Category: Plymouth State University

Intersectionality Talks: Kishonna Gray

Interested in the representation of marginalized populations in gaming? Wondering how you can be a better ally in a digital space? Dr. Kishonna Gray plans to discuss her book Intersectional Tech: Black Users in Digital Gaming, and how intersectionality relates to the digital gaming sphere. The presentation will be over Zoom on Wednesday, March 17th, from 5:00 to 6:00PM. You...

Intersectionality Talks with Dr. Justin Shaw

Co-sponsored by PSU English and the Open Learning and Teaching Collaborative, Intersectionality Talks is a new digital speaker series at Plymouth State University that features intersectional work on literature and culture. The program seeks to provide an interdisciplinary audience and platform for engaged, public-facing work from early career scholars and an opportunity to foster conversations at PSU about new research...

Words Unbound: Reading Globally

The PSU Canon is back! Except that, given PSU English’s commitment to Rethinking literature and blowing up the Western canon, we’re renaming this official blog The Ellen Reeder in honor of Ellen Reed. Check out this wealth of Iranian Writers curated by Niloufar Talebi, author, literary translator, interdisciplinary artist, producer, and teaching lecturer at PSU. Talebi most frequently teaches Writing...

Table Talk: Are Video Games Worth Scholarly Study?

Join Plymouth State University students Jessica, Emily, Peter, and Nick in a discussion on video games in art, academia, and culture! Listen to some of PSU’s best and brightest tackle the topic of video games as a podcast on The Canon’s Soundcloud or watch the video below! [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/414329133″ params=”color=#ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uAMZnjzPKTw

Upcoming Professional Development Opportunities: March-April

Nervous about graduation? Feel like you need to develop your professional image? Come join in on the career development opportunities coming this March and April! These opportunities are perfect for English majors who wish to step into professional careers after graduation, or for those looking to improve their professional persona. Senior Professional Dinner Thursday, March 29, 6:00pm-8:00pm Merrill Place Conference...

PSU Student Works: Shayla Locke’s YA Novel “Rise From the Ashes”

This fall, Plymouth State University offered a Special Topics in Writing course on Young Adult Fiction. This writing-intensive class, held by Professor Joseph Monninger (a veteran YA novelist), had students work on a singular, novel-length piece of YA fiction throughout the entire course. Senior English major Shayla Locke was one of the students who dipped their toes into writing for young...