December 2009



What We Looked Like Then: a portfolio of English faculty/staff/student  photos and captions.


Family Matters, a short story by author/SJU English major (Class of 2011) Stu Pease.  Read the text.




Department Notepad: a biannual bulletin of English faculty/staff/student/alum development, events, publications, and activities (click on notepad icon to view).





English Department Vistas from the Chair:

Cindy Malone (Professor of English), English Department Chair, sits down with Luke Mancuso to converse about her perspective on the CSB/SJU English Department in 2009, as well as her own professional activities. (click Cindy's picture to listen) 




Sabbatical Musings and Gender Leadership in our Communities:

Ozzie Mayers (Professor of English) talks with Luke Mancuso about his Spring 2009 sabbatical projects, and his pioneering role in gender education initiatives here at CSB/SJU. (click Ozzie's picture to listen) 




Mike's Musical Musings

Mike Opitz (Professor of English) performs his own songs and speaks about his musical stylings.

Betsy Reads Her Recent Poems:

Betsy Johnson-Miller (Instructor of English) presents a selection of her recent poems, with the added delight of an audio reading. (click here to read for yourself)

 The Past, the Present and the Future of the Book:

S. Mara Faulkner, OSB (Associate Professor of English) holds a lively conversation with Luke Mancuso about her Contemporary Literature course, called "The Past, Present, and Future of the Book," as well as her recent memoir titled Going Blind (SUNY Press, 2009). (click Mara's picture to listen) 


[Also, feel free to read the interview S. Mara held with The Record]