Faculty Works in Progress 2/25 with Eurie Dahn and Barbara Ungar

English Department Faculty Works in Progress
with EURIE DAHN, Associate Professor of English, and BARBARA UNGAR, Professor of English
Monday, February 25 • 2:40pm Albertus Hall, Room 211
Join us as two members of the English Department faculty share excerpts from their works in progress, followed by a Q&A. Light snacks will be provided.
 
Eurie Dahn will present a talk entitled “Black Magazines,” and Barbara Ungar will read work from a new book, Save Our Ship, winner of the Ashland Poetry Prize.  
 
For more information contact Daniel Nester at nesterd@strose.edu or call 518.454.2812
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Lurve is in the Air: A Valentine’s Day Poetry Reading

A Valentine’s Day Poetry Reading featuring students from English 218: Poetry in Performance, plus an open mic

Thursday, February 14, 7:30pm
Main Lounge in the Events and Activities Center

For more information, contact Daniel Nester at nesterd@strose.edu

Open Mic!

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MISA and the English Club present:

The First Open Mic of the New Year!

Friday 18 January at 7pm

Sign-up at 6:30pm

Jack’s Place in the Hearst Building

Writing Help is Here!

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Final exam time is nearly upon us: many struggle with research papers and best writing practices. The Strose Prose Guide to College Writing 2018-19 is here to help you through the process of writing and integrating your research with skill. It includes examples of student papers as well as guidelines to work through the process of composing a solid paper for a variety of disciplines and genres.

Employers Want English Majors!

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Department Chair David Morrow emailed a link to this article at CBS News pointing out that employers want English majors more than business majors — and other “problematic majors” have high under- and unemployment rates. Among the reasons are:

majors are aimed at preparing students for specific fields…are failing to graduate “job ready” adults, the researchers said. Students in these majors may not be learning communication and critical thinking skills, which means they may lack the writing and reasoning abilities that employers want in new hires.

Communication and critical thinking are key for the job market as well as for the study of literature and writing.

Check out the full piece here.

Black Student Union: It’s Your Institution

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Wednesday 28th November: come talk to faculty about your experiences in the classroom.

English Club Poetry Slam: 29 Nov 2018

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English Club is proud to present Saint Rose Slams! On November 29th (This Thursday) at 8 pm in the Campus Theatre we will be hosting a poetry slam. Open mic sign ups start at 7:30 pm.

All are welcomed- regardless of your major! If you want to preform or just want to watch, feel free to come and to bring friends!