins 014.
  • Mon Oct 9: Manthia Diawara Film Screening & Lecture, 6:00pm, Morgan 109.
  • Wed Oct 4: Executive committee, time and location TBD.
  • Mon Oct 2: Professional development series: Graduate School. Presented by Chris Iwanicki and Bradley Dilger. 5:30pm, Simpkins 119.
  • Mon Oct 2: Elements meeting, 4:00pm, Simpkins 213.

September

  • Thu Sep 28: NCTE, upcoming events & portfolios. 4:30pm, Simpkins 014.
  • Wed Sep 27: PRSSA, guest speaker Dr. Ming Yi-Wu, PR professional. 4:15pm, Simpkins 120.
  • Mon Sep 26: English Graduate Organization (EGO) 4:00pm, University Writing Center.
  • Mon Sep 26: Elements literary magazine, 4:00pm, Simpkins 213.
  • Sep 20: Society for Professional Journalists (SPJ), 5:00pm, Western Courier offices.
  • Sep 20: Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA), 4:30pm, Simpkins 120.
  • Sep 20: Elements literary magazine, 3:00 & 4:00pm, Simpkins 213.
  • Sep 18: Professional development series: Careers for English Majors. Presented by Career Services. 5:30pm, Simpkins 119.
  • Sep 13:Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA), 4:30pm, Simpkins 120.
  • Sep 14: English Education portfolio workshop, 4:00pm, Simpkins 319.
  • Sep 13: Faculty meeting, 3:30pm, Simpkins 027.
  • Sep 13: English Education portfolio workshop, 4:00pm, Simpkins 319.
  • Sep 6: Executive committee, time and location TBD.

August

  • Aug 30: Faculty meeting, 3:30pm, Simpkins 014.
  • Aug 26: Welcome back party, 5:00pm, Evergreen Shelter, Everly Park.