English & Linguistics Blog

  • Latin American/Spanish Culture Poetry Slam and Karaoke Night

    April 6, 2011

    Wednesday, April 13th              Latin American/Spanish Culture Poetry Slam and Karaoke Night Sigma Delta Pi threw a Latin American/Spanish culture Poetry Slam/Karaoke night at the Dukum. We asked for original poems relating to Spanish or Latin American culture, readings of poems by Spanish or Latin American Authors, or any other sort of reading/performance relating to the culture.  As for […]

  • Wednesday, April 13th STUDENT READING

    Wednesday, April 13th  STUDENT READING Windfall hosted a Student Reading in the Library Cafe from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm .

  • Wednesday, April 6th POETRY SLAM

    Wednesday, April 6th  POETRY SLAM Windfall teamed up with the Women’s Resource Center to put on a poetry slam at Pickler’s Famous on the Square. It started at 8:30 pm and ended around 11:00 pm.

  • “As You Like It”

    January 26, 2011

    The American Shakespeare Center presented:     “As You Like It” 7 p.m. Tuesday, Febuary 1 Baldwin Auditorium Free Admission

  • English/Linguistics Senior Seminar Conference

    December 1, 2010

    English/Linguistics Senior Seminar Conference Thursday, December 2 and Friday, December 3 9:00 am-5:00 pm SUB Georgian Rooms A, B, C Throughout Thursday and Friday, senior seminar students presented their work in Creative Writing, Ecocriticism, Folktales, the Great War, and Storytelling. Shawn Joyce, a 2006 Truman Linguistics Graduate and professional translator, was the keynote speaker this year […]

  • Revisiting the Great Epics of Kaabu and Mande

    November 17, 2010

    Revisiting the Great Epics of Kaabu and Mande A Presentation by Jali Morikeba Kouyate Thursday, November 18, 7:30-9:00pm OP Performance Hall Sponsored by the Departments of Classical and Modern Languages, English and Linguistics, and Music.

  • Faculty Poetry Reading

    October 14, 2010

    Faculty Poetry Reading Monday, 18 October 7.00 – 8.30 pm SUB Down Under Ed Rogers, Jamie D’Agostino, and Chett Breed from ENG/LING read a selection of Creative Writing.  Sponsored by Windfall.

  • Women’s and Gender Studies Conference

    October 11, 2010

    The Women’s and Gender Studies conference was held on the theme Composing Women at the end of October. The event featured fabulous cultural studies papers, musicology analyses, literary criticism, anthropological views, philosophical musings, and much much more. Program Schedule

  • English and Linguistics Senior Seminar Conference

    September 30, 2010

    English and Linguistics Senior Seminar Conference Shawn Joyce Thursday and Friday,  2 – 3 December 2010 Shawn Joyce was the keynote speaker at the English & Linguistics Senior Seminar conference. Shawn graduated with a Truman linguistics degree in 2006, went on to translation school and works now as a professional translator. He spoke both about the […]

  • For-words: Linguistics Talk

    For-words: Linguistics Talk Monday, 8 November 2010 A linguistics talk was held with well-known visiting linguist, Dr. Mary Bucholtz. (University of California, Santa Barbara)