Dr. Joseph Campana Featured during Fall Creative Writing Residency
ETSU Celebrates Creative Writing welcomes poet and Renaissance literature scholar
Dr. Joseph Campana for two days of poetry, scholarship, and conversation. Campana
will read from his new poetry collection, The Book of Life, on Sept. 23 at 4 p.m.
and will present a lecture on Shakespeare and his use of the “curse” word as a special
language feature on Sept. 24 at 1 p.m. Both events will be in the Reece Museum. Campana
is Alan Dugald McKillop Professor of English at Rice University. Books will be sold
and signed, and time reserved for audience questions at both events. Both events
are free and open to the public.
Summer 2020 Study Abroad
Literature and Language is offering the London Theatre study abroad for pre-summer
2020. Students will spend 2 weeks in London attending specific live performances,
participating in arranged discussion groups, and visiting historical sites and museums.
For additional information, contact Dr. Katherine Weiss.
Winners of College of Arts & Sciences Awards
We are proud to announce that two of our colleagues received awards from the College
of Arts and Sciences, Dr. Michael Jones (Lecturer Award) and Dr. Josh Reid (Distinguished
Teaching Award). Please join us in congratulating them!
ETSU at Tennessee Area Japanese Speech Contest
Students from the ETSU Japanese Program participated in the annual Tennessee Area
Japanese Speech Contest, where ETSU's Katlyn Powell won the grand prize. (pictured
l-r: Zachary James [adjunct faculty. Japanese], Jacob Roberts, Katlyn Powell, Junko
Tezuka-Arnold [senior lecturer, Japanese], and Rebekah Fine.
Catherine Pritchard Childress Addresses Honors Convocation
LiLa alumna Catherine Pritchard Childress spoke at the 2019 Honors College Academic
Excellence Convocation. Photo by Larry Dale Smith, courtesy of ETSU Photographic Services
LiLa Visits Earthaven Ecovillage
On March 23, Dr. Ashley Rattner took members of her "American Utopia" class to visit
Earthaven Ecovillage in Black Mountain, North Carolina.
Silas House Featured during Creative Writing Festival
The ETSU Celebrates Creative Writing Initiative welcomed acclaimed novelist Silas
House. Pictured are ETSU Poet-in-Residence Dr. Jesse Graves, Karissa Doughty, Silas
House, Sam Campbell, and Harley Mercadal.
Mackenzie Coffey Wins 2019 Don Johnson Young Poets Award
The ETSU chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, the English Honorary, is pleased to present the
2019 Don Johnson Young Poets Award to Sullivan South Central High School senior Mackenzie
Coffey (pictured are Sigma Tau Delta member, Taylor Hubbard; Sullivan Central High
School Teacher and English MA alumnus, Mr. Seth Grindstaff; Poetry Winner, Mackenzie
Coffey; Dr. Scott Honeycutt).
ETSU at SEWSA 2019
Members of ETSU's Women's Studies Program offered presentations at the annual meeting
of the Southeastern Women's Studies Association Conference, held at Oxford, Mississippi.
Timbs Offers Occasional Poem for University Woods
LiLa alumnus Adam Timbs delivered an occasional poem to commemorate the establishment
of ETSU's University Woods as part of the Old Forest Network (Photo Credit: Charlie
Warden, Lead Photographer, University Relations)