English Department

at the University of Michigan-Flint

Linguistics Program on Facebook

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Like us on  Facebook!  We’ll be posting links to language-related news, posting announcements about advising and class scheduling, and sharing program and research updates. https://www.facebook.com/pages/UM-Flint-Linguistics-Program/262274937157609

Winter 2012 courses

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Still looking for courses to take next semester? Below are just a few of the offerings in English and Linguistics. (Click on the underlined links for more information.) As always, faculty are available for advising. Check out the “Advising” tab for a list of advisors. ENG/LIN 244 – Structure of English (TR 4:00-5:15 pm) with

Social media and the classroom

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Check out a recent online debate between our own Dr. James Schirmer and Dr. Marcus Paroske (Communication). Here’s an excerpt from Dr. Schirmer: “I use social media (primarily Goodreads and Twitter) for the same reasons that [others] don’t. I value boundaries and privacy, too, and social media provide me the opportunity to take control of and develop an

Halloween Festival

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Do you have a scary story to share?  Participate in the the Campus Activities Board’s  Scary Story Open Mic Night! What: Halloween Festival When:  Tuesday, Oct. 18 (7-10 pm) Where: UCEN Happenings Room Click here for the flyer.

Qua: Call for Submissions

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Calling all Flint writers! Qua, the University of Michigan-Flint’s literary journal, is now accepting submissions of fiction, poetry and creative nonfiction for the Fall 2011 issue.

Dr. Schirmer and Twitter

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Dr. James Schirmer was interviewed recently by NBC 25’s sports director Dillon Collier.  To learn about Twitter in the classroom as well as its impact on sports, check out the story that aired today. Below are extended excerpts from Dr. Schirmer’s NBC 25 interview.

QUA Launch Party – April 29

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The Winter 2011 issue of QUA Literary Magazine is finally here! You can pick up your free copy in the English Department (326 French Hall). The website is currently under construction, but will be  www.umflint.edu/qua. Check there for additional stories and poems by students as well as information about submitting your own work. You can

ENG 307 – Fall 2011

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A note to English majors: ENG 307 (English Travelers to the Middle East: Cross-Cultural Perspectives) fulfills the pre-1800 British Literature requirement. ENG/MES 307-01 (CRN 14833) M/W 2:30-3:45 with Dr. Mary Jo Kietzman, who recently returned from Kazakhstan Email Dr. Kietzman with any questions at: [email protected]  

Portfolio due date – April 27

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A reminder that all English majors must submit a portfolio in order to graduate. You can find the checklist here. Portfolios are due in the English department on the last day of finals (Wed. April 27).