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Technology of the past at the MAL

The motto of the Media Archaeology Lab (MAL) is that “the past must be lived so that the present can be seen.” Nearly all digital media labs are conceived of as a place for experimental research using the most up-to-date, cutting-edge tools available. By contrast, the MAL – which is the largest of its kind in North America – is a place for cross-disciplinary…

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New critical/creative magazine seeks contributors

August 18, 2014: Announcing a new critical/creative magazine, seeking contributors Vannevar www.vannevar.net The editorial staff of Vannevar announces that its new online magazine is well underway and preparing to launch its third monthly issue. Vannevar, founded by Matthew Treon (MFA 2014) and Steve Lewis (MFA 2013) in October 2013, is a site of cross-genre,…

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EGSC seeks speaker nominations

The EGSC is currently seeking speaker nominations for our third annual Spring Speaker Series, in which we invite distinguished authors and critics to give lectures on our campus. In light of last spring's well-attended talks by novelist Colson Whitehead and critic Elizabeth Freeman, we hope to continue hosting speakers whose works appeal to the entire English graduate…

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All things tech-y. Need help?

If you're new to campus, hooking up with the right technology tools and resources is a must. CU-Boulder offers fantastic resources and opportunities. Plus, with the support of the Office of Information Technology (OIT), you'll be up and going in no time. Make sure you bookmark this page: colorado.edu/oit for online help. Put OIT in your cell contacts: 303-735-4357…

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Works in Progress/WIP

The Works-in-Progress Colloquium (or WIP) is an ongoing series of presentations, sponsored by the English Graduate Student Council (EGSC), designed to workshop and showcase graduate work in all theoretical fields and historical periods. Through the WIP Colloquium Series, we aim to increase discussion and engagement between the sub-disciplines represented in the English…

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Boulder English Looks Like a Leader in National PhD Reform Debate

by John Stevenson At the end of May this year, the Modern Language Association released the “Report of the MLA Task Force on Doctoral Study in Modern Language and Literature.” Press coverage, which has been extensive, invariably calls the report “long-awaited,” and it was indeed highly anticipated, and for a number of reasons. As I hardly need remind anyone reading…

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