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Apr 24, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Eaton Presents Paper Examining Black Identities in Belize

Dr. Kalenda Eaton, associate professor of English and director of global learning, presented at the “Roots/Heritage Tourism in Africa and the African Diaspora: Case Studies for a Comparative Approach” international conference in Miami, Fla., from Feb. 12 to 14. Dr. Eaton’s paper, “...And we were...

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Apr 22, 2015 jretter Retter

Schall and Mazzeo Contribute to ‘Digital Death: Mortality and Beyond in the Online Age’

Daniel Schall, director of the Writing Center, and Stephen Mazzeo, adjunct professor of English, contributed a chapter titled “Infinite Gestation: Death and Progress in Video Games” to Digital Death: Mortality and Beyond in the Online Age, which will be awarded the Ray and Pat Browne Award for Best...

Apr 20, 2015 Susan Gettlin

English Majors Present at Regional Conference

English majors Jameis Freeland ’15 and Samantha Cartaino ’15 presented their Capstone research

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Feb 25, 2015 jretter Retter

Eaton Serves as Panelist in Georgia, Presents at Conference in Spain

Dr. Kalenda Eaton, associate professor of English and director of global learning, was an invited panelist at the 2014 UNCF/Mellon Programs conference in Atlanta, Ga. The focus of the conference was scholarship and activism in academic settings, and Eaton participated in the panel titled “Building...

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Feb 25, 2015 jretter Retter

Isard Presents at the e-Learning 3.0 Conference at Drexel University

Josh Isard, assistant professor of English, attended the Drexel University e-Learning 3.0 Conference in March, where he presented to a diverse audience of tech writers, consultants, and representatives from companies like Blackboard and Lockheed Martin.  His presentation, “Mobile Devices, Apps...

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Feb 25, 2015 jretter Retter

Schall Publishes Poetry in Streetnotes and Presents at the 2013 Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association

Dan Schall, director of the Writing Center, blended photography and poetry to create a photo essay style-set of four poems titled “Philadelphiamble.” Published in Streetnotes, a peer-reviewed ethnography and poetry journal published out of the University of California (Davis), the pieces comprised...

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Feb 22, 2015 jretter Retter

Video: Reading and Q&A With Poet Jericho Brown

On Feb. 11, poet Jericho Brown read selections from his award-winning debut collection, Please, and his latest release, The New Testament, to a standing-room-only crowd in the Castle Rose Room. After the readings, Brown took part in a Q&A session with Dr. Kalenda Eaton and...

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Feb 16, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Author Michael Pogach ’05M, ’09M Led Q&A on Campus

Author, professor, and motorcycle enthusiast Michael Pogach ’05M, ’09M led a Q&A in the Castle Rose and Mirror Rooms on Feb. 27 as part of Arcadia’s Writers Return to Campus series. Pogach, who teaches English at Northampton Community College, has published five short stories and recently...

Feb 10, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Bryant ’99M Receives Sibert Medal for Children’s Book

Jen Bryant ’99M’s latest book, The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus, was awarded the 2015 Robert F. Sibert Medal for the most distinguished informational children’s book published in 2014. The award was announced on Feb. 3 by the Association for Library Service to Children. The Right Word...

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Jan 27, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Reale Publishes Poetry Collection on the Sicilian-American Immigrant Experience

Michelle Reale ’99M, assistant professor, Library, has just released a collection of prose poetry titled The Legacy of the Sidelong Glance: Elegies through Aldrich Press. This collection explicates the rough terrain of the Sicilian-American immigrant experience in a place in which...

Jan 27, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Award-winning Poet Jericho Brown to Read at Arcadia University

Award-winning poet Jericho Brown will read from his recent collection of poetry The New Testament, one of Library Journal’s  best books of the year and an NAACP Image Award nominee for Outstanding Literary Work—Poetry, at Arcadia University on Feb. 11. The event...

Jan 14, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia Gets Geeky with Author Eric Smith ’08M, Jan. 22

By JASMINE L. HENDERSON ’15 The MFA Creative Writing program’s “Writers Return to Campus Series” presents author, blogger, and self-proclaimed geek Eric Smith ’08M on Thursday, Jan. 22, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Commons Stein Fireplace Lounge. Cofounder of the blog Geekadelphia and the Philly Geek...