Tag: Department of English

Around Webster: Shah at TEDx Delft; Barnidge in Israel; Erickson’s new play; Méhu on sex and leadership

Around Webster: Shah at TEDx Delft; Barnidge in Israel; Erickson’s new play; Méhu on sex and leadership

| June 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Recent professional news and accomplishments for members of the Webster University community include:   Shah at TEDx Delft on Bijlmer Project Sheetal Shah, lecturer and head of the Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences at Webster Leiden, was a speaker at TEDx Delft Women at the end of May, focusing on her “classroom outdoors” concept […]

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4th Annual ‘Briefs’ LGBT Plays Festival Features Work of Webster Alumni, Faculty, Students

4th Annual ‘Briefs’ LGBT Plays Festival Features Work of Webster Alumni, Faculty, Students

| March 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

The work of Webster University alumni, students and professors will be on display at the 2015 Briefs: A Festival of Short LGBT Plays on March 27-29 at the Rialto Ballroom in Grand Center. Co-produced by That Uppity Theatre Company and Vital Voice Media, the festival is in its fourth year and has attracted national attention. […]

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Teaching Festival Preview: ‘Paper, Scissors, Pictures and Words: Literary Scrapbooks’ Feb. 18

Teaching Festival Preview: ‘Paper, Scissors, Pictures and Words: Literary Scrapbooks’ Feb. 18

| February 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

This year’s Webster University Teaching Festival, which runs Feb. 16-20, offers a variety of events related to the scholarship of teaching and learning facilitated by Webster faculty, staff and students. One topic: The use of scrapbooks to foster students’ personalized connections with course content. Meg Sempreora will lead a session on that topic, “Paper, Scissors, […]

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Faculty Speaker: Fiction Reading by Murray Farish Nov. 6

Faculty Speaker: Fiction Reading by Murray Farish Nov. 6

| November 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Webster University English Department and the Faculty Speakers Committee invite the Webster community to a fiction reading by Murray Farish on Thursday, Nov. 6, at 1:30 p.m. in Pearson House (Room 2). About Murray Farish Farish teaches writing and literature at Webster University. His stories have appeared in Black Warrior Review, Epoch, The Missouri […]

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Wilma and Roswell Messing Jr. Award: Argentine Theatre, Teaching Experience

Wilma and Roswell Messing Jr. Award: Argentine Theatre, Teaching Experience

| October 28, 2014 | 1 Comment

Since 1977, the Wilma and Roswell Messing Jr. Faculty Award has been presented to a full-time faculty member for a summer activity that strengthens his or her curriculum and that improves the teaching/learning experience. As a 2014 Messing Award recipient, Gad Guterman, assistant professor in the Conservatory of Theatre Arts, spent this time in Argentina. […]

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Around Webster: West playwriting award; Bauman journalism award; Schoultz in Peace Corps; Bode at NLCS

Around Webster: West playwriting award; Bauman journalism award; Schoultz in Peace Corps; Bode at NLCS

| October 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recent professional news and accomplishments by Webster University community members include: Edele (Calamity West) Wins Playwriting Award Calamity West (the pen name of College of Arts & Sciences alumna Lizz Edele) has won a $25,000 arts award for playwriting from 3Arts in Chicago. She is one of 10 recipients, each awarded an unrestricted $25,000 for […]

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In the News: Pollak on European energy security; Rishe on Rams and L.A.; Farish in STLMag

In the News: Pollak on European energy security; Rishe on Rams and L.A.; Farish in STLMag

| September 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Vienna’s Pollak Discusses European Energy Security on ORF Johannes Pollak, professor of International Relations in the College of Arts & Sciences at Webster University Vienna, was interviewed this week by Austrian national broadcaster ORF on the topic of European energy security in the wake of the Ukraine-Russia crisis. The topic is of increasing concern, raising questions […]

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In the News: Polgar, Lipkin named Diverse Leaders; Farish on dark characters, teaching writing; Press Club scholarships

In the News: Polgar, Lipkin named Diverse Leaders; Farish on dark characters, teaching writing; Press Club scholarships

| August 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recent news media coverage involving Webster University community members includes: Webster Represented in Business Journal Diverse Business Leader Awards Two Webster University community members were selected for the St. Louis Business Journal 2014 Diverse Business Leader awards, as published this month. The awards, which were introduced more than a decade ago, promote diversity around race, […]

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Snapshot: Vienna Hosts English/Writing Workshop with Geneva Instructors, St. Louis Guest

Snapshot: Vienna Hosts English/Writing Workshop with Geneva Instructors, St. Louis Guest

| May 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

For the first time, English and Writing instructors from Webster Vienna and Webster Geneva gathered for collaboration at a workshop, “The Trans-disciplinary Functions of the English Programs.” Samia Geldner, department head of English at the Webster Vienna campus, organized the workshop in collaboration with Abbott Chrisman of Webster Geneva. Joining 12 instructors from Webster Vienna […]

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