English Department

at the University of Michigan-Flint

Poetry reading: Figures of Speech

Posted by .

Who: Poetry students of ENG 393/562 When: Saturday, Feb. 20 – 6:00-9:00 p.m. Where: Buckham Gallery, 134 1/2 W. Second St. ($1 cover charge, refreshments provided) Read more about the event here. Questions?  Contact Jan Worth-Nelson ([email protected]).

Workshop: Personal statement

Posted by .

Planning to apply for scholarships offered through UM-Flint or other organizations? Completing a graduate school application? Learn how to write a winning personal statement. Tuesday, February 2, 2010 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. Alumni Room Free of charge Sponsored by the Women’s Educational Center Questions?  Please call 237-6648

Bommarito Book Fund

Posted by .

The Ellen Bommarito Book Fund is accepting applications through January 31. Applicants must be junior or seniors pursuing a Specialization in Writing or Minor in Writing. Interested students should complete the attached application and return it to Jim Anderson, 326 FH, by January 31st. More information (as well as the application form) is available online

Online writing tutoring

Posted by .

Do you need help with a writing assignment for an online course? The Writing Center offers online tutoring. Submit your paper online. Get feedback by email within 1-3 business days. Get more information and the submission form here. Questions?  Contact Dr. Jacob Blumner ([email protected]).


Posted by .

http://www.flickr.com/photos/david_jones/ / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 Sunshower (n.): sunshine + rainfall. According to Karen Davis’ mother, who grew up in the South, a sunshower is a sign that the devil is beating his wife behind the door. (I’m curious why it’s specified as “the” door, rather than “a” door–as if we should all know which door.

Call for papers

Posted by .

Interdisciplinary Creative and Critical Writing Conference April 1, 2010 [Sponsored by Sigma Tau Delta, International English Honors Society] Deadline for submissions:  Monday, Feb. 1. Submission cover sheet  available in English Dept. (326 French Hall). Submissions due in Sigma Tau Delta mailbox (326 French Hall). Questions?  Contact Megan Breidenstein, [email protected]