Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Eat, Drink and Be Merry

The English and Languages Department banquet is Wednesday, April 16th at 6 pm, and it will be held here on campus. A sign-up sheet is posted outside 301HM. Flyers have been posted throughout the building. We need a seat-count by the end of the week or early next. The ticket price is $10. Students can pay for their ticket in 301HM as well.

Conferencing 2013-2014

The following students represented ECU's Department of English and Languages well by attending and presenting papers at conferences during the 2013-2014 academic year. Chapeau!
"Wings of Victory" by Erte (1892-1990)
Honors Thesis:
Jaime Worden
Macy McDonald

Research Day:
Amria Norman
Molly Trimmer
Amber Huffman
Kerri Wheat

Southwest Popular and American Culture Conference:
Macy McDonald
Robert Darling

Jaime Worden
Amria Norman

Language and Linguistics Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference:
Macy McDonald
Jaime Worden
Robert Darling
Jennifer Wingard
Joshua McNeeley

Alpha Chi Conference:
Macy McDonald

South Central Writing Centers Association:
Tori Watson

Oklahoma Council of Teachers of English:
Kelsea Rabe
Matt McCreary
Miranda Rosenberger
Charlynn Estes

Kayci Snider
Courtney White
Brittany Schooling
Sarah Snow
Mayson Husband
Jasmine Quinonez
Cara Gaddy
Rodney Weaverling

Central Association of Russian Teachers of America (CARTA) Conference:
Marissa Hinton
Trevor Spradling
Brooklyn Stevenson
Taylor Alford
Yin Lai
Sisi Deng
Andrea Randriananaga

Monday, April 7, 2014

Originals is here!

"War News from Mexico, 1848" by Richard Caton Woodville.

The 2014 Originals have arrived. Each contributor receives one free copy. All others are $5.00. Please help us spread the word and sell a copy or two to your friends and family.

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

It's Time

Learning Walk (2005) by Jacek Yanka
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Submit your best work for the English Department Best Essay Awards

Best Essay in a Freshman Composition Course
Best Essay in a Humanities Course
Best Essay in a Literature Course
Best Essay in a Writing Course
Best Essay in a Language Course

Each entry must have been written for a class since March 2013. Each essay should include a cover page that lists
• author’s name
• contact information
• title of the essay
• course and professor for which the essay was written
Please do not list your name on any pages after the cover page.

Submit entries to Dr. Sarah Peters at or Horace Mann 335A

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Open Mic

"Next Monday, March 10 @ 3:30 -430 in Boswell Chapel, Literati is sponsoring an Open Mic for all creative writers. So, bring your poetry, your short stories, flash fiction and even music and share it with other like-minded souls. There won’t be food or drink, just words and an audience. Feel free to bring something to read that has inspired you if you’re not writing right now.

"See you there!


Thursday, February 20, 2014


Monday, December 2, 2013

Tribbey's Got a Brand New Book

Wrinkle and Mechanism. Click here to check it out. The video below is unrelated except that inspired the title of this post. And it's cool.