English Department

at the University of Michigan-Flint

Scott Atkinson’s Short Story Wins Award

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English grad student Scott Atkinson’s story “Old Blue Hat” has been awarded the 2011 David Diamond Student Writing Prize by the Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature. Congratulations to Scott and to Stephanie Carpenter, who organized a session at the Society’s annual conference in East Lansing, shepherded students to the conference, and, of course,

2010: The Year in Scholarship

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As 2010 comes to a close, we take a look back to celebrate the professional pursuits of English department faculty this year—publications, book reviews, conference papers, conference panels, and work in professional organizations. Articles Hiramatsu, Kazuko, Keli Rulf, and Samuel Epstein. “When Knowledge Causes Failure: The Extension of Novel Adjectives and the Interpretation of ‘One.’” Lingua 120.5

Linguistics Conference Grant

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Congratulations to Kazuko Hiramatsu, Associate Professor of English, who recently received a grant from the University of Michigan Office of the Vice President for Research to host the  40th Annual Meeting of the Michigan Linguistic Society here at UM-Flint. The Michigan Linguistics Society meeting is an annual peer-reviewed conference that brings together students and faculty from

2010 ADDY Awards

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Congratulations to Jan Worth-Nelson and Janet Lorch (Communications) for receiving an ADDY Award for the Higher Learning Commission Self-Study report.  You can take a look at the report at: http://www.umflint.edu/hlc/Report/UMF%20Self-study%202009.pdf For a list of other UM-Flint students and faculty who received ADDY awards, visit: http://www.umflint.edu/news/articles/212/1/UM-Flint-Shines-at-ADDY-Awards/Page1.html