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The River Bluff Review, SIUE's student literary magazine, is now accepting submissions for the 2015 issue. The deadline is Sunday, September 20, 2015 at 11:59 p.m.
According to a report by the Center on Education and the Workforce at Georgetown University, between now and 2020 judgment/decision-making, communications, and analysis will be three of the four most in-demand competencies in the labor market. These are the competencies that the curricula of the majors and minors in the Department are designed to develop in students.
A number of English faculty have been featured on the College of Arts and Science's radio show "Segue" and in the Edwardsville Intelligencer's weekly "College Talk" column. Check out the audio interviews and/or the columns featuring the following:
Kristine Hildebrandt on language endangerment in Nepal.
interview| columnJoshua Kryah on poetry and the creative process.
interview| columnHelena Gurfinkel on Victorian literature and culture — and the debt we owe those Victorians.
Kristine Hildebrandt on disappearing languages and dialectical difference:
Carl Springer on the link between paganism and Christianity, to say nothing of Latin: