English and technical communication

Linguist publishes book

Posted by on June 2, 2020

A new book by Dr. Sarah E. Hercula is a call-to-action for linguists to work to change attitudes toward stigmatized language. This includes English variations like African American English, Chicano English and Appalachian English because they teach students how language works and how they study it, Hercula says.

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Reardon to present game studies research

Posted by on April 27, 2020

Dr. Daniel Reardon will give a talk as part of the Sigma Tau Delta brown bag series at 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 29, via Zoom. His talk is titled “I’m Commander Shepard, and This is My Favorite Store on the Citadel Emergent Narrative and the Illusion of Choice in the Mass Effect Video Game Trilogy.”

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Northcut named interim vice provost of academic support

Posted by on February 13, 2020

Dr. Kathryn Northcut, professor of English and technical communication, has been appointed interim vice provost of academic support, effective Saturday, Feb. 15. Dr. Jeff Cawlfield, who has served in the vice provost’s role since June 2013, will return to his home department of geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering, where he is a professor of geological engineering.

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Southwinds wants your poems, stories, art

Posted by on February 6, 2020

Southwinds, Missouri S&T’s only creative arts magazine, is calling for submissions to the spring 2020 issue. Please send your stories, poems, creative nonfiction, photos and drawings to swinds@mst.edu or contact Dr. Anne Cotterill, associate professor of English and technical communication, at cotteril@mst.edu. You may also submit your work through the Southwinds website.

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Malone co-authors book on technical editing

Posted by on February 4, 2020

Dr. Ed Malone, professor of English and technical communication, is the co-author of Technical Editing: An Introduction to Editing in the Workplace, recently published by Oxford University Press. Several S&T alumni contributed to the book.

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Brown publishes new book

Posted by on December 3, 2019

Dr. Trent Brown, a historian and a professor of English and technical communication, has written a comprehensive examination of an unsolved murder case involving a 12-year-old girl from his hometown of McComb, Mississippi.

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See Shakespeare in St. Louis

Posted by on October 24, 2019

The English and technical communication department is organizing a trip to St. Louis to attend a performance of Shakespeare’s comedy The Merchant of Venice by the St. Louis Shakespeare Co. at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9.

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See Shakespeare in St. Louis

Posted by on October 23, 2019

The English and Technical Communication Department is organizing a trip to St. Louis to attend a performance of Shakespeare’s provocative comedy, The Merchant Of Venice, by the St. Louis Shakespeare Co. at 8 p.m., Saturday, November 9. The performance takes place at the Tower Grove Baptist Church across from the Missouri Botanical Garden. Group discount […]

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See Shakespeare’s King Lear in Rolla Theatre

Posted by on September 4, 2019

The Ozark Actors Theatre performs Shakespeare’s tragic masterpiece, KING LEAR, at the Cedar Street Playhouse in Rolla on September 6-8 and September 13-15. The company particularly invites S&T students. Discounted student tickets for self + friend are available with a flyer available in the Department of English and Technical Communication, to be presented at the […]

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Faculty projects selected for eFellows program

Posted by on September 3, 2019

CAFE provided $20,000 to fund the following five projects:

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