Archive for the 'Undergraduate English Courses' Category

Dr. Otto Helps Revolutionize Teacher Ed with the CEPT Program for PCAL and the School of Teacher Education

Our own Dr. Peggy Otto was featured in the Spring 2014 WKU Arts & Letters Magazine for helping to innovate a new and unique program for secondary teacher education called Clinical Experiences in the Practice of Teaching (CEPT). Learn more about the partnership between Potter College of Arts and Letters and the School of Teacher Education to form the CEPT program
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Register NOW for Winter Study Away at Sundance 2015!

Film the way it’s supposed to be—engaged, active, & independent! Gain access to film making elite while earning WKU credit. Click the flyer for a larger image, and go to the Sundance Winter 2015 webpage for more information about the program! Email Dr. Ted Hovet or Dr. Dawn Hall with questions. Also join our Facebook group to stay up to
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ENG 320: American Studies Now Counts as a Literature Elective!

That’s right! It was recently decided that ENG 320: American Studies, taught by Dr. Sandy Hughes, will count as a Literature elective. Read Dr. Hughes’ statement below for more information. “Provided that your annotated bibliography is on a literary topic and your research paper is a literary analysis, American Studies will now count as a literature elective! You may take
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English 100 & 200 Conference: Monsters, This Friday!

Join the WKU English department for the 2014 English 100 & 200 Conference: Monsters! This Friday, May 2nd in Cherry Hall 125 from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m., the English department will present the English 100 & 200 Conference, and the theme is Monsters–it’s sure to be an interesting event! The conference will feature readings from English students in 100 and
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Dr. Sandy Hughes Gives Us “The Poe Show”

You could call Dr. Sandy Hughes an Edgar Allan Poe fanatic–and she’d agree with you! She collects everything Poe, and is happy to share her collection with students in her classes each semester. As Dr. Hughes calls it, “The Poe Show” is displayed during the time of the semester when her students are studying Edgar Allan Poe. She also plays
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PCAL Career Linkages Conference: How To Go from Plan A to B…Or F.

Still thinking about whether you should attend the Career Linkages Conference on Friday, February 21st? Well, let me ask you this. Do you have a back-up plan if your dream job doesn’t welcome you with open arms straight out of college? What about a Plan C or D, or if you’re like me (ridiculously unlucky at finding employment), a Plan
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PCAL Career Linkages Conference

If any of you are looking for something to do this Friday, February 21st, you should come join me at the PCAL Career Linkages Conference! We all know we have the skills and the desire for a career outside of college–we just have to flaunt it. The conference is a great opportunity to learn how to manage a starving artist
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Guest Post from Jana Harrison: Life as an English Major at Harlaxton College

Harlaxton College is located in Lincolnshire, England and is a popular study abroad choice for WKU students as the university holds a partnership with the University of Evansville who is the owner of Harlaxton Manor. I spent the fall semester of my junior year studying within these great halls and traveling throughout Europe on the weekends. As an English literature
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Internship Applications Due Tomorrow – Great Opportunities Next Semester – Don’t Miss Out!

As someone who has completed an internship in the English department, I highly recommend doing so during your undergraduate career. Not only does it give you hands-on experience and something tangible to add to your résumé, you get 3 hours of college credit toward your major and some life experience to boot! If you didn’t receive an email about English
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Proclivity for the Macabre? Enroll in Gothic Fiction this Spring!

If you love strange, frightening, and mysterious literature and films about things that go bump in the night, this is the course for you!  See the attached flyer for details about ENG 399: GOTHIC FICTION with Dr. Sandra Hughes, as well as the CRNs to enroll for the spring class on TopNet below. Limited availability means you may not get
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