The study of literature provides an outstanding opportunity to cultivate the life of the mind, perhaps the most rewarding of all human pursuits. Reading and analyzing literature teaches us to think critically and deliberately, never shying away from difficult or controversial topics.
Elizabeth Bradfield is the author of Interpretive Work (Arktoi Books/Red Hen Press, 2008), which won the Audre Lorde Award and was a finalist for a Lambda Literary Award, and Approaching Ice (Persea Books, 2010), a book of poems about Arctic and Antarctic exploration that was a finalist for the James Laughlin Award from the Academy of American Poets. Bradfield's poetry has been published in The Atlantic Monthly, The New Yorker, Poetry, Prairie Schooner, Field, The Believer, Orion,and elsewhere. This Assignment is So Gay: LGBTIQ Poets on Teaching, Open the Door: How to Excite Young People About Poetry, The Ecopoetry Antholgoy, New Poets of the American West and other athologies have included her work. She has been awarded fellowships and scholarships from Stanford University's Wallace Stegner Fellowship program, the Bread Loaf Writer's Conference, the Vermont Studio Center, and elsewhere. For 2012 - 2014, she will be the Jacob Ziskind Visiting Poet-in-Residence at Brandeis University. (Photo credit: Ken Knowles)
Bre Garrett Published in Peer-Reviewed Journal Computers and Composition
Bre Garrett and co-authors published an article, "Re-inventing Digital Delivery for Multimodal Composing: A Theory and Heuristic for Composition Pedagogy," in the peer-reviewed journalComputers and Composition.
A collaborative effort among a group of four English graduate students at The University of West Florida, this modular syllabus serves as a reference for instructors who are new to teaching Critical Methods or are simply interested in enhancing their pedagogical practices in order to foster a more effective learning community. Below we have included a link to our interactive Wiki page complete with findings from our field research as well as a downloadable version of the template itself. We encourage instructors or graduate students from any institution who may be interested in this project to request an invitation. For access to the Wiki, please contact Dr. David M. Earle at email@example.com.
Beyond DEATH IN THE AFTERNOON
World-renowned Hemingway scholar Allen Josephs delivers a masterful consideration of the ritual of the corrida and contemplates the essential tragedy of the corrida's high priests: the toreros. In this informed and heartfelt meditation, Josephs goes well beyond standard literary criticism as he ponders such eternal themes as sacrifice, heroism and hero-worship, and the core cultural, spiritual and philosophical underpinnings of the traditional bullfight.New Street Communications website
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Spanish Instructor Laura Arguea offered students the opportunity to immerse into a lifetime Spanish language and culture experience in Salamance this summer. More information
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Summer 2014 Tentative Itinerary
Wins 2013 Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award
Receives Distinguished Teaching Award