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~Careers in English~

In ENG 402: Editing and Publishing, Dr. Jones hosts a visiting professional series in order to give students a realistic idea about the career opportunities that are available for English majors. This series has brought in employees Maggie Harris, Mac Kern, and Sarah Slatton from KirkpatrickPrice and editor and publisher, Steve Vest, from Kentucky Monthly.  This Friday, Amy Brack and Amanda
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The Writers: Allison Henson

For this week, we feel like you should get to know the writers of The English Majors’ Weblog. So here we go! My name is Allison, but my friends call me Curly Fry (it’s the hair).  I am a junior from Elizabethtown, KY majoring in Creative Writing with a minor in Professional Writing, but there’s more to me than just
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Do You Blog?

I was in Einstein’s, the little coffee shop far away from my second home in Cherry Hall, impatiently waiting for my hot hazelnut coffee to cool off and my bagel order to appear. The line was out the door and there were at least fifteen people ahead of me, so I did what any normal, talkative, and very bored person
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Tuesday Readings!!

Welcome back, English majors!! Now that the snow has melted, freeing us from our dorm rooms and apartments, you should attend the two events here on campus!! Author Book Talk with Kate Mayfield–a WKU alumna–will be hosted in the WKU Center for Literacy in Tate Page Hall, room 401. Mayfield will be joining the audience live from London via Adobe
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Submit to Zephyrus!

Do you have a poem, essay, or short story you’re just dying to share?!? Then submit to Zephyrus, Western’s very own student literary publication magazine. Featuring art, poetry, and short stories by your classmates, Zephyrus is a great opportunity for students (especially Creative Writing majors) to get their work out there and published in actual print! It’s pretty exciting stuff.
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Film Class: Take One!

Luckily for film and English majors, Dr. Ted Hovet extended what Western Kentucky University offers when he began teaching here in 1995. Devoted to the craft of English as well as the flair of film, Hovet’s involvement with the English department put WKU and Kentucky on the map for film students. When Hovet began teaching at WKU he spoke with
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All Good Things…

What a semester. Interviews with students from different tracks and departments, two published authors from WKU (and they haven’t graduated yet!), videos, and giant white squirrels. Like all good things, my internship has to come to an end. My name is Jacky Killian, and I am an English major. I’m graduating on Saturday the 13th, 2014. This is my final
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Some Studying Oppurtunities

The History Department’s going to study the history and science of brewing at Harlaxton, England this summer. To register, visit this site. For those who want be publishers and maybe visit the Big Apple, try applying for New York University’s Summer Publishing Institute. Click here for more information.

Finals Time Funnies

Thanks to Andi Nealis for sending this video our way. A little humor never hurt.

Professor, Poet, and Musician

Here’s a video of Dr. Hunley with his band performing at RevFest. For more videos featuring Dr. Hunley, visit his Youtube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfGI2mgmdAtpa5vyEB5i7Eg