English & Linguistics Blog

  • For-words: Anna Hirsch

    September 30, 2010

    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

  • For-words: Reading and Book Signing

    For-words:  Reading and Book Signing Friday, 8 October 2010 1:30 pm SUB Activities Room Acclaimed author Dr. Benjamin Alire Saenz gave a reading (Department of Creative Writing, University of Texas, El Paso).  A book signing followed this event.

  • Launch party for the 2010 edition of Windfall

    September 23, 2010

    30 September 2010  Launch party for the 2010 edition of Windfall.  We celebrated the publication of Truman’s literary magazine — 30 September 2010 at 7.00 pm at the University Club (516 East Patterson Street).

  • In Command of Irregulars

    September 22, 2010

    18 September 2010 The Installation Committee asked Dr Jamie D’Agostino, Assistant Professor of English, to compose a poem for President Paino’s Installation this month.  Here’s a copy of the text Dr D’Agostino wrote for this occasion and shared with the community on Saturday.  In Command of Irregulars The half of the path behind us and […]