English and Education’s Elizabeth Tacke is a Humanities Institute Graduate Student Fellow for 2019-2020*

Posted June 7, 2019 2:15 pm

The Institute for the Humanities, founded in 1987, promotes interdisciplinary research and discourse in the humanities and the arts. The central function of the institute is to form an intellectual community of faculty and graduate student fellows from various departments who will spend a year in residence in the institute pursuing their research and participating…Read more

Anne Gere awarded Provost’s Teaching Innovation Prize*

Posted April 4, 2019 1:24 pm

Professor Anne Gere was recognized for her project “MWrite: Writing to Learn in Large Introductory Courses Across Campus.” The purpose of the Teaching Innovation Prize is to recognize faculty who have developed innovative approaches to teaching that incorporate creative pedagogies. The prize is sponsored by the Office of the Provost, the Center for Research on Learning…Read more

Elizabeth Tacke quoted in Chronicle article on career diversity*

Posted August 31, 2018 1:50 pm

Fifth-year JPEE student Elizabeth Tacke was quoted in an article in The Chronicle of Higher Education which explores the concept of career diversity training for graduate students. In the article, Tacke discusses her experience as a student in a new U-M career diversity seminar for graduate students called “Professional Humanities Careers.” The course is taught by two…Read more

Anne Ruggles Gere honored as a Michigan Professor of the Year*

Posted April 20, 2018 12:41 pm

The Michigan Association of State Universities has named Anne Ruggles Gere, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor and director of the Sweetland Center for Writing, as a Michigan Distinguished Professor of the Year. Gere, the Gertrude Buck Collegiate Professor and chair of the Joint Ph.D. Program in English and Education, will be honored by the organization that…Read more