April 3-9 Weekly Roundup

  • Don’t forget to cast your vote for the EGO Outstanding Faculty, PhD Student, and MA Student Awards – live until April 7! 
  • Sign up here to volunteer for the EGO Book Sale!


Finding an Audience: A Panel on Creative Writing Submissions

  • Monday, April 4
  • 6-7:15 p.m.
  • University Writing Center
  • Please join the University Writing Center for a panel discussion for creative writers about submitting to journals, contests, scholarships, and grant opportunities. Creative Writing faculty and student panelists will offer insights into strategies for finding opportunities and submitting work, and will answer audience questions. This is a great opportunity for creative writers at any level to learn more about the submission process. We welcome any faculty members, staff, graduate students, and undergraduate students to attend!

PLAN Workshop: Why you need a Statement of Teaching Philosophy and How to Develop One

  • Tuesday, April 5
  • 2-3:30 p.m.
  • Houchens 105

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

Celebration of Excellence in Diversity sponsored by M.A.G.S.

  • Wednesday, April 20
  • 3 p.m.
  • Chao Auditorium in Ekstrom Library

End of Semester EGO Party

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

Rhetoric Reading Group

  • Sunday, April 29
  • 7 p.m.
  • Megan Hartline’s House


Deadline May 2, 2016 – 6th International Conference on Applied Linguistics and Professional Practice
Deadline May 15, 2016
Special 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 3rd-year PhD candidate Megan Faver Hartline and 2nd-year MA student Taylor Gathof

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

This week, we are featuring a piece by our director of graduate studies, Dr. Stephen Schneider