English and Journalism

Fall 2008 News & Events

In memoriam

We are very sad to hear of the death of Journalism student Dameris Bagwell. Our best wishes go to her friends and family.

We are searching for a tenure-track professor of English, specializing in creative writing, and for department chairperson.

Fall 2008 Newsletter

Fall 2008 Newsletter (PDF).

Course descriptions

Descriptions for Fall 2008 courses have been posted. Links are PDFs.

Past events

  • Dec 15-19: Exam week.
  • Thu Dec 12: Chair search events.
  • Fri Dec 11: Chair search events.
  • Fri Dec 5: Chair search events.
  • Thu Dec 4: Chair search events.
  • Thu Dec 4: Memorial service for Dameris Bagwell, near Lake Ruth, 5pm. Gathering in Alumni House to follow.
  • Tue Dec 2: Chair search events.
  • Mon Dec 1: Chair search events.
  • Wed Nov 12: Faculty meeting, Simpkins 327, noon. Canceled
  • Sat Nov 15: Bill Knight's presentation and reading, New Copperfield's Booksellers, 10:00 a.m.
  • Tues Nov 18: NCTE Bake Sale.
  • Sun Nov 9: EGO conference keynote, Dr. Martha Stoddard Holmes, “Cancer Comix: Narrating Cancer Through Sequential Art,” University Union Lincoln Room, 2:00pm.
  • Sat Nov 8 & Sun Nov 9: EGO conference, University Union. Full schedule. (PDF)
  • Sat Nov 8: EGO conference reception, Wine Sellers, South Side Square. 5:30pm.
  • Wed Nov 5: Faculty meeting, Simpkins 027, noon.
  • Thu Oct 30: Case Visiting Writer Eden Robinson: Q&A, University Writing Center, 4:00pm.
  • Thu Oct 30: Case Visiting Writer Eden Robinson: Public reading, University Art GAllery, 7:00pm.
  • Wed Oct 29: Faculty meeting, Simpkins 027, noon.
  • Wed Oct 22: Faculty meeting, Simpkins 327, noon.
  • Tue Oct 21: Magliocco Lecture by Dr. Reed Way Dasenbrock, Secretary of Higher Education, State of New Mexico: “Why Public Education Policy Matters for University Faculty.” University Art Gallery, 7:00pm.
  • Fri Oct 17: Graduate program party, 5:00pm, Chris Morrow’s house.
  • Wed Oct 15: Journalism Day, 8:30am–1:00pm, University Union.
  • Wed Oct 15: Film-maker Bob Hercules, screening and discussing "Forgiving Dr. Mengele," 7:00pm, University Union Heritage Room.
  • Sep 22: Kiyoshi Martinez visit, sponsored by the Society of Professional Journalists.
  • Sep 22: Kiyoshi Martinez, 3:00pm, Union Sandburg Theater.
  • Sep 1: Labor day (University closed).
  • Aug 27: Journalism meeting for all majors & minors, 4:00pm, Simpkins Theatre.
  • Aug 27: Faculty meeting, 12:00pm, Simpkins 014.
  • Aug 25: Clases begin.
  • Aug 21: Faculty assembly, Grand Ballroom, University Union, 8:00am.
  • Aug 21: Dept softball & potluck, Everly Park, 3:00pm.