Yearly Archives: 2011

Yearly Archives: 2011

Students Present at Indiana College Assoicaiton Annual Conference

Students Present at Indiana College Assoicaiton Annual Conference

Three of HSS students presented at the Indiana College English Association (ICEA) annual conference, October 7, at Anderson University, in Anderson, Indiana. The students and their presentations were: Zack Bishop (“Road Not Maintained”); Hillary Cameron (“Judged, Beaten, and Loved”), and Christina Persson (“Human Recreation and its Effect on the Environment”). Zack and Christina’s presentations grew out of work supported by the Summer Research Scholars program; Hillary’s presentation is part of her current work on her honors thesis. The theme for this year’s conference was “Spiritus Loci” (spirit of place). The conference drew presenters and attendees from four states, and featured Scott Russell Sanders, IU Bloomington Professor Emeritus, as the keynote speaker. In addition, this year Jean Harper, Associate Professor of … Continued
Communication Studies Faculty Send Recent IU East Graduates Off to Graduate School

Communication Studies Faculty Send Recent IU East Graduates Off to Graduate School

Communication Studies faculty are proud to announce that two of their most recent graduates Bruce Morgan, and 2011 Chancellor’s Scholar, Kimbra Shoop were recently accepted into competitive graduate programs in Communication. Bruce Morgan graduated with a BA in Communication Studies in May 2011 and was recently accepted into the Master’s in Integrated Marketing Communication program at West Virginia University to begin January 2012. Kimbra Shoop who also earned her BA in Communication Studies in May 2011 was accepted and has already begun pursuing graduate studies in health communication since August 2011 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Both students were strongly supported by letters of recommendation from Communication faculty Elvinet Piard, Natalia Rybas and Jerome Mahaffey.
English Faculty Present at Feminisms and Rhetoric’s Conference

English Faculty Present at Feminisms and Rhetoric’s Conference

HSS English faculty, Margaret Thomas Evans, Linda Applegate, Rachel Ramer and Frances Peacock recently presented papers at the Feminisms and Rhetoric’s Conference at Minnesota State University, Mankato, on Friday, October 14. The title of their presentation was "The Challenges of Feminist Rhetoric in Traditionally Male Domains: Religion, Engineering, and Technology.
Faculty Work to Publish in Literary Magazine

Faculty Work to Publish in Literary Magazine

Jean Harper, Associate Professor of English at Indiana University East, recently received notice that a chapter from her book manuscript Horses and Divorces, has been accepted for publication at the North American Review. “I am very pleased to see a chapter of my book manuscript appear in such a prestigious literary magazine,” Harper said. “This gives me great hope for the future publication of the book itself.” Founded in Boston in 1815, the North American Review is the oldest literary magazine in the United States. Published at the University of Northern Iowa (Cedar Falls) since 1968, on six occasions during that period, it has been a finalist for the National Magazine Award (the magazine equivalent of the Pulitzer Prize), and it … Continued
School of Humanites and Social Sciences Alumni Gets Published

School of Humanites and Social Sciences Alumni Gets Published

Indiana University East Alumni, Jacquelynn Steele (B.A Humanities 2010), has an article published in the online magazine, LiveBetterMagazine.com. The article comes out of her experiences in Paraguay, which began with a Summer Research Scholar project in summer of 2009. Jacquelynn worked with former HSS World Languages faculty, Teresa Henderson on the SUMRS project; Jacquelynn also worked Associate Professor of English, Jean Harper, writing about her Paraguay experiences for her Humanities capstone project. The article can be viewed here at: Disappearing Cultures: Paraguay’s Indigenous Tribes