August 29, 2015

Internships available

[This letter was recently sent to the SJU English department.] My name is Emily Goldblum, an assistant managing editor at Odyssey. I'm reaching out to you because I have a wonderful internship opportunity for students at St. John's.   We are hoping to launch a branch of Odyssey at St. John's. Odyssey is a social content platform built out of local communities who share their opinions with a national audience, garnering over 20 … [Read More...]

Job Placement Practicum

Students currently or shortly anticipating going on the academic job market might want to look at this exhaustive and incredibly useful outline of materials and resources prepared by the brilliant ex-New Yorker Adam Hooks of the University of Iowa. It's shareable under a Creative Commons license via Adam's great blog anchora. Job Placement Practicum  … [Read More...]

Revised MA and Doctoral Forms

The Grad Dean's office has revised the forms for MA and Doctoral students. Here's the new link: … [Read More...]

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...]