May 23, 2015

Teaching Positions at Charter High School

The English Department has received the following job vacancy notice from Stacey King, Principal of the New Visions Charter HS for Advanced Math and Science II. Interested candidates should contact her directly at I am reaching out to ask that you please share with your strong teaching and leadership candidates that I have the following positions open at my school for the upcoming year. We currently … [Read More...]

Employee REcognition day

Employee Recognition Day 2015

We didn't have a photographer on hand for Commencement last Sunday -- send in pix if you'd like us to post them! -- but we were on hand for the last event of the year, Employee Recognition Day on May 20. Here's a picture of the department's two honorees, Lana Umali and Professor Steve Mentz. Congrats to all graduates, and happy summer to everyone! … [Read More...]

SJU New Doctors

Doctoral Hooding 2015

Last night, Thursday May 7, 2015, the SJU English department was proud to drape Doctoral Hoods around the necks of nine newly-minted Doctors.   Our list of graduating doctors includes Tuli Chatterji Chris Hellstrom Rob Munday Padmini Sukumaran Lauren Kopec John Misak Aleza Tadri Kerri Mulqueen Erin Fiero Judy Ludow (not present at the ceremony) The proud faculty mentors in the second pictures include … [Read More...]

College of Staten Island seeking Instructors for Fall 2015

The English department at the College of Staten Island seeks instructors for composition courses (English 111, "Introduction to College Writing" and English 151 "College Writing") for Fall 2015. Please send a CV to and cc … [Read More...]

Cross-Disciplinary Dialogue and Collaboration

CCRWT is pleased to announce the selection of Ann Jurecic as this year's Keynote Speaker for the conference on Cross-Disciplinary Dialogue and Collaboration. Dr. Ann Jurecic is an Associate Professor of English at Rutgers University–New Brunswick and an Associate Editor of Literature and Medicine. Her book Illness as Narrative charts the emergence of personal writing about illness in the twentieth century and explores the problems … [Read More...]