English Majors Unite!
Come join your fellow English majors and faculty at our annual Charles Dickens Tea!
Wednesday, Dec. 3rd, 2014
Join us for a dramatic reading of A Christmas Carol
Come for the company ~ Stay for the scones!
Did you know? Early in 1843, as a response to a government report on the abuse of child laborers in mines and factories, Dickens vowed he would strike a “sledge-hammer blow . . . on behalf of the Poor Man’s Child.” That sledge-hammer was A Christmas Carol.
Second Annual Scary Stories Reading
at the Writing Center
Got a scary tale to tell or a classic, chilling poem?
Bring a horrifying poem to read, or maybe a tale of terror
Or just listen to someone else’s… if you dare.
Wed. Oct. 29 at 4 pm—featuring the actors from MC production of Dracula!
LLR 3rd floor
5 minute limit for each poem or story Original or classic work invited
“All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.”
English Department Accomplishments 2011-2012
Updated entire English curriculum (Jerry Mansfield)
Created English Associate of Arts for Transfer degree (Sydney Sims and Jerry Mansfield)
Transitions (Tracy Tennenhouse)
Flash Fiction Contest (David Birchman)
Moorpark Review (+ masters reading) and Student Essay Anthology (Hart Schulz and Tracy Tennenhouse)
Hired new FT faculty
Revised Standard Grading Criteria
Outreach: visited Westlake HS (Tracy Tennhouse and Wade Bradford)
One Campus, One Book: The Help (Diane Scofano)
The Read (Jerry Mansfield and Wade Bradford)
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