West Virginia Writer’s Workshop to focus on health, healing in 2017
In its 21st year, the West Virginia Writers’ Workshop will offer lectures and readings related to creative writing on health and healing.
Shape your destiny: Keegan Lester
Keegan Lester, an alumnus of the Department of English at West Virginia University, talks about what he’s been up to since graduating in 2009 with a B.A. in English Literature and Creative Writing, as well as his book, “this shouldn’t be beautiful but it was & it’s all i had so i drew it,” which won the 2016 Slope Editions Book Prize.
WVU Eberly faculty awarded West Virginia Humanities Council fellowships
Six faculty members within the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences at West Virginia University have been awarded fellowships from the West Virginia Humanities Council. This year’s recipients are Rose Casey, Catherine Gouge, Matthew Jacobsmeier, Jamie Shinn, Michele Stephens and Jesse Wozniak.
The “H” word: fighting negative language stereotypes in Appalachia
WVU linguistics expert Kirk Hazen advises filmmakers on stigma surrounding Appalachian dialects
Many voices: Building a consortium of small scholarly societies
In a political and economic climate where the value of academic scholarship continues to be questioned, one professor is leading the charge for its sustainability.
Shape your destiny: Frankie Peterson-Burch
English alumna Frankie Peterson-Burch uses English to comprehend, synthesize and analyze her research in nursing. Here she shares what she’s been up to since earning her degree in English in 2009.
Eberly faculty honored for mentoring undergraduate students in research
Two professors who have engaged students in their research have received the 2017 Faculty Award for Distinction in Undergraduate Research Mentoring at West Virginia University.