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Reading series to conclude semester with contemporary poets

Reading series to conclude semester with contemporary poets

Jeana Everhart, Staff Writer

November 12, 2019

Nadia Farmer said she tries to go to the Southern Indiana Reading Series every semester because she is able to learn more about different writing perspectives and creativity. “It's a good experience for the students,” the junior creative writing major said. “It’s cool to see what the authors do...

Author recounts Montana past through debut novel

Author recounts Montana past through debut novel

Jeana Everhart, Staff Writer

October 21, 2019

Joe Wilkins said he fell in love with writing because language is something that he uses every day to reach out to those he loves and to try to explain himself to the world. The writer is now the author of the fictional story “Fall Back Down When I Die,” which was released last spring as the aut...

Expanding the view of poetry

Expanding the view of poetry

Emma Corry, Features Editor

September 17, 2019

Rosalie Moffett said she likes poetry because it lets her study whatever she wants. “I’m interested in history and science and technology and being a writer allows me to pursue any interests that I want to and bring bits of it to my writing,” The assistant professor of English said. “Unlike othe...

English student stresses diversity through teaching research

English student stresses diversity through teaching research

Sydney Stocksdale, Staff Writer

April 15, 2019

The Shield interviewed Kennya Santiago Olmos, a junior English teaching major about her experience presenting her teaching research at the Indiana Council of Teachers of English (ICTE) 2019 conference. The Shield: What is your research over? Kennya Santiago: My research is over English teachers ...

Higher Ed. Commission approves English MA

Paola Marizan

March 19, 2014

The Indiana Commission for Higher Education approved a Master of Art degree in English March 13. The program, which was proposed last year, will offer advanced studies in English for secondary education instructors, individuals who teach in two and four-year post secondary institutions and professional...

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