Liberal arts faculty member Dr. Jelena Runić gave a workshop presentation titled “The Power of Universal Grammar: Promoting Diversity and Inclusion in Secondary Education” at the 51st annual meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea (SLE) at Tallinn University, Estonia, August 29 – September 1.
Liberal arts faculty member Dr. Jelena Runić conducted a guest workshop at the Faculty of Philology, University of Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina, on July 3. On that occasion, she gave a training titled “Abstract Writing: English as a Foreign Language Workshop,“ aimed at researchers of all levels and disciplines from the University of Banja Luka.
Liberal arts faculty member Hollis Robbins (KSAS BA ’83, Writing Seminars) was featured on a podcast with the National Humanities Center. She talks about her research into the African American sonnet. She is currently on sabbatical from Peabody, serving a fellowship with the center, and she is the first Peabody faculty member to win such a fellowship.
Humanities Department Chair Hollis Robbins (KSAS BA ’83, Writing Seminars) has published her chapter “The Marrow of Allusion: Charles W. Chesnutt’s House Behind the Cedars and Walter Scott’s Ivanhoe” in a new MLA Books volume: Approaches to Teaching the Works of Charles W. Chesnutt edited by Bill Hardwig and Susanna Ashton. The book was published in Winter 2017.