Leigh Rubin: The Business of Cartooning
Syndicated newspaper cartoonist Leigh Rubin will discuss his career in cartooning and how to manage intellectual property.
Leigh Rubin is RIT's first Cartoonist-in-Residence. His daily newspaper comic Rubes is published in Rochester's Democrat & Chronicle and over 400 other media outlets worldwide. Rubin began his cartooning career in 1978, when he established his... Read More
Matt Hern: Global Warming and the Sweetness of Life
Global Warming and the Sweetness of Life chronicles a series of road trips to the tar sands of northern Alberta—perhaps the world's largest industrial site, dedicated to the dirty work of extracting oil from Alberta's vast reserves.
Carol Tyler: FAB 4 Mania
Carol Tyler is a cartoonist who creates stories about gardening, her family, and her lifelong love of the Beatles. Her work has been nominated for various cartooning awards, including an Ignatz Award, an Eisner Award, and the LA Times Book Prize. Her comics memoir A Soldier's Heart won the 2016 Slate Cartoonist Studio Prize.
Tyler will discuss her new comics memoir about The Beatles.... Read More
RIT Women Read
RIT faculty, staff, and students who identify as women will present their own creative works and/or works they admire from other women to express solidarity and mutual support.
Tina Chapman, Kijana Crawford, Taylor Goethe, Miriam Lerner, Chan. McKenzie, Lisa Metzger, Sharon Morgan Beckford-Foster, Megan Tornow, Ren vanMeenen, Laura Shackelford, Paulette... Read More
The Department of English is currently searching for three tenure track positions - check out the links for more information!
Linguistics / Computational Linguistics: https://apptrkr.com/1315291
Digital Humanities: http://apptrkr.com/1306167
Creative Writing / Poetry: https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/Home/Home?partnerid=25483&siteid=5291#jobDetails=1481957_5291
SIGNATURES, RIT’s art and literary magazine, is a magnificent collection of the most interesting and thought-provoking student art featured in all forms: fiction/nonfiction prose, poetry, 2D/3D work, film/animation, and installation pieces.
Submissions are now open for the 33rd publication of SIGNATURES, which can be done through https://signatures.submittable.com/submit.
Center For Engaged Storycraft
The English Department hosts the newly launched Center for Engaged Storycraft (CES), an interdisciplinary center that exploits the potential of story and craft, in combination, to support research, creative production, education, civic partnerships, and professional workshops, all of which work to engage scholars, communities, and students in and through innovative practices and applications of story, story-based analytics, and technical craft.
What is CLaSP?
Workshop: Apply Now!
Transnational Workshop: Digital Creation ‘Beyond the Screen’
RIT International Research Program to Paris, France
Travel Dates: January 4-13, 2019
Collaborate with students at the University of Paris 8 to design and create an interactive digital installation using various forms of interactive media, programming, and/or sensing technologies and travel to Paris over winter break for a public exhibition of your projects.
Application deadline: September 30, 2018
Click here for complete information about the program.
Undergraduate Writing Awards
The Department of English offers numerous awards for students. These awards include:
- Creative Writing Awards
- Language Science and Computational Linguistics Student Excellence Award Fund
- Robert Root Endowed Award for Excellence in Literature
- Kearse Student Honor Awards
- Stan McKenzie Prize for Writing in the First Year
Please visit the awards page for more information.