Professor Brueggemann’s words at the 2012 President’s Convocation for first-year students took the form of a “handshake” in American Sign Language – “my offering to you: a huge, humble, honest, imaginative, and open WELCOME to Buckeye Nation.”
The OSU MFA is hosting its first Alumni Book Fair and Festival, sponsored by the MFA Program in Creative Writing, the Office of the President, and the Ohio State University Libraries. Seven OSU writers with new books will be present, as well as other alumni with recent publications.
Over the summer months, Professor Koritha Mitchell has received a number of accolades for her book, Living with Lynching: African American Lynching Plays, Performance, and Citizenship, 1890-1930.
Two members of the English Department, Professor Emeritus Sara Garnes and Associate Professor Roger Cherry made a big splash in Wuhan, China this summer, and were featured on a Wuhan University website
Ruth Friedman, Coordinator & Advisor of Undergraduate Studies, will serve on the College of Arts and Sciences Staff Advisory Council (SAC) in the upcoming year. 15 regular staff members from across Arts and Sciences serve on the SAC for one- or two-year staggered terms.