Chaloupka and Horton Take Part in “Demystifying the Archive” Roundtable

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Date: Friday, December 2, 2016
Time: 3:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Location: Guilford Parlor 

learning_education_default_1Ph.D. students and Dean’s Fellows Evan Chaloupka and Ray Horton will discuss their recent and ongoing work with archival materials, as a means of illuminating the possibilities of research using primary sources.

They will be joined by representatives from three University Circle Institutions: Jennifer Nieves, Archivist & Registrar at the Dittrick Medical History Center; William Claspy, Humanities Research Services Librarian and Melissa Hubbard, Team Leader, Scholarly Resources & Special Collections, Kelvin Smith Library; and John Grabowski, Senior Vice President, Research & Publications and Krieger Mueller Historian, Western Reserve Historical Society.

Following brief descriptions of the collections and materials available for scholarly use, questions from the audience will explore the challenges and opportunities for humanities research with archival and special collections materials.

Brita Thielen at 2016 BGSU Conference

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First-year Ph.D. student Brita Thielen presented “Teaching Social Privilege in the First-Year Composition Classroom” at the 2016 Bowling Green State University 21st Century Englishes Graduate Student Conference on October 15. This presentation is part of a larger project co-written with Ashanka Kumari at the University of Louisville.

The conference theme was “Interdisciplinarity in the 21st Century: Studies Within and Across Disciplinary Boundaries.”

Jack Rooney and Joey Rooney at 2016 BGSU Conference

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Second-year M.A. students Jack Rooney both presented at the 2016 Bowling Green State University 21st Century Englishes Graduate Student Conference on October 15.

Jack Rooney’s presentation was titled “‘Beneath the Rule of Men Entirely Great’: An Autobiographical Fragment”; Joey Rooney’s was “The Deflated God.”

The conference theme was “Interdisciplinarity in the 21st Century: Studies Within and Across Disciplinary Boundaries.”