2011, Ph D, English and Comparative Literature, University of Cincinnati 2006, MFA, Creative Writing, Arizona State University 1997, MTS, Theology, Vanderbilt Divinity School 1994, BS, Language Arts Education, The University of Oklahoma Søren G.
Palmer’s work has appeared in Barely South Review, Ecotone, Huffington Post, North American Review and been shortlisted for the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction.
Poet Dorianne Laux held jobs as varied as a cook, a gas station manager and a maid before she earned her degree in English from Mills College.
She teaches poetry in the Program in Creative Writing at North Carolina State University and is a founding faculty member of Pacific University’s Low Residency MFA Program.
They will also learn about contests, fellowships, agents, registering screenplays and career opportunities. All writing in this course will be limited to the context of well-developed paragraphs. Writing in the Discipline of English This course offers practice in critical, scholarly, and expository writing that emphasizes writing within the discipline of English. The topical foci include the nature of language, oral-written language relations, reading comprehension, writing processes, literacy as social practice and the teaching of literacy skills. Attention will be given to the various aspects of the traditions that have nourished the African-American novel as an art form and cultural interpreter of the Black experience in America. Major African Women Writers This course is a study of the works by major women writers from modern Africa.
There will be frequent practice in identifying and avoiding common grammatical and mechanical errors. Advanced Grammar and Argumentation This is a course for non-English majors in which techniques of narrative, descriptive, expository and argumentative composition are studied. Prerequisite: Senior standing or by Permission of Instructor. Sociolinguistics This course introduces students to the study of language in social contexts. Among the authors’ works to be examined are Zora Neale Hurston, John A. The thematic focus may be, but should not be exclusive to critical issues like feminism ad the contestation with colonialism and patriarchy.AWP's Guide to Writing Programs is a free, searchable database of graduate and undergraduate writing programs in the US and abroad.Each member program listing contains information about faculty, admissions, requirements of study, and tuition and financial aid. Use the search and browse features below to explore undergraduate and graduate writing programs.A total of nine (9) hours must consist of three (3) hours in each of the following areas: A student must complete at least 24 hours of academic credits before declaring a minor and must have minimum GPA of 2.0. A student also must take nine (9) hours of English courses from the 200 level or above. Required Major Core Courses for All Concentrations in English (24 hours): ENGL 210, ENGL 220, ENGL 410, ENGL 430, ENGL 431 B. Independent Study in English The Capstone Course or the Integrative Capstone Experience is designed to incorporate multiple knowledge areas consistent with the goals and objectives of the English program.The Capstone Course in English provides an opportunity for majors to pursue independently (at home or abroad) in depth study in English Literature, African American Literature, English Technical Writing, Creative Writing, or Linguistics.Included in these 120 hours are 54 semester hours of English courses at the 200 level or above with grades of “C” or better.English (African-American Literature) – To complete a concentration in African American Literature, the student must complete a minimum of 120 semester hours of University courses.Included in these 120 semester hours of University are 75 semester hours of English courses at the 200 level or above with grades of “C” or better.English (Technical Writing) – To complete a concentration in Technical Writing, the student must complete a minimum of 120 semester hours of University courses.DEPARTMENTAL REQUIREMENTS English major – The English major must complete 120 semester hours of University courses.Included in the 120 semester hours are a minimum of 66 hours of English at the 200 level or above for the professional major.