Department of English

Announcements

Career Fair & Bootcamp for the Career Fair

Bootcamp for the Career Fair - This includes resume and cover letter assistance and how to best navigate the Career Fair - Thursday, March 22nd, 2:30 pm to 5:00pm in 310 Tichenor Hall. For those attending, the College will be offering free printing of your resume on professional grade linen paper.

Career Fair for All Majors,  - Tuesday, March 27th, 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm in the Student Center Ballroom, 255 Heisman Drive.  For those attending, there will be the opportunity of free photos for your resumes and applications.

Details of this fair at

https://auburn.joinhandshake.com/career_fairs/3575/employers_list?logged_out_view=student_preview

AAPHI: The University of Delaware African American Public Humanities Initiative

Are you interested in obtaining a fully funded Ph.D. in the Humanities with an emphasis on African American/Africana Studies? Are you looking for graduate training that emphasizes public scholarship, community outreach, collections based research, and digital humanities? The African American Public Humanities Initiative (AAPHI) provides fully funded graduate fellowships for Ph.D students in History, English, and Art History in a five-year, 12month, cohort based program. This competitive fellowship offers the following:

Benefits of the AAPHI Scholars Program:

  • Tuition remission and yearly stipends of $25,000/year for five years
  • Professional Development funding of $5,000 per academic year to attend conferences and training
  • Summer research/internships funding of $4,500 per academic year
  • An internationally recognized faculty engaged in innovative research in digital scholarshippublic humanities, and material culture studies.
  • UD’s campus is located mid-way between NYC and DC, close to Philadelphia and about an hour from Baltimore. In other words, it sits in the middle of one of the most important cultural hubs in the world

Ready for More Information?

Interest Form

The Sucarnochee Review

The University of West Alabama would like to announce the publication of the 25th volume of its literary journal, The Sucarnochee Review. The journal is a national creative writing undergraduate journal that accepts poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. We are currently accepting submissions for our third undergraduate publication and would like to reach as many undergraduates as possible.

Our submission guidelines and other information can be found on our website:http://sucarnocheereview.wix.com/sucarnocheereview

 
CCEN 3200: Leadership for a Global Society International Nonviolent Movements with Dr. Bernard LaFayette, Jr.

SPRING 2018 • MONDAY • 3 P.M. to 6 P.M.

The course is designed to give students an appreciation of the life and contribution of Martin Luther King, Jr. to the United States, as well to the global community. In addition to being a biographical study of King, the course will focus on select nonviolent movements influenced by him, especially those of South Africa, Colombia, Nigeria, Germany, and others. Readings will include works by and on King. The course will include lectures by Dr. LaFayette, guest speakers, small and large group discussions, and group projects.

Credits for this course count towards the Minor in Community and Civic Engagement or Minor in Africana Studies, as well as the undergraduate certificate in Leadership for the Global Society.

Dr. Bernard LaFayette, Jr., is a longtime civil rights leader and associate of King, co-founder of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, and national coordinator of the 1968 Poor People’s Campaign. He is the Chair of the National Board of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC). Dr. LaFayette is the 2018 Breeden Scholar in Residence at the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, EMAIL MWILSON@AUBURN.EDU OR CALL (334) 844-6198.

Last Updated: August 30, 2017