Remembering Bonnie Nelson

It is with heavy hearts that we share news of our emerita faculty colleague, Dr. Bonnie Nelson, who passed away yesterday morning after a cancer diagnosis in 2017 and a move to hospice care in recent weeks. Friends and colleagues are invited to join family members for the burial service tomorrow (Wednesday, July 10) at … Continue reading Remembering Bonnie Nelson

Summer Relocations I

The summer of 2018 brought an event that some faculty in English had thought might never happen: the opportunity to relocate into one building. Since the demolition of Denison Hall in 2005 and our removal to the first and basement floors of a partially-renovated Lafene the previous year, the English Department has remained stretched between … Continue reading Summer Relocations I


As our colleagues at K-State Libraries assess the damage following Tuesday's fire, here are some #tbt moments featuring Hale Library and K-State English during the past two years. We're looking forward to future collaborations -- including helping with the clean-up ahead!                   — Karin Westman, Associate Professor … Continue reading #HaleYes

Spring Celebrations

The end of the spring semester brings celebrations of various kinds. As we get ready for our 2018 Annual Awards Banquet this weekend, enjoy a look back to May 2013, when Writing Center faculty and tutors celebrated the end of the academic year. Best wishes to all of our students — especially those who are graduating … Continue reading Spring Celebrations