July 6, 2015

Adjunct teaching positions at FDU in New Jersey

Possible part-time teaching positions for fall 2015 at the Florham-Madison NJ campus of Fairleigh Dickinson University: The program is small, flexible and supportive--faculty are invited but not required to participate at every level.    Instructors are free to design courses but are provided with abundant resources should they wish to draw upon them. If interested, please contact Kathryn Douglas, Director of College Writing: … [Read More...]

Space available in Eng. 250: Medieval Drama

Many of our F15 grad seminars are over-subscribed, but we still have space available in Eng. 250: Medieval Drama. This course explores the rise of "artisan culture" outside of the London court in ways that illuminate the growth of vernacular and non-elite communities throughout English literary history. Developments in ideas of gender, politics, and religion all figure prominently. Please sign up if you want another F15 … [Read More...]

Fall 2015 Adjunct Teaching positions at York College, CUNY

York College, CUNY is seeking qualified adjunct faculty to teach composition courses in Fall 2015. Candidates must have experience teaching freshman or advanced composition at the college level and at least a masters degree. Training in the teaching of writing is a plus.   Send inquiry and curriculum vita to:   Linda M. Grasso grasso@york.cuny.edu … [Read More...]

CFP for Composing Literary Composition at SAMLA (Nov 13-15 in Durham, NC)

Although literature and composition/rhetoric depend on each other in interlocking, sometimes iterative ways, they are very often considered and taught completely separately, sometimes even housed in different departments. In this panel, we endeavor to bring them closer together, examining the ways in which their concerns and methods overlap, whether easily or fitfully. Proposed papers can consider questions including but not limited … [Read More...]

Grad Conference at U Chicago: Words Unofficial (Nov 19-20, 2015)

CALL FOR PAPERS Words Unofficial: Gossip, Circulation, Mediation University of Chicago English Graduate Conference November 19-20, 2015 Keynote Speaker: Prof. Susan Phillips, Northwestern University Associate Professor of English and Alumnae of Northwestern Teaching Professor From Chaucer's The House of Fame to Gossip Girl, the distortive power of rumor and gossip has long generated both fascination and anxiety across … [Read More...]