The sky over Ingersoll, image by Jill Salahub
The sky over Ingersoll, image by Jill Salahub
  • Dan Beachy-Quick participated on a panel on “Translation and the Fluidic Text” at the &now conference at CALARTS. He’ll also be giving a lecture for the Monfort professorship in Wed @ 4:00 in Pathology 101. Read more about it here:
  • Leslee Becker’s “Terrier,” a story that appeared in The Kenyon Review, will be published in Redux, a journal of writers’ and editors’ favorite stories.
  • Sue Doe’s article, “Performing Horizontal Activism: Expanding Academic Labor Activism Throughout and Beyond a Three-Step Process” which was coauthored with former graduate students Vani Kannan (now a doctoral student at Syracuse) and Joe Schicke (now a full-time instructor at Tulsa Community College), was recently released by Literacy in Composition Studies and is viewable at
  • Sue Doe chaired a panel at the Conference on College Composition and Communication called “Student-Veterans in Their Own Words: Results of a Longitudinal Research Project on Student Veterans and Their Transitional Literacies.” She also chaired a full-day workshop on student-veterans at the same conference. The workshop was titled: “Working with Post-9/11 Student Veterans: A Workshop for Composition Teachers, Scholars, and WPAs.”
  • Tobi Jacobi presented the keynote address at the prison teachers and researchers workshop at the Conference on College Composition and Communication in Tampa.  She also presented a briefing statement on self-care strategies for prison volunteers, presented a paper on a girls’ prison in the 1920s, and co-led a special interest group on prison writing teaching and research.
  • EJ Levy took part in a webinar on March 22 with New York Times’ Modern-Love editor, Daniel Jones, and several other contributors to the column on how to write a successful Modern Love essay.
  • Meagan Wilson will be presenting a paper, “The Light That Shines Above the Grocer’s Store: David Bowie’s Domestic Spaces,” at the The Stardom and Celebrity of David Bowie Symposium this July in Melbourne, Australia.
  • Five Star/Cengage Publishers has offered James Work (Professor Emeritus) a contract to publish his tenth western novel. It’s titled The Contractor and concerns an actual murder that took place in Wyoming in 1868 during construction of the transcontinental railroad.  Two of his other westerns have been re-issued in large print editions. The Outcast of Spirit Ridge is now available from Center Point Large Print books in Thorndike, Maine. Ride South to Purgatory has been re-published by Gunsmoke Editions, Oxford England.

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