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NU English at CCCC 2018 #4C18

Northeastern will be well-represented at the upcoming 2018 CCCC Annual Convention in Kansas City, Missouri. For the full CCCC program, click here. #4C18 We wish you all safe travels, good health, and lively conversations! Wednesday, March 14, 2018 W.04 – The Transformative Laboring and Languaging of International Exchanges about Higher Education Writing Research (9:00 AM)…
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Published On: February 14, 2018 | Tags: ,,
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NU Library podcast episodes feature Professors Chute, Cushman

NU English Professors Ellen Cushman and Hillary Chute have been guests on What’s New, a new podcast hosted by Dan Cohen, Dean of Libraries and Vice Provost for Information Collaboration at Northeastern University.  In Episode 5: Inventing Writing, Professor Cushman describes how the Cherokee language oral tradition transitioned to a written form. In Episode 9: The…
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Published On: February 9, 2018 |
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Inside Higher Ed features 3-D printed poetry work by Erika Boeckeler and Jonathan Fitzgerald

The work of Professor Erika Boeckeler and Doctoral Candidate Jonathan Fitzgerald on early modern material poetry and 3-D printed poetry (presented at the MLA in January 2018) is featured in the article, “How Technology Enhances Literature Learning,” in Inside Higher Ed. The image at the top of the article is a photo of William Browne’s “comb…
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Published On: February 8, 2018 |
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Professor Aljoe appointed Director of African American Studies

On Monday, the Dean of the College of Social Sciences and Humanities announced Professor Nicole N. Aljoe’s appointment as Director of African and African American Studies effective July 1, 2018.  “Nicole is well positioned to lead a reconceptualization of the program, and to build its many links across campus, in Boston and beyond,” wrote Dean…
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Published On: February 1, 2018 |
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MA alumna wins 2018 CCCC Emergent Researcher Award

Jessica Pauszek (M.A. ’12, Ph.D. Syracuse University ’17) won the 2018 CCCC Emergent Researcher Award for her work, Archiving Class Identities: Re-circulating Transnational Working-Class Community Writing Through Augmented Reality. Jessica is currently the Director of Writing and Assistant Professor at Texas A&M University-Commerce. She also received Honorable Mention for the 2018 CCCC James Berlin Memorial Outstanding Dissertation Award.

Published On: January 31, 2018 | Tags: ,,
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Alumnus capstone project to be published

J. Sebastian Alberdi (B.A.’17)’s capstone project, “YES, an erasure of Ulysses’s final chapter,” written with guidance from Professors Patrick Mullen and Ellen Noonan, is being published by Ghost City Press. The release date is February 2, 2018.

Published On: January 29, 2018 | Tags: ,
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Professor Chute’s new book receives stellar review in New York Times Book Review

Hillary Chute’s new book, Why Comics?: From Underground to Everywhere (Harper/HarperCollins, Dec 2017), received a stellar review in the New York Times Book Review. The article is available online now and will appear in this weekend’s print edition of the Sunday book review.  Manohla Dargis describes the writing in Hillary’s “wonderful book” as both “helpfully…
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Published On: December 12, 2017 | Tags: ,,,
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Professor Aljoe presents at NUDream event

Professor Nicole Aljoe delivered a talk titled “#18C Black Lives Matter” to NUDream program participants on December 6, 2017.  NUDream is an NU affinity group for faculty and staff of color that was created to help build community awareness and networking opportunities. Learn more about NUDream.

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Professor Chute’s latest book receives a starred review from Kirkus Reviews

Professor Hillary L. Chute’s forthcoming book, Why Comics? From Underground to Everywhere (Harper/HarperCollins Dec 2017), received a starred review from Kirkus Reviews. “For anyone who wants a crash course in contemporary comics, or wants to teach one, this is your book.” Read the full article online.

Published On: November 28, 2017 | Tags: ,
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Meaningful Writing Project review in the Chronicle of Higher Education

The Meaningful Writing Project book, co-written by Professor Neal Lerner, was reviewed in the Chronicle of Higher Education. Read the full article online.

Published On: November 6, 2017 |
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