Sarah Sloane: Three Presentations and a Publication

Sarah Sloane will have given three presentations by the end of October:  “The Attack of the Fifty-Foot Woman,” a creative reading of an essay about being a very tall woman (Western Literature Association); “Naming Ourselves, Naming Others: A Feminist Ethic in Writing Creative Fiction” about her work in nonfiction about a Guatemalan refugee (Feminisms and Rhetorics); and “Sir Walter Scott and the Problem of Attribution and Anonymity among the Edinburgh Literati, 1782-1798” (International Scott Conference/Walter Scott: Sheriff and Outlaw). On a lighter note, her essay about adopting her puppy, Zoey, will appear in the winter issue of Modern Dog Magazine (circulation 50,000).


Lisa Langstraat and Sue Doe: Instructor Short Course

Lisa Langstraat and Sue Doe will be offering a TILT Short Course, “Working with Post-9/11 Student-Veterans,” October 13th and 20th. Get more information or register for this course.

CSU Writing in the News

According to the 2012 U.S. News and World Report “America’s Best Colleges,” Colorado State University is “one of the top 20 [universities] that makes writing a priority as a critical element of student success.”  Read the rest of this front page Rocky Mountain Collegian article, published on September 20, 2011.

Lisa Langstraat: Publication and Presentation

Lisa Langstraat’s article, “Service-Learning and Critical Emotion Studies:  On the Perils of Empathy and the Politics of Compassion,” co-authored with Melody Bowdon on CFU, appeared in the spring issue of the Michigan Journal of Service Learning.

She also presented a paper, “Creating a ‘Military Friendly’ Writing Program:  Challenges and Opportunities” at the National Council of Writing Program Administrators conference in July in Baton Rouge LA.