Newsreel Fall 2019-Spring 2020
News and Announcements
Newsreel Fall 2019-Spring 2020
- RhetComp@StonyBrook is a blog open to all Stony Brook students interested in writing any genre. RhetComp promotes student expression by developing a sense of camaraderie among students who enjoy writing, whether or not they are Writing minors. It provides an open and positive environment for peer review and critique, and teaches its members how to improve their writing and editing effectively with a variety of different contests, workshops, and exercises. Interested in submitting work? Please see the flyer for details.
- Professor Ryan Calvey is In the Spotlight this month! Read his reflections on teaching writing.
- Congratulations to Professor Shyam Sharma for winning an honorable mention for his solo authored book, Writing Support for International Graduate Students: Enhancing Transition and Success, for the CCCC 2020 Advancement of Knowledge Award. He also contributed a chapter in Rhetorics Elsewhere: Contested Modernities, Decolonial Visions (Eds., Garcia & Baca, NCTE ) which won the CCCC Best Book in the Edited Collection for 2020.
- Check out Professor Laura Lisabeth's just-published article "White Fears of Dispossession: Dreyer's English, The Elements of Style, and the Racial Mapping of English Discourse" in the current issue of 𝑹𝒂𝒅𝒊𝒄𝒂𝒍 𝑻𝒆𝒂𝒄𝒉𝒆𝒓.
- Congratulations to Professor Katherine Johnston's publication in UCLA’s American Indian Culture and Research Journal, "Spectacles and Specters of Indigenous Peoples in How Tasty Was My Little Frenchman." She also published "Profile Epistemologies, Racializing Surveillance, and Affective Counterstrategies in Claudia Rankine's Citizen" in Twentieth-Century Literature.
- Marissa Kelberman, a double major in the Stony Brook University Department of Political Science and Stony Brook University Department of Philosophy and a P rofessional Writing minor, was featured by the College of Arts and Sciences. One of our December 2019 grads, Marissa came to # StonyBrookU from Boston as a recruit for Stony Brook Women's Soccer. Read her profile.
- Professor Robert Kaplan became one of Stony Brook University's first Advanced Senior Lecturers in Fall, 2019, as announced by the College of Arts and Science.
- Professor Peg Christoff's article “Footprints of our Souls: The Walls of Chinese Exclusion,” published n the Journal of Chinese Philosophy, (special issue on Great Walls and Western Walls From Accentuating Differences to the Gifts of Accompaniment), June 18, 2019.
- Professor Peter Khost's book, Rhetor Response: A Theory and Practice of Literary Affordance (Utah State University Press), has been nominated for four book awards, the Modern Language Association's 2020 Mina P. Shaughnessy Prize , the 2020 Conference on College Composition and Communication Outstanding Book Award , the 2020 Council of Writing Program Administrators Best Book Award , and the nationally juried 2019 Teaching Literature Book Award (sponsored by Idaho State University). His chapter “Where’s that Confounded Bridge? Performance, Intratextuality, and Genre-Awareness Transfer” was published in the edited collection Writing in the Performing and Visual Arts: Creating, Performing, and Teaching (WAC Clearinghouse).
- Professor Sarah Azzara published a memoir, " Apollo Ascends," in the Fall / Winter 2019 issue of the Santa Ana River Review.
- Professor Kristina Lucenko's article, "'Meerly my own free Agent': Liberty and Civility in The Case of Madam Mary Carleton, " was published in Early Modern Women, vol. 14 no. 1, 2019, p. 50-74. She also published a review of Serhiy Zhadan's poetry collection What We Live For, What We Die For (Yale University Press 2019) in the bi-lingual Ukrainian magazine Our Life/Nashe Zhyttia vol. LXXVI. no. 7-8, July-Aug 2019, p. 10-11.
Events (more to come)
- Wed. 2/19 Brown Bag: Patricia Medved, 1:00-2:20pm, location: Humanities 2046
- Wed. 3/11Brown Bag (open discussion): Argument 1:00-2:20pm, location TBA
- TBA PWR Speakers Series: TBA Time and location TBA