Summer 2022 Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity

Each month during the academic year, we assemble a newsletter of the department’s recent publications, presentations, announcements, and awards. The issue for September showcases a greater range of research, scholarship, and creative activity that our faculty and students have shared beyond Kansas State, given that it covers the summer months of May, June, July, and … Continue reading Summer 2022 Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity

Literature of Place, Virtual Space: The Terrain.org Reading Series Returns

You might be surprised that something published solely in the virtual world, with editors and board members residing all across the U.S. and beyond (including Ireland, Greece, and Canada) is the world’s first place-based online journal, but yep, that is Terrain.org, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. The journal’s mission is to explore … Continue reading Literature of Place, Virtual Space: The Terrain.org Reading Series Returns

Fall Preview

The Fall 2022 semester is underway — and we’re cautiously optimistic, as we welcome more students and faculty back to campus during this current phase of the pandemic. This fall, our events will be fully online or hyflex (in-person with a concurrent streaming option), so we can accommodate colleagues and students who may not be … Continue reading Fall Preview

2021-2022 Annual Awards

Lilacs in bloom in Manhattan, KS ~ early evening, April 2022 This first weekend in May would usually find us at the Alumni Center for dinner, conversation, and celebration. We always look forward to recognizing our award winners at our Annual Awards Banquet. However, as it did the past two years, the continuing presence of … Continue reading 2021-2022 Annual Awards

April 2022 Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity

Each month during the academic year, we assemble a newsletter of the department’s recent publications, presentations, announcements, and awards. As we enter a third year living with COVID-19, we continue to direct energies towards teaching our courses and to supporting others during the pandemic. We’re also happy to recognize the recent successes in research, scholarship, … Continue reading April 2022 Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity

March 2022 Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity

Each month during the academic year, we assemble a newsletter of the department’s recent publications, presentations, announcements, and awards. As we enter a third year living with COVID-19, we continue to direct energies towards teaching our courses and to supporting others during the pandemic. We’re also happy to recognize the recent successes in research, scholarship, … Continue reading March 2022 Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity

February 2022 Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity

Each month during the academic year, we assemble a newsletter of the department’s recent publications, presentations, announcements, and awards. As we enter a third year living with COVID-19, we continue to direct energies towards teaching our courses and to supporting others during the pandemic. We’re also happy to recognize the recent successes in research, scholarship, … Continue reading February 2022 Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity

Undergrad Student Spotlight: Alexander Hurla

Back in 2014 when I graduated from high school (which is somehow getting further and further away!), I joined the Marine Corps, in part to give myself four extra years to determine what I wanted to do with my life. Well, nearly eight years later I found myself entering my senior year of college with … Continue reading Undergrad Student Spotlight: Alexander Hurla

Winter 2021-2022 Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity

Each month during the academic year, we assemble a newsletter of the department’s recent publications, presentations, announcements, and awards. As we begin a third year living with COVID-19, we continue to direct energies towards teaching our courses and to supporting others during the pandemic. We’re also happy to recognize the recent successes in research, scholarship, … Continue reading Winter 2021-2022 Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity

Found Object: Expository Writing Materials, c. 1999

Location: English Department Alumni Facebook Group, posted by Aimee Teslaw (MA ’00). Object: Textbook supplements for university required writing courses ENGL 100 and ENGL 200, c. 1999. Observations: 1) Aimee: “Went through some drawers. Found some relics of the late ‘90s.”  2) We love seeing traces of earlier K-State English experiences! 3) These spiral-bound supplements … Continue reading Found Object: Expository Writing Materials, c. 1999