ENGL 6006 Speaker Series Begins…

On Wednesday, February 25 at 6:00 p.m. in CH 318, Zaira Arvelo Alicea, MAEE Candidate and Research Assistant, will talk about the process of Designing a Study: From Abstract Concepts to Concrete Inquiries. Her presentation is based on her own recent journey from a student enrolled in a research methods course … Read more…

MAEE Deadlines: January-May 2009

Graduate students and faculty: The Office of Graduate Studies (OGS) and English Department deadlines for the current semester (January-May 2009) are indicated in the document included below. A copy of this (revised) document was also sent to you via e-mail today.  Please do not hesitate to contact the Graduate Committee … Read more…

MAEE OPTION III-Comprehensive Exam Policy (Revised)

The Graduate Committee of the English Department wishes to announce that the policy pertaining to the Comprehensive Examination degree completion option (”Option III”) has been modified. The revised policy (December 08) updates the October 08 version circulated last semester and the prior version included in the Graduate Student Handbook (August … Read more…

ENGL 6006 Research Presentations

The English Department community is cordially invited to: The presentation of the research proposals developed by students enrolled in ENGL 6006: Research Methods. Presenters include: Emily Aguiló, Francheska Cruz, Sharon Díaz, Nora Falvey, Tia Gilson, Robert Haithcock, Geovanna Méndez, Wilfredo Mercado, Yolanda Padilla, Rafael Parrilla, Jeannette Pérez, Jo.Alexis Robles, Gabriel … Read more…

Film Night / Noche de Cine

You and your students are cordially invited! Students enrolled in CINE 4001 (Film History to 1950) and CINE 4015 (Digital Video Production) will be presenting their films and audiovisual projects on: Thursday, December 11, 2008 @ 6:00 p.m.  Chardón 121 The projects include silent avant-garde and film noir shorts, fiction … Read more…

Collaborative Publication

Afro-Puerto Rican Testimonies update! We are happy to announce the recent publication of our article “Testimonios Afropuertorriqueños: Using Oral Testimonies to (Re)Write Race in Contemporary Puerto Rico” in the latest issue of Sargasso, a peer-reviewed journal of literature, language, and culture edited at the University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras. The … Read more…

Department Faculty & Students Present @ Harvard, UMass, etc.

“Afro-Puerto Rican Testimonies” tours Boston! MAEE candidates Irmaris Rosas and Fabiola Barrera, faculty member Jocelyn A. Géliga Vargas, and community leaders Alfredo González and Carlos Delgado recently traveled to Boston to present our ongoing research, Afro-Puerto Rican Testimonies: An Oral History Project in Western Puerto Rico. We were invited by … Read more…

L³ Society’s October 2008 Newletter

The second edition of the L³ Society’s October 2008 Newletter, entitled The L³anguage Connection is hot off the presses! This newsletter, created by and for students is focused on the study of language, literature, and linguistics. The L³ Society’s editors in chief are Adriana I. Caraballo and Angel Matos Caro. The link … Read more…

MAEE Comprehensive Examination

The Graduate Committee of the English Department wishes to announce that the policy and guidelines pertaining to the Comprehensive Examination degree completion option (“Option III”) have been modified. The revised policy updates the version included in the MAEE Graduate Student Handbook (August 2008 and prior editions) and will go into … Read more…