Poudre River at Lee Martinez Park, image by Jill Salahub
Poudre River at Lee Martinez Park, image by Jill Salahub
  • On Tuesday 2/24 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m., Tim Amidon will be facilitating a workshop titled “Demystifying Fair Use: Classrooms and the Affordances of Copyright for faculty, administrators, students, and curriculum designers as part of  the Association of Research Libraries “Fair Use Week.” Preregistration is appreciated but not required, and there are still spot left for those who wish to participate.
  • Dan Beachy-Quick is giving a talk at University of Illinois at Chicago titled “Quietness” this Friday.
  • The following interview with Camille Dungy appeared in this week’s Collegian, http://www.collegian.com/2015/02/qa-professor-camille-dungy-talks-african-american-nature-poetry-and-how-it-relates-to-writers-today/113263/
  • Leif Sorensen’s essay “Dubwise into the Future: Versioning Modernity in Nalo Hopkinson” is out in the most recent issue of African American Review. The essay is an analysis of two novels by an important figure in literary Afrofuturism (science-fictional writing by authors from the African diaspora).
  • Darcy Gabriel was accepted to present “Teaching with Visible Bodies in the Classroom: An Embodied Pedagogy” at the Inter-mountain Graduate Conference at Idaho State University, April 17-18 2015. I received funds from the English Professional Development Grant to be able to attend.