In the latest installment of the “Good News” series, the Ball State English department highlights the accomplishments of our faculty and students up through the month of January.
All the Good News that’s fit to print!
Mary Lou Vercellotti received a grant to work with Wollo University in Ethiopia. Full details are available in the following press release. She will advise in their English language program, and Ruby Cain from Teacher’s College will advise on higher education administration. Dr. Vercellotti will visit Ethiopia during spring break.
Kelsey Englert, a Ball State English alum, had her story, “Goodbye to the Karls,” published in Bartleby Snopes. This online magazine asks its readers to vote on their favorite story, which is then published in an online edition, and Kelsey’s story was the one selected. She is currently a graduate student in the MFA program at West Virginia University.
- She was featured in the Star Press on the publication of Borrowed Babies: Apprenticing for Motherhood.
- Her January 7th radio interview on BYU Radio’s Morning Show digs into her research in Cornell’s archives for Borrowed Babies.
- An essay by Prof. Christman, “Do I See Myself as Others See Me?” is on news stands now in O Magazine’s February issue.