Huntington University hosts English conference

Huntington, Ind.—The Huntington University English department hosted the annual Indiana College English Association conference on October 23, 2009. English faculty members and graduate students from throughout the state attended the one-day event.

Matt Mullins, assistant professor of creative writing at Ball State University, presented the keynote address, speaking on “What the Image Says: Visualizing Meaning across Genres.” Other faculty members and graduate students presented the results of their own research in different sessions throughout the day.

Members of the Huntington University English Department who presented were:

Dr. Del Doughty, “Steel-Cut Mystic Flarf: A Few Cut-up Poems and Some Observations.”

Dr. Jack Heller, “Deconstructing Hypocrisy with Shakespeare behind Bars.”

Dr. Todd Martin, “Egoism, Sex, and Failed Intimacy in Sherwood Andersons’ ‘The Teacher.’”

Dr. Linda Urschel, conference coordinator was elected to serve as president of ICEA for 2010-11.
Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest. In 2008, listed the university as one of America’s Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review named the institution to its “Best in the Midwest” 2009 list. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The University is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).


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