News and Events
Keep up-to-date with the news and events occurring within the Department of Language, Literature, and Communication, and with the accomplishments of the people of C&M. A list of all the events in the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences can be found on the HASS website.
The McKinney Writing Contest offers undergrads and graduate students an opportunity for recognition of their creative writing, and cash prizes!Read More
The School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (HASS) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY, invites applications for a one academic year appointment as a Lecturer in Writing, starting August 2013, to teach courses in Poetry, Fiction, Non-fiction, Rhetoric, and Expository Writing.Read More
"'People who yell and scream sell because they attract the eyeballs and the eyeballs attract the advertisers,' said June Deery, a communications professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York and the author of Consuming Reality: The Commercialization of Factual Entertainment" ...Read More
W. J. T. Mitchell, Gaylord Donnelly Distinguished Service Professor of English and Art History at the University of Chicago, addresses the relationship of visual and verbal representations to social and political issues - Monday April 29, 4–6 PM in DCC Room 330. Free and open to the public.Read More
The winners of the 2013 McKinney Writing Contest in Fiction/Drama, Poetry, Essay, and Electronic Media will be honored at an awards ceremony on Wednesday April 17 at 8 pm in the Biotech Auditorium, Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies Building. The evening will also feature a reading and Q&A by internationally acclaimed author Marilynne Robinson, as part of the Vollmer Fries Lecture Series. The reading is free and open to the public.Read More
February 25, 2014 12:00 PM
In this talk Professor Esrock proposes that readers and viewers can use their own bodies to reshapethe boundary between themselves and verbal/visual worlds outside themselves.
December 4, 2013 7:00 PM
An evening of staged readings of student-written final plays from COMM2960: Science + Technology in Theatre