March 20-26 Weekly Roundup


Deadline March 25A&S Research & Creative Activities Grant for Graduate Students


PLAN Workshop – More Than a Discussion Board: Best Practices and Effective Applications for Teaching Online

  • Thursday, March 24
  • 2-4 p.m.
  • Houchens 105

Discourse and Semiotics Workshop

  • Friday, March 25
  • 1-2 p.m.
  • Humanities 300

GNAS Renaissance Park Networking Event

  • Friday, March 25
  • 6-9 p.m.
  • Renaissance Fun Park
  • If you plan to attend, you must RSVP at

Women in Community Engagement

  • Friday, April 1
  • 2-4 p.m.
  • Shumaker Research Building, Room 139
  • Women in Community Engagement SIGS has invited a number of women who participate in community engaged projects and engaged scholarship to serve as panelists for this event. Panelists will share their own experiences in developing reciprocal community partnerships and documenting their community work for various audiences. The event will offer attendants a forum to discuss their own questions about being a woman interested in community engagement and the opportunities and the hurdles this type of work can bring.
  • Presenters Cate Fosl, Associate Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies; Mary P. Sheridan, Professor of English; Anna Faul, Professor and Associate Dean of Academic Affairs in Kent School of Social Work; Vicki Hines-Martin, Professor and Director of the Office of Health Disparities in the School of Nursing; Monica Wendel, Associate Professor of Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences; Billie Castle, Doctoral Fellow in Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences; Beth Boehm, Dean of SIGS (Moderator)

Save the Date! EGO Book Sale

  • Wednesday April 13 – Friday April 15
  • 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. each day.
  • Bingham Humanities Building
  • ***We will need graduate student volunteers to staff this each day!

Save the Date! Layne Gordon’s Baby Shower

  • Saturday, April 16
  • 2-4 p.m.
  • Megan Hartline’s House

End of Semester EGO Party

  • Friday, April 28
  • Tentative 6:30 p.m.
  • BBC on Shelbyville Road


Deadline April 25, 2016ASLE Graduate Student Symposium “Toxic Borders and Bondages: Intersecting Ecology with Capitalism, Racism, Heteropatriarchy and (Dis)possession”
Deadline May 15, 2016Special Issue of Praxis: A Writing Center Journal Access and Equity in Graduate Writing Support
Deadline July 15, 2016 –  Call for Manuscripts “Beyond the Dream:” Black Textual Expressivities between the World and Me with Guest Editor David. E. Kirkland with Julie Gorlewski and David Gorlewski


“What I’m Working On” series

This week, we are featuring pieces written by 1st-year MA student Karley Miller and 4th-year PhD candidate Elizabeth Chamberlain.

“What I Wish I’d Known in Graduate School” series

This week, we are featuring a piece by associate professor Dr. Ann Elizabeth Willey.