Two deadlines and a reminder

  • The deadline for the T-shirt contest is Friday 11/2. Earn enduring fame via your clever logo!

  • The deadline for applying for the new English Department Communications Liaison internship is Thursday 11/8. Here is the description and procedure:

For the spring semester, the GW English Department is seeking a Communications Liaison, an internship position providing 3 credits and the chance to develop skills in media outreach, electronic publishing, and professional writing. The successful applicant will assist the department in maintaining and growing the GW English blog, primarily through interviewing alumni and faculty for weekly featured spots, but also through the development of original content; composing press releases and creating publicity for departmental events; disseminating information about the faculty and English majors to alumni; fostering a better sense of community between faculty and students. The hours are flexible and amount to about 8-10 per week. Good writing skills required; some experience with electronic media desired. If you would like to apply, please compose a brief letter to the department chair stating (1) why you are interested in the position and (2) what skills you will bring to the position. Please identify what year you are in (Sophomore, Junior, Senior) and identify two faculty members from the department who know you and would serve as references. Please submit materials electronically to Jeffrey Cohen [jeffreyjeromecohen [at]].

  • Please come to our first ever faculty panel for English majors entitled “Futures of the Field: The English Major in the 21st Century.” Herman Carillo, Kavita Daiya, Jeffrey Cohen, Robert McRuer, Jonathan Gil Harris, Gayle Wald, and Tara Wallace will speak about new directions, developments and possibilities in our fields, and what these might mean for GW English majors. Friday, November 9, 2:00 – 4:00 pm in Marvin Center 307.

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