Carlina Duan to have her collection published by the University of Wisconsin Press *

Posted March 25, 2020 9:31 am

Carlina Duan teaches at the University of Michigan and authored the collection I Wore My Blackest Hair. She earned her MFA from Vanderbilt University. Jasmine An praises her forthcoming Alien Miss, “Duan wields her craft with keen intellect and infinite generosity in this ambitious collection that tenderly ushers into existence a glorious host of voices. Hailing the…Read more

James Hammond, JPEE alumnus, wins CCCC James Berlin Memorial Outstanding Dissertation Award*

Posted February 24, 2020 9:29 am

James Hammond, 2019 PhD alumnus of the Joint Program in English and Education, has won the 2020 CCCC James Berlin Memorial Outstanding Dissertation Award for his dissertation, “Composing Progress in the United States: Race Science, Social Justice, and the Rhetorics of Writing Assessment, 1845-1859.”  This award honors a graduate whose dissertation improves the educational process in composition studies, or…Read more

JPEE doctoral student monét cooper interviewed by Pride Source about Black Lives Matter Week of Action event in Detroit*

Posted February 5, 2020 3:53 pm

One of the organizers of the February 5 event Repairing the Fault Line: Making School Spaces Safe Spaces for Trans and Queer Black Students, first-year doctoral student monét cooper, spoke with Ellen Shanna Knoppow from Pride Source prior to the event. The event was a community conversation in celebration of the annual Black Lives Matter Week of…Read more

JPEE doctoral candidates reveal how undergraduates actually feel about writing on social media platforms*

Posted January 29, 2020 1:58 pm

Jathan Day and Adrienne Raw, doctoral candidates in the Joint Program in English and Education (JPEE), wrote an op-ed for The Michigan Daily about their research on the online writing habits of college students. With U-M professor David Gold’s mentorship, they uncovered students’ feelings about writing and reading online, especially on social media. The team’s full findings will…Read more

James Hammond’s essay, “Definitive Programs: Rhetoric, Computation, and the (Pre)history of Controversy over Automated Essay Scoring, 1954–1965,” appears*

Posted September 13, 2019 4:00 pm

James Hammond’s essay, “Definitive Programs: Rhetoric, Computation, and the (Pre)history of Controversy over Automated Essay Scoring, 1954–1965,” appears in Rhetorical Machines: Writing, Code, and Computational Ethics, ed. John Jones and Lavinia Hirsu (Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2019).