September 30, 2014

Activity Specialists for Jnr High Schools in Queens

A possible afternoon job for English majors: I was told to contact your office to try to your students employment at our agency.   The Greater Ridgewood Youth Council is a non- profit community based organization that services young people through our after school programs throughout Queens. We are looking for staff for our Junior High School after school programs located in various locations in Queens.  We are looking for current … [Read More...]

Dr. Shante Paradigm Smalls’s course Tumblrs

For anyone interested in following along, here are the course Tumblrs for Dr. Smalls's two fall courses: Race and Speculation Global Blackness (1000C) … [Read More...]

Linton Kwesi Johnson at NYU

Jamaican-born "dub" poet Linton Kwesi Johnson will be speaking at NYU on Sept 19th and 23rd. Professors Raj Chetty and Dohra Ahmad may be taking students to the events, so contact them if you are interested. Here's the link, and text after the jump. … [Read More...]

Dr. Steve Mentz, DGS

Welcome to Fall 2014!

All St John's English students or interested parties are encouraged to add this blog to your Feedly or other RSS feed, follow our Facebook page, or just check back regularly. We use this space to post details of events sponsored by the department, including guest speakers and symposia. We also post internship opportunities, calls for papers, and other news. You can find upcoming deadlines for registration, fellowship … [Read More...]

Internship: Writopia Lab on the Upper West Side

Here's a message about an internship opportunity that we recently received from the Writopia Lab: Hello! My name is Cherie Buenaflor and I work for Writopia Lab, a nonprofit organization based in New York City that holds creative writing workshops for kids ages 6-18. We are looking for students to join our "Write to Recognition" internship program, providing assistance during our after-school workshops and immersing themselves in our … [Read More...]