Now Hiring Editors for 2013-14 Student Publications:
Analecta, New Views on Gender, and the Undergraduate Research Journal
The Publications Board is now accepting applications for the position of Editor for each of our student journals: Analecta, New Views on Gender, and the Undergraduate Research Journal. Duties include: advertising for submissions, reading and deciding on submitted work to be included in the issue, finding and working with an artist on the cover and design, creating a file of the final issue to send to the publisher, working with the publisher to make sure the journal is available in April, etc. This is a paid position. Editors must be current IUSB students.
Deadline to apply: Wednesday April 24, 2013
To apply, please submit a formal letter of application that describes your interest and experience. Email the letter to the faculty advisor of the appropriate journal:
For New Views on Gender, please contact Prof. Christina Gerken at: email@example.com
For Analecta, please contact Prof. Clayton Michaels at: firstname.lastname@example.org
For the Undergraduate Research Journal, please contact Prof. Peter Bushnell at email@example.com
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Congratulations to the winners of the 2013 IUSB English Department’s Student Writing Awards, selected by Amina Gautier:
1st Place “Blood and Rain” Erin Britt
2nd Place “Elusion” Diane Passero
Hon. Mention “Fray” Krista Cox
1st Place “Without Cloud” Joshua Stump
2nd Place “Alexithymia” Kristin LaFollette-Samson
Hon. Mention “In a Bed After a Star Burns Out” Cody Miller
1st Place “Untitled Essay” Joe Eggleston
2nd Place “This Isn’t Your Story” Hannah Cross
Hon. Mention “Life is a Stage” Ahlam Alhallafi
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Not sure how to behave at a poetry slam? Notre Dame has your back on that one–national champion Marty McConnell will teach a workshop in poetry slam nuts & bolts in the afternoon, Friday March 22, 2:30, 101 DeBartolo Hall, [ http://events.inthebend.com/notre_dame_in/events/show/303736185-poetry-slam-workshop-with-marty-mcconnell ] so people have their chops in order for the first official poetry slam hosted by the university at 5:00-7:00 pm on April 18 at the Snite Museum [ http://www.southbendtribune.com/entertainment/inthebend/sbt-ready-to-slam-notre-dame-with-workshop-20130321,0,6405163,full.story ].
Visiting 2012 National Underground Poetry Individual Competition (NUPIC) Champion, Marty McConnell offers a workshop for all interested participants in the nuts & bolts of Slam Poetry. Depending upon the class size there will be a lecture and writing prompt for hundreds of people, or intensive work with just a few. You can find more information about McConnell via a YouTube search and via her website: www.martyoutloud.com. This class is in anticipation of Notre Dames first official poetry slam hosted by the Snite Museum on April 18th 5-7 pm. Get ready to slam.
The workshop will be on Friday from 2:30-3:30 pm, March 22 in 101 DeBartolo.
IF you are not a member of Notre Dame [and therefore cannot register online] but want to come to the workshop THIS IS YOUR INVITATION. Please send firstname.lastname@example.org
an rsvp…YOU are welcome to attend.
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IUSB Creative Writers and Scholars should consider presenting your work at IUSB’s annual Undergraduate Research Conference. Submit individually, or consider submitting with friends and classmates to create a Creative Writing panel. The event will be April 19, 2013. Deadline to submit is April 5, 2013. LInk: https://www.iusb.edu/undergrad-research/undergrad-research-conference.php
Proposals for the Undergraduate Research Conference are due by 5pm on April 5, 2013. To submit a proposal, please fill out the form below. If you are proposing a presentation, you should summarize that presentation in the “Abstract” section. If you are proposing a pre-formed panel, you should describe the subject of the panel, summarize your own contribution to it, and list the names of the other panelists (no more than 4). Each of the other panelists should then fill out the form separately.
The Elkhart Truth is looking for interns. Visit the IUSB Career and Internship Fair on March 27 for more info (and free t-shirts!). Link: https://www.iusb.edu/career-events/career-fair/index.php
2013 IU South Bend Career and Internship Fair
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
2 – 5 pm
Student Activities Center (SAC)
Professional Dress Required for Entry to the Fair
Submit to the Norman Mailer High School and College Writing Awards: http://www.ncte.org/awards/student/nmwa?roi=echo4-22193046956-20016473-1d2807f2ced550f3598171cc821cdfa3&
Students may submit work in any of the many subgenres of creative non-fiction: memoir or autobiography, essay, literary journalism, or profiles of people or places. Submissions may be “conventional” or “experimental” and may represent any creative non-fiction tradition. However, the best work will demonstrate compelling literary merit. Open to high school and college levels. Submissions not falling within the guidelines outlined below will not be considered. Late entries will not be accepted.
Entries accepted March 1–April 30, 2013, Noon CST.
Track your writing progress: http://750words.com/
And a link to a short Harper’s article on the origins of stories – and all the stories that feed the stories we write:
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