CFP: Spring 2017 ETS Undergraduate Conference

Apr 2, 2017


SPRING 2017 
Friday, April 21
Hall of Languages 214 

The Department of English is calling for submissions for the 2017 Undergraduate Conference. We encourage students to submit essays, poems, short stories, creative-nonfiction, lesson plans, or any project that has been completed for an ETS class. Multimedia projects such as PowerPoint or illustrated work are also encouraged. Students will present for 5-7 minutes; therefore, longer papers or projects should be excerpted. Submissions are due April 2 by midnight to Lily Sarkisian and Ashley O’Mara at

Summer 2017 ETS 119-1: Sounds of Protest and Change: Literature of the American Civil Rights Movement
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MoTuWeTh 2:00-3:45p.m. | Dr. Meina Yates-Richard How did the Civil Rights and Black Power Movements impact American literature?

Faculty and PhD candidate receive Humanities Center fellowships
May 17, 2017
Dr. Mike Goode (Associate Professor) will be a Faculty Fellow in Spring 2018; T.J. West (PhD candidate) will be a Dissertation Fellow in 2017-2018.

PhD students chosen for teaching awards
May 16, 2017
Evan Hixon and T.J. West have received Outstanding TA Awards; Amy Burnette and T.J. West have received James Elson Teaching Awards

MAYmester ETS 410-5: Ghosts, Money, and Monsters in the Victorian Short Story
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MTWTF 8 a.m.-noon | Dr. Claudia Klaver When it comes to weird, we have NOTHING on the Victorians.