Arcadia University News


March 14, 2012

Montgomery News: Kaier Tames Tangled Body Image in ‘Beauty is a Verb’

Montgomery News featured Anne Kaier , Adjunct Professor of English, for her contribution to Beauty Is a Verb: The New Poetry of Disability (Cinco Puntos Press), edited by Jennifer Bratlett, Sheila Black and Michael Northen, on March 13. The collection of poems and essays provides insight into the...

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March 13, 2012

What a Method Actor Can Teach You about Writing

By Michael Schwartz ’14 Arcadia University students and faculty, as well as members of the local creative community, were treated to an insightful lecture by multi-disciplinarian Keith Strunk. A devoted method actor, Strunk connected with the audience through interactive exercises and made...

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March 6, 2012

Reale Book: Mentoring and Managing Students in the Academic Library

Michelle Reale ’96,’99M , Faculty Librarian in Arcadia University's Landman Library, wrote a book titled Mentoring and Managing Students in the Academic Library , recently published by ALA Editions, the publishing arm of the American Library Association and one of the most highly respected imprints...

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February 28, 2012

Phillyburbs.com: Howie ’00M Accepts 2011 Teacher as Hero Award, March 14

Phillyburbs.com reported that Dennis Howie ’00M “will officially accept the 2011 Teacher as Hero Award presented by The National Liberty Museum in Philadelphia on March 14,” as reported by staff writer Christian Menno, Feb. 27. Howie graduated from Arcadia University with master's degree in English...

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February 28, 2012

Phillyburbs.com: Howie ’00M Accepts 2011 Teacher as Hero Award, March 14

Phillyburbs.com reported that Dennis Howie ’00M “will officially accept the 2011 Teacher as Hero Award presented by The National Liberty Museum in Philadelphia on March 14,” as reported by staff writer Christian Menno, Feb. 27. Howie graduated from Arcadia University with master's degree in English...

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February 17, 2012

Newsworks: Jones Founds Nor’easter Open, Fellow Faculty Contribute

Newsworks (Philadelphia, Pa.) reported on the new open mic event, the Nor'easter Open, which took place at the Big Blue Marble Bookstore , founded by Quincy Scott Jones , Adjunct Professor of English, Communications and Theater Arts, and his wife. Adjunct Professors Daniel Schall ’08, ’ 10M and...

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February 7, 2012

Cave Canem Hosts Debut for Monica A. Hand ’75

Cave Canem Foundation, a home for the many voices of African American poetry, will host a book launch for Arcadia University alumna Monica A. Hand ’75 and her debut collection of poetry, me and Nina , on Friday, Feb. 10, at 6:30 p.m. at Cave Canem headquarters in Brooklyn, N.Y. The evening of music...

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February 3, 2012

Apiary: 'me and Nina' author Monica A. Hand '75 To Perform at Arcadia, Feb. 8

Tamara G. Oakman , Co-founder and Managing Editor of APIARY magazine and a graduate student in Arcadia University's M.A. in English program, writes about the upcoming Feb. 8 visit of fellow alum and fellow poet Monica A. Hand ’75 . Monica A. Hand is a poet and book artist whose debut manuscript, me...

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January 31, 2012

Reflections Penn: Hurricane Scatters First Year Doubts, Fosters New Friendships

Reflections Penn (Norristown, Pa.) recently featured an article by Kaylie Granoff ’15 , an English major at Arcadia University, who writes of the first chaotic days of her college experience. In addition to dealing with the tempest of acclimating to a new college environment and lifestyle, Granoff...

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January 31, 2012

Reflections Penn: Hurricane Scatters First Year Doubts, Fosters New Friendships

Reflections Penn (Norristown, Pa.) recently featured an article by Kaylie Granoff ’15 , an English major at Arcadia University, who writes of the first chaotic days of her college experience. In addition to dealing with the tempest of acclimating to a new college environment and lifestyle, Granoff...

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January 24, 2012

Intelligencer: Alum's First Novel is Tale of Horror on Appalachian Trail

Brian Francis Smith of Glenside is an English teacher at Cheltenham High School by day and an author of horror tales, among other avocations, by night. Smith, who earned a master's degree at Arcadia University, was profiled in the Intelligencer on Jan. 21 in an article titled "Do they have the...

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January 20, 2012

Stoner ’04M Publishes Debut Novel

Shannon Nichola Stoner ’04M recently published her first novel, The Rise of Sekhmet (Fideli Publishing), which is now being sold in paperback. It is also available in e-book format for the Amazon Kindle and Barnes & Noble Nook. She graduated from Arcadia in 2004 with a master's degree in...

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January 17, 2012

Arnold’s Nature Writing Featured in Anthology

In 2010 Elizabeth Arnold ’10MAE was profiled in the Bulletin . Arnold’s passion for writing about nature and wilderness has been rewarding and her essay, “Never Lost,” was recently published in the anthology Permanent Vacation: Twenty Writers on Work and Life in Our National Parks, Volume 1: The...

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January 13, 2012

Alumna Poet Explores Jazz Singer Nina Simone, and Herself, in New Book

Monica A. Hand ’75 is a poet and book artist who is investigating a nomadic lifestyle as a strategy for economic, political, spiritual and artistic survival. Her manuscript— me and Nina —received a 2010 Kinereth Gensler Award and was released this month by Alice James Books. "In me and Nina , Hand...

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January 10, 2012

First-Years Explore Adult Truths Hidden in Fairy Tales

By Jenna Reim ’12M Adjunct Professor of English Lisa Gratz posed this question to students in her First-Year Seminar, Little Red Riding Hood or the Big Bad Wolf: Writing Yourself into Folk and Fairy Tales: “How do these antique [fairy tales] continue to thrive, grow, and fascinate as a basis for...

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December 9, 2011

'The Swing of the Sea' Tapped for Regional Theater Festival

Arcadia University's production of The Swing of the Sea ( view photos ) was one of eight shows selected for performance at the regional Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Jan. 10 - 14. Region II includes universities and colleges located in...

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November 22, 2011

Spring 2012 Upper Level English Courses

EN 229: Voices of America EN314/414, Writing for Magazines EN 315/415: Technical Writing EN 320/420: Studies in Classical and Medieval Europe EN 321/421: Renaissance & Enlightenment Literature EN 329/429 Narrative Form in Fiction & Film EN 344.2/444.2 Literature Adapted into Graphic Form EN...

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November 9, 2011

The Intelligencer: Arcadia Hosts Writers Forum, Nov. 18

The Intelligencer (Philadelphia, Pa.) recently reported on young adult author Marie Lamba’s upcoming presentation, “An Insider’s Look at Young Adult Fiction: Writing, Publishing and the YA Author’s Life,” which will take place on Friday, Nov. 18, from 7 to 9 p.m. in Grey Towers Castle. The talk,...

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October 25, 2011

Marathon Literary Review Open for Submissions

Marathon Literary Review , the new literary journal affiliated with Arcadia’s MFA in Creative Writing , is open for submissions until Wednesday, Nov. 30. The journal aims to publish an eclectic range of contemporary work, including art, fiction, flash fiction, poetry, photography and multimedia...

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October 25, 2011

Cast of 'Metamorphoses' Speaks of Love, Bonds and Blue Jeans

On Monday afternoon, the Bulletin interviewed four Acting majors from the cast of Arcadia University’s most recent theater production, Metamorphoses . Swiveling in the adjustable office chairs in Landman Library's Faculty and Staff Resource Room, Trevor Foehl ’13 , Kelsey Hodgkiss ’14 , Olivia...

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October 25, 2011

Ambler Gazette: Elwork '04M Joins Friends at Arcadia

The Ambler Gazette recently interviewed Paul Elwork ’04M , author of The Girl Who Would Speak for the Dead , published by Amy Einhorn Books (Penguin Group, 2011). He was welcomed back to Arcadia on Oct. 21, through the University's Writers Return to Campus series. "A small independent press,...

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