The Department of English hosts 59th Forum on Language and Literature on the subject of biolinguistics

Andrea Hammack Staff Writer Troy University’s English Department’s forum on biolinguistics was held on Monday, Oct. 21.  Ben Robertson, a professor of English, talked about the recent forum and what it was like organizing it.  “As usual, we invite department members who have published recently or have done some sort of special project recently,” Robertson said. Read More

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Course offers interdisciplinary approach to literature review

Rakshak Adhikari Staff Writer The department of English is offering an interdisciplinary upper level elective course called “Literature, Theory and Criticism,” which will discuss psychoanalysis, queer theory, historicism, Marxist theory, ecocriticism and disability studies. The class is open to any student who has completed two classes in literature. According to Priya Menon, an associate professor of Read More

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Travels give TESOL students exposure to different cultures

Bishal Niroula Staff Writer Troy, living up to its title of Alabama’s International university, not only offers non-native English speaking students classes in learning English as a Second Language (ESL), but also offers a minor to native English-speakers in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) through the College of Communication and Fine Arts.  Theresa Read More

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