English and Modern Languages
Here’s how students get to know us and we get to know them:
- First-Year Composition Classes
- Foreign Language Classes and Activities
- Creative Writing, Literature, and Other Upper-Division Classes
- Affiliated Programs (Appalachian Studies, Journalism, Gender and Women’s Studies)
The final evening of English Capstone presentations for the semester will be this Wednesday, December 5th. They will be in the Byrd Center and will run from 4:45 p.m. until 6:45 p.m. The roster of presenters and topics includes:
- Caitlyn Sheets—Speakin’ Good: Appalachian Women’s Voice, Power, and Narrative
- Katie Hardy—Raging Toxic Masculinity in the Roaring Nineteen-Twenties
- Rebecca Tidwell—Cordially
- Emily Grabill—Teaching Sexism and Gender Norms in Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream
- Andrea Peltier—A Darned Sock
- Staci Knisley—Motherhood in Jhumpa Lahiri’s Interpreter of Maladies
Voulez-vous voyager au Canada? Would you like to travel to Canada and spend the summer in Quebec while earning college credit? Dr. Krantz is recruiting for her trip to Quebec this summer. Here’s a brochure that provides more information about this summer abroad. Additional questions should be directed to Dr. Krantz at email@example.com.
Shepherd University’s Stammtisch, a German conversation group for speakers of all levels, will meet on Tuesday, November 27th, at 4:00 p.m. Everyone’s welcome, even beginners. The group will meet at the Blue Moon. Contact Dr. Suárez for more information (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Does the coming winter weather have you already dreaming about beaches and sunshine? Consider joining Dr. Denis Berenschot on the Spanish program’s next study abroad trip to Cuba (May 12th – 29th, 2019). Participants can earn credit for Spanish, History, and/or Social Work, all on the same trip! Anyone interested in the study abroad trip to Cuba should take a look at this brochure and then contact Dr. Berenschot (email@example.com or 240 367-2424).