English Colloquia

English Department Writing Colloquia

Spring 2019

Spring 2018

Fall 2017

Embedded Quotations Claim and Evidence
Dr. Andrew Osborn

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How to Read Your Way to Better Writing
Dr. Kevin Saylor

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Academic Discourse
Dr. Greg Roper

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Monologue to Dialogue
Dr. Scott Crider

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Caring for the Reader's Soul: Ancient Rhetoric and the Contemporary Essay.
Dr. Scott Crider

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An Interesting Concept at the End
Dr. Debra Romanick Baldwin

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Aeneid as a Philosophic Epic
Dr. John Alvis

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Introductions - Where Do I Begin?
Dr. Andrew Moran

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News

You Can Do What with a (Spanish) Degree?

His first step was to enroll in physician’s assistant school at Baylor’s College of Medicine, a career trajectory to which he had aspired since his early childhood. Nowadays, Jonathan Cunningham, BA ’17, is dedicated to the vocational pursuit of comfort and healing at MD Anderson in Houston, among the largest cancer treatment centers in the U.S., where he was once a chemotherapy patient himself.

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History Alumnus Heads National Catholic Bioethics Center

During his Rome semester in 1991, Joseph Meaney, BA '93, with his friends (now Father) Kevin Cook, BA '94, and (now Texas State Representative and UD Trustee) Tan Parker, BA '93, attended a private Mass with Pope St. John Paul II. Several weeks earlier, they had hand-delivered a letter to the Swiss Guards outside St. Peter's requesting the Mass and including their contact information; at last, they'd received the phone call instructing them to be at the Bronze Gates at 5 a.m.

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