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2013

  • December

    • Drexel Peer Readers Present at National Conference

      December 05, 2013

      Drexel Writing Center (DWC) peer readers Drew Houriet and Jen Jolles, undergraduate English majors, and Mesha Roy Paladhi, undergraduate biological sciences major, presented "What's In A Name: The Peer Reader In Context," at the National Conference on Peer Tutoring of Writing in Tampa on Saturday, November 2, 2013. Houriet, Jolles and Paladhi presented alongside Rachel Wenrick, associate director of the DWC, and Janel McCloskey, coordinator for writing in the DWC.

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  • October

    • Man reading from a book

      Literary Death Match combines readings, silliness

      October 07, 2013

      Literary Death Match is a traveling series of author’s readings infused with reality-show-style competition and humor. When it comes to Philadelphia, it’s produced by the Painted Bride Quarterly magazine housed at Drexel.

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  • September

  • July

    • Students Take a Literary Tour of Haiti

      July 23, 2013

      While most Drexel students were enjoying their week off this spring, 10 industrious dragons travelled to Port-Au-Prince, Haiti for a firsthand look at the role of literature in the country’s efforts to rebuild after the 2010 earthquake

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    • New Courses for Fall Quarter

      July 22, 2013

      Looking to branch out this fall? Try one of our new electives. Ditch the classroom for a writing workshop that meets in museums, contemplate the mind-bending concept of time, or examine the “culture of poverty” in a deeply personal way.

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  • May

    • New Summer Philosophy Courses

      May 06, 2013

      Students looking to add new courses to their summer schedules can explore the philosophy of sport, science, literature and “queer theory” in these exciting courses!

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    • What I'm Reading: Eva Thury

      May 02, 2013

      For associate professor of English and philosophy Eva Thury, it all started on Pinterest. It was on this social sharing website that she found a new favorite author, John Green. After pinning a quote of his to her board labeled “So True,” Thury was inspired to learn more about Green. Her research eventually led her to his best-selling book, The Fault in Our Stars.

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  • April

    • Announcing the 2013 Week of Writing

      April 04, 2013

      It’s the start of spring—time for April showers, May flowers and a Week of Writing! The Department of English and Philosophy’s Annual Week of Writing kicks off on May 20, 2013 in the lobby of Drexel’s Recreation Center at 3301 Market Street.

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    • DPG Essay Contests Open to All Students

      April 03, 2013

      In conjunction with the Week of Writing, the Department of English and Philosophy is now accepting submissions for the 2013 Drexel Publishing Group (DPG) Essay Contest, and the Week of Writing (WoW) Contest. DPG Essay Contest categories include humanities, social sciences, the graduate student essay, and the Zelda Provenzano Endowed STEM Writing Award (previously known as the science and math category). The WoW Contest offers categories in fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, humor, and op-ed/persuasion.

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  • March

    • Now Accepting Paper and Panel Submissions for EC/ASECS Annual Meeting

      March 04, 2013

      Scholars and graduate students working in research areas relevant to the 18th century are invited to submit papers and panel suggestions for the East-Central/American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies’ annual fall meeting, “Retirement, Reappraisal, and Renewal in the Eighteenth Century.”

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  • February

    • Week of Writing Contest 2013

      February 26, 2013

      It is time again for the annual Week of Writing Contest. All current Drexel undergraduates are eligible to submit. Categories are Fiction, Poetry, Creative Nonfiction, Humor, and Op-ed/Persuasion. There are prizes in each category including a $125 Drexel Bookstore gift card. All submissions will be considered for publication in The 33rd and Maya.

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    • Philosophy Week 2013 Schedule

      February 25, 2013

      In a nod to knowledge and reason, Philosophy Week 2013 will debut next month! The event kicks off on Monday, March 4th and will feature interdisciplinary panel discussions and lectures, including a special visit from nationally recognized philosophers Drs. Douglas Anderson and Robert Audi.

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    • Sixth Annual DPG Essay Contest

      February 08, 2013

      The Department of English and Philosophy announces the 6th annual DPG Essay Contest. The contest is open to current Drexel students in all majors. There is no entry fee. Categories are the Zelda Provenzano Endowed STEM Award; Humanities; Social Sciences; and Graduate Student Essay. There are a number of prizes in each of the categories, including Drexel University Bookstore gift cards and an Amazon Kindle Fire! Winning essays

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  • January

    • One Book, One Philadelphia Writing Workshop Series Kicks Off In February

      January 22, 2013

      The Certificate Program in Writing and Publishing is gearing up for its annual series of writing workshops next month, beginning February 13th, 2013.

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    • Harriet Levin Millan Guest Edits Issue of Pedagogy & Writing

      January 18, 2013

      Harriet Levin Millan, associate teaching professor of English and director of the Certificate Program in Writing and Publishing, is guest editor of the latest issue of Writing & Pedagogy, a special topic issue on creativity and writing pedagogy.

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    • For the Love of Reason: Philosophy Week 2013

      January 05, 2013

      The College of Arts and Sciences’ Philosophy Program is excited to announce its first ever “Philosophy Week” this March.  The weeklong affair will feature major thinkers from across the country, an interdisciplinary panel on “Religion and the Philosophy of Religion” and a participatory “Philosophy Slam” —think poetry slam, but less limerick, more logic.

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