Weekly Round-Up: Nov. 6 – 12

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Graduate Course Survey: Your responses needed and appreciated!

Please respond by Monday, November 14

Every fall, our faculty begin the process of planning course offerings for the next year; and they would like to get a sense of what graduate students are interested in seeing offered. This is invaluable input from both MA and PhD students, whether you are currently in or are exiting coursework. So, we appreciate a response from as many people as possible–and thank you so much for your time in contributing to academic course offerings in our program.  https://goo.gl/forms/lIUO4uIxRQc5PzX03

Ph.D. Committee Workshop 

Save the date! EGO PhD Committee round-table on Thursday, November 10 from 12-1 p.m. in Bingham Humanities 300

Do you need to talk with other PhD students about putting together committees for exams? And choosing and managing your mentors, too? If you are interested in attending, please save the date, and we will let you know further details on food possibilities and location.
MA Prospectus Workshop 
For MA students planning on completing a Culminating Project, EGO is hosting a discussion with alumni of the MA program about composing a prospectus. The workshop will be Thursday, November 17th at 12 p.m. in Bingham Humanities 300. This workshop is will be a chance for first and second year MA students to ask questions about the CP process.
Digital Media Research

Rick Wysocki is the digital media research assistant this year. He will have open hours in the Mac Lab (HUM 204) all semester to help Faculty, Graduate Students, and Students with multimodal and digital projects. His hours are Mondays and Fridays from 1-2 p.m. From Rick: “As mentioned above, I’m happy to help people across the university with their digital/multimodal projects. It is also a good thing for teachers to let their students know about if they need access to a computer or specifically to a Mac.”

UPCOMING EVENTS

Briel Koback “Straight Whiskey and the Producer/Consumer It Protects” Discourse and Semiotics Workshop

  • Straight, rectified, or blended: such were the options for labeling whiskey sold in the U.S. after the passage of three legislative acts between 1897 and 1911. These statutes served to regulate the production, distribution, and sale of various comestibles, drugs, and medicine on a federal level. By considering the role of one particular distiller, this analysis attempts to consider the intricacies and overlaps of business and regulatory bodies in the realm of comestibles as a both a foil and mirror to distilling practices today.
  • Friday, November 11 from 2-4 p.m.
  • Stevenson 407

Mock Academic Interview feat. Rachel Gramer

*Check out the Writing Center events calendar for upcoming writing events.

*Check out the PLAN Workshop series through the School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies for professional development workshop opportunities.

CALLS FOR PAPERS

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