Once upon a time there was a series of blog posts that demonstrated that English Department faculty did other things besides write syllabi and take too long returning student work. Now, after far too long a break, Who Are These People, Anyway? returns with shocking revelations about what we plan to read this summer as
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For the last couple of years, Who Are These People Anyway? has been happy to share summer reading plans with you: what we’re reading, what we think you should read, and how we did with last year’s resolutions. Here’s the 2015 installment; just peruse the WATPA? archive if you want to read the older ones.
Last year around this time Who Are These People, Anyway? focused on summer reading: ours and (we hoped) yours. The results are here. Deciding that nothing succeeds like success, this year we’re doing the same. Read on for English faculty choices – what we want to read this year and what we want you to
2012-13 got too busy for us all to find the time to check in with you. But here we are, a few days before “summer” comes to UM-Flint! For this go-round, we asked ourselves what we were most determined to read this summer, and then each suggested a must-read title for you. Below you’ll find
In these posts you’ve learned that English Department faculty listen to music, see movies, and even watch tv. Beyond those things, though, how do we like to spend our time? We thought you’d never ask! Just read below to find out the unbelievable truth. All things must pass, and with this post WATPA? says farewell
Remember us? We’re English Department faculty, and we can’t resist telling you more about ourselves, especially in mildly embarrassing ways. This time around, respondents were asked to identify their favorite tv programming of yesteryear, along with what kind of trash they might be caught watching during an idle moment now. Do English teachers watch tv
2011 has been another productive year for the members of the UM-Flint English Department faculty and it’s an honor to salute this work and the people who created it: Monographs Our hats are off to Tom for the publication of his sixth book in which he demonstrates his literate qualities and his ever-ready wit. Foster,
Welcome back! We were offline for a little while trying to remember our 5 all-time favorite movies (All-time) and 5 that we’ve liked pretty well from the last decade (2001). Get busy catching up, and don’t miss the next madcap edition of WATPA? Suzanne Knight: All-time: The Godfather, Jaws, The Shawshank Redemption, A Few Good
As strange as it is to consider, English teachers do more than just grade papers, read books, and grade papers. It turns out that we listen to music too. There’s still more, so this is only the first in a series of occasional posts that will tell you a little about just who we think