March 2017 Monthly Archive

Women's History Month: Emily Dickinson

Poet Emily Dickinson was born in 1930 in Amherst, Massachusetts. Although she was not famous during her lifetime—only seven of her almost 1800 poems were published while she lived, all heavily edited—she became known after her death as one of […]

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Faculty Profile: Leif Sorensen

~from intern Joyce Bohling What brought you to CSU? The short answer is that I got the job! The position I applied for (American literature with a specialization in multi-ethnic writing and a side interest in modernist studies) seemed to […]

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Women's History Month: Judith Butler

Philosopher and gender theorist Judith Butler was born in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1956. Surrounded by the Hungarian and Russian Jewish traditions of her family, Butler attended a Hebrew school and took special classes on Jewish ethics. This education was the beginning […]

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Women's History Month: Harper Lee

Harper Lee (born Nelle Harper Lee) was born in 1926 in Monroeville, Alabama. After attending the all-female Huntingdon College in Montgomery, she transferred to the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa where she pursued English literature. Lee spent a year working […]

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English Department Writing Contests

The English department has FOUR different writing contests running right now. Check out the details here, and submit something! Food Student Essay Contest 2016/2017  If you’re CO150 class is using the FOOD reader, submit essays for the Food essay contest! (Click […]

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News of Note Week of March 20

Recently, Tim Amidon presented research at two concurrent conferences in Portland: the Association of Teachers of Technical Writing (ATTW) and the Conference on College Composition and Communication. At ATTW, Battalion Chief Randy Callahan of Poudre Fire Authority joined Tim to […]

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Humans of Eddy: Caleb Gonzalez

Caleb Gonzalez First Year M.A. Student, Creative Nonfiction Graduate Teaching Assistant for CO150 How do you spend most of your time in Eddy Hall? I spend my time in the computer lab on the third floor, doing my homework, printing […]

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Women's History Month: Margaret Sanger

Margaret Sanger was a feminist, nurse, activist, writer, and national and international advocate for women’s access to contraception. Sanger was born Margaret Higgins to an Irish-American family in 1879; she had ten siblings. She studied to become a nurse practitioner […]

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Women's History Month: Camille Dungy

CSU’s own Professor Camille Dungy is an award-winning author of four full-length poetry collections and the editor of three poetry anthologies. Her first collection of literary essays, Guidebook to Relative Strangers: Journeys into Race, Motherhood, and History, will be published […]

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