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LeeAnne Langton Featured in Inside CSULB

November 18th, 2013

 
Girl Scout Training
Helps Langton
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English’s LeeAnne Langton learned in 10 months in Tanzania that it’s good to be a Girl Scout.
Langton received a prestigious Senior Language Fellowship offered through the U.S. Department of State and Georgetown University that ran from December to October at Tanzania’s St. Augustine University where she trained English [...]

Article: “Why English Majors are the Hot New Hires”

September 18th, 2013

Here’s a great article on why English majors may be in high demand: https://www.openforum.com/articles/why-english-majors-are-the-hot-new-hires/

Professor Graham Thomas Named Inside CSULB’s Author of the Month

July 2nd, 2013

Professor Graham Thomas was named Inside CSULB’s Author of the Month on July 1, 2013. His latest novel Simon’s Journey (Ion Publishing, 2013) is a sequel to his original novel A Long, Lonely Time following the life and misadventures of literature professor Simon Brooke. In Simon’s Journey, Brooke travels the world to escape terrible grief. Based on Thomas’ real-life travels, Simon’s Journey takes the [...]

Professor Suzanne Greenberg Featured in Inside CSULB

June 17th, 2013

On June 17, 2013, Inside CSULB featured Professor Suzanne Greenberg for her latest novel Lesson Plans (Prospect Park Books, 2014). Her novel explores the challenges that adults face while homeschooling their children, and offers a change of pace from her previous two novels aimed at children, Abigail Iris: The One and Only and Abigail Iris: The Pet Project, written in collaboration [...]

2012-2013 Visiting Writers Series: Mike Buckley, John Brantingham, and Paul Tayyar

April 24th, 2013

Click here to watch Dr. Stephen Cooper’s introduction and Mike Buckley’s reading. Click here to watch John Brantingham’s reading and the Q&A with Paul Tayyar, Buckley, and Brantingham.   
The 2012-2013 Visiting Writers Series featured short story writer Mike Buckley, poet John Brantingham, and poet and publisher Paul Tayyar on Thursday, April 11th, 2013, at California State University, [...]

2012-2013 Visiting Writers Series Features Author Christina Adams

March 21st, 2013

The 2012-2013 Visiting Writers Series featured Christina Adams, author of A Real Boy: A True Story of Autism, Early Intervention, and Recovery (Penguin, 2005), on Thursday, March 7th, 2013, at California State University, Long Beach’s Soroptomist House. Adams began her talk by discussing her career progression and recent career that involves working on a new [...]

Nancy Strow Sheley Published Her Essay “Curricular Commonalities in Conflicted Countries: U.S., Rwanda, and Cyprus”

March 11th, 2013

Nancy Strow Sheley recently published her essay “Curricular Commonalities in Conflicted Countries: U.S., Rwanda, and Cyprus” in Issues on Education and Research: Volume 3 (Athens Institute for Education and Research, 2013).
Based on Fulbright-supported studies in Cyprus (2008) and Rwanda (2004), Sheley’s essay examines the commonalities of cultural conflicts that are rooted in faulty educational processes which often include a dependence [...]

Silver Birch Press Will Release “Gerald Locklin: New and Selected Poems” on March 21, 2013

March 4th, 2013

Silver Birch Press will release Gerald Locklin: New and Selected Poems, edited and with a foreword by Paul Kareem Tayyar, on March 21, 2013. The collection includes over 100 of Locklin’s poems spanning five decades: from 1967 to 2007. As Tayyar states in his foreword, ”Read them and be reminded of the blessings of a life well lived, courtesy [...]

Rafael Zepeda Publishes His Book “Desperados”

February 20th, 2013

Rafael Zepeda recently published his book Desperados (World Parade Books, 2013).
Beef Torrey, Co-Editor of Jim Harrison: A Comprehensive Bibliography and Conversations With Hunter S. Thompson, had the following to say about Zepeda’s Desperados:
[It's] an enchanting and captivating cachet, cut from Zepeda’s own Iberian legacy. It presents the reader with a zany romp through the hinterlands [...]

Spring 2013 Lunchtime Faculty Lecture Series: Schedule

February 19th, 2013

Wednesday, February 20 // Location MHB 315
David Fine, professor emeritus of English, will discuss his recently published novel, Missing Persons (The Troy Book Makers, 2012). Click here for more information.
Thursday, March 21 // Location AS 384
Sarah Arroyo will discuss material from her forthcoming book, Participatory Composition: Video Culture, Writing, and Electracy (SIU Press, 2013).
Thursday, April 25 // Location AS 384
Susan Carlile will discuss her work-in-progress, [...]

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