Off-campus internships give PW students an edge
The Miami University Professional Writing Program encourages its students to engage in experiences that will strengthen and enrich their rhetorical knowledge and writing skills outside the classroom.
Spotlight on English careers: beyond Bachelor Hall
This year’s Beyond Bachelor Hall event featured five professionals who began their careers in the same situation as their listeners – as English undergraduates.
Celia Sandys discusses “Churchill as a writer”
Tea, scones, and a packed Bachelor Reading Room greeted Celia Sandys, Winston Churchill’s granddaughter, on Monday, November 10.
Visiting lecturer discusses second language research studies
Professor Tony Silva, Director of English as a Second Language (ESL) Writing Program at Purdue University, presented a lecture, “The Disciplinary Development of Second Language Writing Studies,” on October 23.
Negotiating the distance: Miami's annual translation symposium
The symposium, a two day event, focused on the translation practices, scholarship, and creative work of writer-translators Ali, an associate professor of Creative Writing and Comparative Literature at Oberlin College; Philip Metres, Professor of English at John Carroll University in Cleveland; and Nathanaël, a distinguished translator from Chicago.
Miami’s new low-residency MFA in Creative Writing program gears up to mentor new writers
In January 2016, Miami University will begin offering a brand new graduate program designed to help poets, fiction writers, creative nonfiction writers, and hybrid-genre writers from across the country hone their skill and work towards mastering their craft—and they’ll do so with minimal trips to the Oxford campus.
London Study Abroad Experience Enhances Students’ Love of Literature
Miami University's Literary London program, a summer study abroad opportunity dedicated to introducing students to the abundant literary culture and history in that city, is an experience that cannot be duplicated by a mere vacation.
Students explore non-academic careers
Two April events offered students opportunities to consider non-academic careers.