Andrew Altschul’s essay, “Lima,” about the high-end restaurant scene in Peru’s capital, appears in the May issue of Hemispheres and Rhapsody, the United Airlines in-flight magazines. If you’re flying United in May, you’ll find it in your seat-back pocket. For the earthbound, you can read the story here.
Genesea Carter attended a two-day Intercultural Leadership workshop this week at University of Wisconsin-Stout facilitated by KANI Intercultural Development Consulting (www.kaniconsulting.org). At the workshop, she learned about developing leadership-focused vision statements, how to respond to leadership challenges, and how to better apply her character strengths (take the survey here: www.viacharacter.org/survey) to her leadership roles.
Joanna Doxey was invited by the Union College (NY) Sigma Tau Delta English Honors Society to read poetry and discuss the value of an English major on April 25th as part of their English Department Alumni Writing Series. In addition, she visited former professor and mentor Jordan Smith’s literature and poetry workshop classes.
Todd Mitchell presented two sessions at the Northern Colorado Writers Conference May 5th. Todd also made author visits at five elementary and middle schools in Frisco and one in Milliken.
Emma Hyche had two poems accepted for TIMBER’s summer issue, “Conflagration.”
Yash Seyedbagheri’s story, “Drunk Mothers” has been accepted for publication at Microfiction Monday.
Aby Kaupang’s poems, “Sunlight Come Shining” and “Flame Falls as Falls the World Down” appear in the most recent issue of The Laurel Review. Recent work (with Matthew Cooperman) appeared in the anthology, Big Energy Poets: Ecopoetry Thinks Climate Change.
Vauhini Vara has been awarded a McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism, which supports deeply reported works of investigative or enterprise business journalism on critical issues related to the U.S. economy and business. She has also been hired by The Atlantic to edit Human Capital, a six-month online series focused on how technology and globalization are changing the nature of work.
Harrison Candelaria Fletcher will participate in a few events during the Lighthouse Writer’s Workshop LitFest in Denver from June 1 through 15. He’ll offer a salon talk, “Lying in Nonfiction” on June 4 and sit in for Colorado Review during the “Editors Tell All” panel on June 7. https://www.lighthousewriters.org/content/lit-fest-2018
Gerry Delahunty will present his paper, “Human Rights ideological positioning in Amnesty International web-based documents,” at the Center for Research in Language and Law (CRILL) 5th annual conference, May 24-6, in Caserta, Italy. Afterwards, he and Marna will meander about Italy and drop into Ireland before returning to sunny Fort Collins. He will, happily, have very restricted access to email and other forms of electronic impingements while away.
Effective May 7, 2018, Dr. Fabiola Ehlers-Zavala has been appointed to the role of Secretary (voting member) of the American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL). Together with the AAAL Treasurer, she will “administer the affairs of the Association under the direction of the Executive Committee.” In her new role, she will also represent AAAL at the AILA (Association Internationale de Linguistique Appliquée/International Association of Applied Linguistics) business meetings. AILA organizes the World Congress in Applied Linguistics every three years.
In addition to attending her first AILA June business meeting in Groningen, The Netherlands, this summer, Dr. Ehlers-Zavala will also deliver two papers:
Pathway Student Identity and Support Systems for Their Success in US Higher Education. Paper to be presented at the 4th International Colloquium on Languages, Cultures, Identity, in Schools and Society. Soria, Spain. (July)
New challenges and opportunities for composition specialists attending to the needs of English learners (ELs) in high stakes programs in US higher education. Paper to be presented at the CCCC Regional Conference, Denver, CO. (July)
In Fall 2018, Cassie Eddington will be leaving the department to begin her PhD in Creative Writing at University of Denver. She feels very lucky to have worked in this department–with excellent & supportive colleagues–for the past several years post-MFA. She will be around this summer working on internship projects. Say goodbye if you get a chance–or, if goodbyes aren’t your thing, just come visit her in Denver beginning in the fall!
Barbara Sebek will present a paper, “The Topical and the Global in Jasper Mayne’s The Citye Match (1639)” at the St. Louis University Symposium on Medieval and Renaissance Studies in June.
Emma Hyche’s essay “Corpse Logic” will be published online by Entropy in about a week.
Katherine Indermaur’s chapbook “Pulse” has been accepted for publication and is forthcoming from Ghost City Press via their summer online chapbook series.
Daniel Schonning’s poem, “Cephalophore,” was chosen as a finalist for the 2018 Indiana Review Poetry Prize. His poem, “In Adam’s Room (I)” was also accepted for publication by Sycamore Review.
The CSU Writing Center made a great show at last April 14th’s Colorado-Wyoming Writing Center Tutors Conference at Regis University in Denver. A total of 10 consultants and faculty attended the conference, and we presented the following papers/workshops:
Lilly Halboth and Jennifer Levin, “Going Beyond the Template: Rethinking Conversations about Genre in Tutoring Sessions”
Mackenzie Taylor, Sarah Zentner and Susannah Lodge-Rigal: “24 Karat Magic: How to Polish the “Perfect” Paper”
Leslie Davis and Lisa Langstraat: Repeat Performances: The Institutional and Pedagogical Implications for Returning Students.