David Boe (English) presented his paper "Tolkien and linguistic (re)construction" at the annual meeting of the North American Association for the History of Language Sciences (NAAHoLS) in Oakland, Calif. David has also accepted another two-year appointment as the secretary/newsletter editor of NAAHoLS, which is one of the subsections of the Linguistic Society of America (LSA).

Kia Jane Richmond (English) led a poetry writing workshop for students in creative writing classes at Gwinn High School. The students read/listened to Gwendolyn Brooks' poem "We Real Cool" and then wrote original rhythmic poems. Brooks' work was selected in order to create awareness of and interest in Black History Month, which is celebrated in February.



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