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).

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