This Week in English

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This Week in English | October 7 – 13, 2019

Poets Featured in New Writing Series This Thursday Afternoon The New Writing Series continues its twentieth-anniversary season with a poetry reading by Sara Nicholson and Sarah Green this Thursday, October 10, at 4:30 in the Allen and Sally Fernald APPE Space (Stewart Commons 104). Jennifer Moxley will host. For more information, check out the NWS […]

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This Week in English | September 30 – October 6, 2019

English Majors Loveless and Penney Named Humanities Fellows Earlier today the McGillicuddy Humanities Center announced its new cohort of Undergraduate Fellows, which includes English majors Noah Loveless and Sarah Penney. Here’s a snipped from the announcement: Noah Loveless, Sarah Penney and Matthew Ryckman are the 2019–2020 Clement and Linda McGillicuddy Humanities Center Undergraduate Fellows at […]

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This Week in English | September 23 – 29, 2019

Ryan Dippre to Keynote at USM on Friday Ryan Dippre, director of College Composition here at UMaine, will deliver the keynote address on Friday at the University of Southern Maine’s “Writing Across the Curriculum” event (noon to 3pm in Lee Auditorium, Room 133 Wishcamper), which is part of their “Title III Event Series Workshops.” The […]

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This Week in English | September 16 – 22, 2019

First Open House a Success I’m pleased to report that the Open House hosted by the English Department last Thursday afternoon was well-attended and warmly-received. Undergraduate and graduate students met with professors in their offices and over refreshments—donut holes! candy corn! apples and apple cider!— in the Wicks Reading Room and the Writing Center (where […]

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This Week in English | September 9 – 15, 2019

English Department Open House This Thursday Afternoon To celebrate the beginning of the new academic year, the English Department will host an open house for current and prospective students on Thursday afternoon from 3pm to 4:30pm. There will be light refreshments starting at 2pm in the Wicks Reading Room (adjacent to the department office in […]

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This Week in English | May 6 – 12, 2019

Many thanks to all of you who found time on Friday to fill the Hill Auditorium with warmth and appreciation as we recognized some of the many accomplishments of students, staff, and faculty at our year-end ceremony. If you were unable to attend but would like a copy of the program, stop by Neville 304 […]

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This Week in English | April 29 – May 5, 2019

Writing Center Hosts ENG 101 Portfolio Workshop The English Graduate Student Association (EGSA) collaborated with Writing Center peer-tutors to hold an ENG 101 portfolio review workshop on April 25. Tutor coordinator Cara Morgan, said “the Writing Center was so packed with students it was scary… in a good way.” Paige Mitchell adds: “Thank you to […]

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This Week in English | April 22 – 28, 2019

I would like to preface this installment of the weekly bulletin with an appreciation of the admirable work our Master’s candidates did last week in the MA Thesis Reading (on Thursday) and the EGSA Symposium (on Friday). It was a real pleasure to witness the wide range of artistic and scholarly achievement showcased in these […]

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This Week in English | April 15 – 21, 2019

This installment of the bulletin arrives midweek due to some professional travel on my part, but it’s brimming with news about our community that I think you’ll enjoy. And remember, if you use up all your TL;DRs on messages like this one, whatever will you do when it comes time to read Melville or Proust? […]

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This Week in English | April 8 – 14, 2019

Betsy Rose Receives Outstanding Professional Employee Award The Professional Employees Advisory Council (“PEAC”) seeks to raise the awareness of the campus community about the contributions that professional employees make to the quality, diversity, and overall mission of the University of Maine. This year’s award recognizes the work of Betsy Rose, publications specialist for the Center […]

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