Post Tagged with: "English News"

Marciniak’s Book Explores Injustice Faced by ‘Illegal’ and Displaced People

Marciniak’s Book Explores Injustice Faced by ‘Illegal’ and Displaced People

Dr. Katarzyna Marciniak’s new book “Immigrant Protest: Politics, Aesthetics, and Everyday Dissent” explores how political activism, art, and popular culture challenge the discrimination and injustice faced by “illegal” and displaced peoples. The Ohio University Women’s Center hosts an International Women’s Coffee Hour and Book Party featuring Marciniak on Wednesday, Nov. […]

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October 27, 2014 at 4:23 pmResearch

Lachman Reviews ‘My Life as a Foreign Country’ for Brevity

Becca J.R. Lachman

Ohio University poetry alum Becca J.R. Lachman ’07MA reviewed Brian Turner’s My Life as a Foreign Country for Brevity. “Of all the issues that can tear a family down the middle over time, deciding how to define and live out service has shaped–and divided–the people I love most. Both sides […]

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October 9, 2014 at 10:23 pmAlumni News

Grad Student Discusses Writing about Abuse at ‘Room of Her Own’

Grad Student Discusses Writing about Abuse at ‘Room of Her Own’

Kelly Sundberg, a graduate student in English, has been named the 2015 A Room of Her Own Foundation’s Courage Fellow. The fellowship was created to enable a survivor of domestic violence or sexual assault to attend the foundation’s annual retreat in Ghost Ranch, NM. While at the retreat, Sundberg will […]

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October 7, 2014 at 11:37 amResearch

New Ohio Review Seeking Managing Editor

The English Department’s New Ohio Review has a part-time Managing Editor’s position posted on the Ohio University website. Job Description: The Managing Editor will work in an office setting where she or he will be under the direct supervision of the Editor. The ideal candidate for this position will be […]

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October 2, 2014 at 12:58 pmAnnouncements

Five A&S Professors Recognized as Ohio University Presidential Teachers

Five A&S Professors Recognized as Ohio University Presidential Teachers

By Gretchen Gregor Excerpted from Compass Five College of Arts & Sciences Professors were honored Sept. 23 as recipients of the Presidential Teacher Award, which recognizes full-time tenured faculty who consistently inspire students and colleagues through academic excellence inside and outside the classroom.as recipients of the Presidential Teacher Award, which […]

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September 29, 2014 at 9:07 amNews

Shoot Some Asteroids and Contemplate Copernicus?

Shoot Some Asteroids and Contemplate Copernicus?

By Lori Bauer In his new book In Praise of Nothing: Essays, Memoir, and Experiments, Dr. Eric LeMay gives readers an opportunity to shoot some asteroids while joining him in a contemplation of Copernicus and our fascination—sometimes addiction—with ourselves. Play along with LeMay at On Cosmology. The game is modeled […]

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September 20, 2014 at 10:28 amResearch

Huntington News: LeMay to Speak at Marshall

Dr. Eric LeMay

Dr. Eric LeMay, Assistant Professor of Creative Writing: Nonfiction, reads from  his latest book,  In Praise of Nothing: Essays, Memoir, and Experiments, on Oct. 6 at Marshall University. The Huntington News reports: “LeMay has taught writing at Harvard, Columbia and the University of Chicago. He is on the faculty of the […]

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September 20, 2014 at 10:00 amFaculty in the News In the News