Louise Zamparutti Presents in London

Louise Zamparutti will be presenting her paper “Italy’s Giorno del ricordo: creating a counterpublic identity in the Second Republic” at the Association for the Study of Modern Italy conference in London. (November 20-22)

Margaret Mika Presents in Madison

Writing Center director Margaret Mika was an invited panelist at the Madison Area Writing Center Colloquium at UW-Madison, presenting “The Motivation Equation:  Creating a Writing Center Culture.” (Novenber 11)

Brenda Cárdenas at University School of Milwaukee and Illinois State University

Brenda Cárdenas addressed an assembly of the entire sophomore class at the University School of Milwaukee, where the English Department has adopted her book Boomerang into the sophomore literature curriculum. (October 31) She also presented a talk and gave a poetry… Read More

Shawna Lipton and Ali Sperling in Vancouver

Shawna Lipton and Ali Sperling, both English PhD students, will be presenting at the upcoming Modern Language Association conference in Vancouver. Shawna will be presenting on “Redressing Radclyffe Hall: The Critical Legacy of The Well of Loneliness,” and Ali will… Read More

Bill Keith in Copenhagen

Last week Bill Keith delivered a lecture in Copenhagen at the Københavns Universitet, “Civic Education: Balancing the Demands of Civility” along with a workshop on the history of speech/rhetorical curriculum and pedagogy for the faculty and graduate students.

Bridget Kies and Molly McCourt in Madison

Bridget Kies and Molly McCourt, both from the Department of English, presented at the Film and History conference in Madison last week. Bridget was awarded the Peter C. Rollins Director’s Award for management of conference scholarship! She proposed the LGBT… Read More

Margaret Mika and Joshua Worsham in Orlando

Director Margaret Mika and Asst. Coordinator Joshua Worsham presented “Hitting the Pedagogical Target: Closer, Faster and Better Online Tutor Training,” the results of their two-year study of online tutor training, at the International Writing Center Association conference in Orlando on… Read More