Spring 2022

Spring 2022 English Department Colloquium Schedule

All days are Thursdays, unless marked otherwise and events are at 3:00PM. Events will be on Zoom until further notice.

1/13 Department Meeting

1/20 Signs of Life in the Classroom Pedagogy Series: Innovations in the First Year Writing Program. Facilitators: Sarah Allen & Liz Calero

In this workshop, you’ll have a chance to share questions and brainstorm approaches to the anticipated shift to in-person teaching next week. We will also share with you the university’s writing rubric and use it as a springboard for a discussion about what students should be able to do as writers when they leave ENG 100, 100A, or 190. You’ll have a chance to share what you see in student writing and what works in your classrooms, as well as to hear from others about theirs. Finally, you will receive a short description of the FYW Assessment Project that is underway this semester. Please join us!


2/3 Graduate Program Assessment (Graduate Students)

2/10 Signs of Life in the Classroom Pedagogy Series: Racism in the Classroom (details to follow)

2/17 Meeting with Lecturers (open only to lecturers)

2/24 Department Meeting

 3/3 Q & A Session on tenure and promotion issues with DPC, DPC Chair and Department Chair for interested faculty

 3/10 Candace Fujikane, “Elemental Cartographies: The Resurgence of Kanaloa” (post-sabbatical  presentation)

 3/17 NO MEETING (Spring Recess)

 3/24 Beth Yahp (University of Sydney), “Ephemeral Life Writing As (lecture)

 3/31Departmental Futures: Queerness…. (A Conversation)
Discussants: Māhea Ahia, Derrick Higginbotham, Hannah Manshel, Danielle Seid
Comments by discussants will be followed by time for open discussion.

 4/7 English Represents!: Undergraduate Showcase (details to follow)

 4/14 Recent Department Research (organized by Outreach Committee)

 4/21 Department meeting

4/28 Reading by Lawrence Ypil (Department of English’s Creative Writing Fellow for Spring 2022)

5/6 (Friday) 12:00 End of semester party (Details TBD)