Reflecting on the inaugural Marianne D. McComb Conference for creative writing
Comic book lovers and graphic memoir readers alike united at Miami University’s first McComb Conference for Creative Writing on March 11 and 12 to celebrate the theme of graphic narrative.
English careers: beyond Bachelor Hall 2015
What can you do with an English degree? Miami University English majors and minors gathered on Tuesday, November 3rd to find answers to this and other career questions at the annual Beyond Bachelor Hall event.
Visiting writer Chris Bachelder teaches pacing and patience in prose
"This week is about pacing and slowing down, as both writers and readers" Chris Bachelder, visiting writer and professor, told a room of MA creative writing students.
Dennis Childs lecture: slaves of the state
The Miami English Department recently welcomed Dr. Dennis Childs, associate professor of African American Literature at UC San Diego, to discuss his book "Slaves of the State: Black Incarceration from the Chain Gang to the Penitentiary."
Gutsche lecture 2015: Beth Harrison
The Miami English Department welcomed Beth Harrison to Miami’s campus for this year’s Gutsche lecture.
Visiting writer reprises role as instructor of creative writing course
Professor Cary Holladay of the University of Memphis’ MFA program in creative writing returned to Miami University in mid-March to reprise her role as the instructor of the annual week-long intensive course for graduate students in creative writing.
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.