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In memoriam: Karen Hayes

Karen Hayes

Karen Hayes had served as a lecturer in the Department of English Language and Literatures at Wright State. Continue reading

New journal highlights excellent writing by Wright State students

Scott Geisel

New journal shines spotlight on excellent student writing from Wright State’s Integrated Writing courses. Continue reading

Video—Mad Men: The Class

Andrew Strombeck

Andrew Strombeck, associate professor of English, discusses his course Mad Men and Literature 1965–70 on Fox 45 in the Morning. The course uses Mad Men to show the influence literature has on pop culture. Watch the interview from Fox 45.

Technical and Professional Writing program receives donated software

Technical and Professional Writing program receives donated software

Wright State technical writing students work with state-of-the-art computer programs thanks to donations from two leading software companies. Continue reading

‘Mad Men’ focus of Wright State course

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Excerpt Dapper Don Draper has made his way into a local college classroom. Andrew Strombeck, a Wright State associate English professor, created “Mad Men and Literature 1965-70” to show the impact literature has on pop culture, according to an article … Continue reading

Wright State goes Mad (Men) for new literature course

Andrew Strombeck

Wright State course uses the TV show “Mad Men” to examine the influence literature has had on pop culture. Continue reading

English professor Angela Beumer Johnson wins Ohio teaching award

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Wright State professor Angela Beumer Johnson named Outstanding College Language Arts Educator by the Ohio English educators organization. Continue reading

On being a literary citizen

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Excerpt The theme of being a “literary citizen” set the tone for a recent panel discussion at Wright State University on Feb. 19. I attended for a variety of reasons: my alma mater is Wright State, I know most of … Continue reading

Literary publishers and organizers offer advice and anecdotes on success

Adventures in the Literary Arts panel

Tips on how to start a literary magazine, become involved in the local literary community and launch a career in creative writing came out of a panel discussion at Wright State University for aspiring writers. Continue reading

College Readiness Day gives regional high school students a taste of the college experience

College Readiness Day gives regional high school students a taste of the college experience

Logan County high school students visited Wright State for College Readiness Day to get a taste of the college experience. Continue reading