Upcoming Events: Thursday, February 14 Valentine’s Day Readings of Love Poetry and Prose Library, Hayes Hall 2 – 3 pm Coordinated by the Honors Program Tuesday, February 26 Roald Dahl Reading Marathon Library, Hayes Hall 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Contact Steven Petersheim firstname.lastname@example.org Spring Break Creative Writing events Wednesday, March 20 Trip to Butler [...]
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Jean Harper, associate professor of English, will be a guest on the “Afternoon Show” on WIBC 93.1 FM in Indianapolis. Harper will talk about the 1968 Richmond explosion in relation to the gas explosion in this past weekend on the Southeast side of Indianapolis. The “Afternoon Show” is on the air from 4-7 p.m. Additionally, [...]
Some stories made people cry. Other stories made them laugh. Hearing the voices of people whose stories had been recorded by StoryCorps touched the emotions of those who packed Indiana University East’s Vivian Auditorium on Tuesday to hear National Public Radio StoryCorps founder Dave Isay. “Listening,” Isay said, “shows there’s much more we share in [...]
Writing in Cyberspace: IU East Alumni from Near and Far Share Their Stories about Online Writing in the WorkplaceMonday, October 8th
Frances Peacock, Senior Lecturer of English, will present “Writing in Cyberspace: IU East Alumni from Near and Far Share Their Stories about Online Writing in the Workplace” at 4pm on October 25th in the Community Room. This presentation is free and open to the public.
Indiana University East and other community organizers are planning the second event in a yearlong writing series. The next community writing marathon will take place from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 13, and focus on writing about art and place across the Indiana University East, Ivy Tech Community College, and Reid Hospital [...]
Guest Poet, Juan Morales presents, “Zombie Wave Conversations and Investigations of the Undead.” This event will be Monday, March 19th @ 6pm in WZ 132. This event is sponsored by Mindful Explorations, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, and The Writers Club. Check out the poster for information on this event and other Zombie Events!
Jean Harper, associate professor of English, has been awarded a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship for writing (prose). The fellowship will support work on her book, Horses and Divorces. The fellowship is designed to give writers the time and freedom to pursue their work; the creative writing fellowships are the NEA’s most direct investment in [...]
Three of HSS students presented at the Indiana College English Association (ICEA) annual conference, October 7, at Anderson University, in Anderson, Indiana. The students and their presentations were: Zack Bishop (“Road Not Maintained”); Hillary Cameron (“Judged, Beaten, and Loved”), and Christina Persson (“Human Recreation and its Effect on the Environment”). Zack and Christina’s presentations grew [...]
HSS English faculty, Margaret Thomas Evans, Linda Applegate, Rachel Ramer and Frances Peacock recently presented papers at the Feminisms and Rhetoric’s Conference at Minnesota State University, Mankato, on Friday, October 14. The title of their presentation was "The Challenges of Feminist Rhetoric in Traditionally Male Domains: Religion, Engineering, and Technology.
Jean Harper, Associate Professor of English at Indiana University East, recently received notice that a chapter from her book manuscript Horses and Divorces, has been accepted for publication at the North American Review. “I am very pleased to see a chapter of my book manuscript appear in such a prestigious literary magazine,” Harper said. “This gives [...]