English & Linguistics Blog

  • Wednesday, April 6th POETRY SLAM

    April 6, 2011

    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)

  • For-words: Anna Hirsch

    For-words:  Anna Hirsch Friday, 29 October 2010 4.30 pm  VH 1000 As part of Truman’s Sixteenth Annual Women and Gender Studies Conference, author of The New PolyAnna, Anna Hirsch, spoke on “Making out with mirrors, microphones, and metaphors and other lessons in ethical sluttery”.

  • Linguistics Party

    Linguistics Party Wednesday, 13 October 2010 6:00 pm The annual pizza party for Linguistics majors, minors, faculty and friends (potentially interested students) was held. Coordinated by Dr. Mary Shapiro

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