The Wall of Hope

Check out this short video documenting a UPRM Department of English initiative: a wall for the UPRM Community to express itself upon returning to classes after Hurricane María.

Credits: Initiative, design, and implementation by Dr. Mary Sefranek, Jenaira Martínez, and other volunteers, messages by UPRM community, video by Samara Pérez and Victor Soto. Video produced for the English Department Website as a project in Prof. Leonardo Flores’ Digital Humanities Internship class.

Hey, alumni, retirees, and friends: stay connected to this and other initiatives by registering for our community mailing list.

Department of English Alumni, Retirees, and Friends Registry

We’re (re)building a community! The UPRM Department of English is creating an Alumni, Retirees, and Friends Registry so we can stay in touch with members of our community. Sign up with this brief form and let us know how you’ve been and what you’re up to. Our promises: no sharing of contact information with third parties without your consent and no spamming. We will e-mail you 2-3 times a year via an e-mail list that you can unsubscribe from whenever you like. So please take a few minutes to fill in this form. And share it with other alumni, retirees, … Read more…

Department of English Emergency Communication Protocols

The Department of English has a communications network and a set of protocols in place to notify its community of important and emergency events. Please take a moment to examine the document below. If you’re interested in signing up for our Emergency Text Message system sign up here (UPR account needed). Here is the Emergency Protocol document:

Internships and Scholarship Opportunities: Fall 2017 Edition

This Fall 2017 semester offers several life, finance, and career enhancing opportunities for you to consider and apply for. HACU Internships – Paid semester and summer internships in the Washington DC area. The website currently has old deadlines, but use them as a guideline. Their application system opened on September 1. The Córdova y Fernós Congressional Internship Program – Paid semester long internships in Washington DC. Smithsonian Internship Programs – Paid semester and summer internships in the Smithsonian museums in Washington DC. Fulbright U.S. Student International Exchange Program – Pays for an academic year of study, research, creative work, or … Read more…

Graduate Student Orientation

On Thursday, August 17 at 10:30 am, Drs. Catherine Mazak and Leonardo Flores will be offering an orientation for its new and experienced graduate students. This orientation will not be yet another drill on rules, regulations, the Graduate Handbook, and Certification 09-09, or our TESOL Certificate, but a practical guide to successfully navigating your graduate studies towards your future career goals. The orientation will be held in CH-326. Program Welcoming Remarks – Dr. Leonardo Flores Timeline to Graduation – Dr. Catherine Mazak First Semester Forms: Letter for validating courses, TESOL Certificate Application form Recommended courses: Research Methods, Deficiencies (if applicable), … Read more…

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