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  • Prepare for a career teaching secondary school English through our rigorous English Education major.
  • Explore your options for English and English Education courses offered in Newark this fall.
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  • Learn what's required to complete the Master's Degree in Literature.
  • Learn what's required to complete the PhD degree in Literature.
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  • Review the lists of allowable and unallowable expenses before you go.
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  • Apr. 21st, 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM: Poet's Corner Reading Series - Linda Blaskey
    @ St. Thomas Episcopal Church:

     Linda Blaskey  reading poetry from her favorite poets

  • Apr. 26th, 11:00 AM to 12:15 PM: Neal Lerner
    @ Pearson Hall Room 116:

    On April 26, 2018, the University of Delaware Writing Center will be hosting Dr. Neal Lerner, Director of the Writing Program at Northeastern University and prominent scholar in the field of composition studies. Dr. Lerner will offer a hands-on workshop for faculty from all disciplines, and an invited talk for the whole campus community. The workshop will be held in Pearson 116, Faculty Commons at 11:00am - 12:15pm and the lecture location will be announced soon and held at 3:30pm - 4:30pm.

    Workshop for faculty: Teaching for Meaningful Writing in All Disciplines

    Led by Dr. Neal Lerner, Northeastern University

    11-12:15 in Pearson Hall 116

    Based on the results of a multi-institutional study, the Meaningful Writing Project, this hands-on workshop will help faculty (re)design assignments to foster their students’ meaningful writing experiences in all disciplinary contexts. Participants should bring a syllabus or writing assignment(s) they wish to rethink through the lens of this research on students’ meaningful writing experiences.


    Guest Speaker: Neal Lerner presents

    The Meaningful Writing Project: Learning, Teaching, and Writing in Higher Education

    3:30-4:30 location TBA


    Faculty, administrators, staff and students are invited to attend. The Meaningful Writing Project is a multi-year, multi-institutional study of what college seniors report to be their most meaningful writing projects as undergraduates. In this talk, Dr. Lerner will present the findings of this research and discuss implications for curriculum, pedagogy, and assignment design across the disciplines.

  • May 3rd, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM: Gregory Family Celebration of Creative Writing
    @ Memorial Hall, Room 127:

    Through the generous support of the Gregory Family, the Department of English hosts this celebration each spring in conjunction with the annual publication of UD's student literary magazine, Caesura.

    Student authors and artists, their family and friends, and anyone with a love of creative writing are welcome to attend.

    Complimentary copies of Caesura will be provided.

    Reception to follow in the lobby of Memorial Hall

  • May 25th, 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM: English Department Convocation
    @ Blue Tent on the North Green :

    Reception to follow in the multipurpose rooms, Trabant University Center

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