Creative Writing Speaker: Anya DeNiro
Please join us for our Creative Writing speaker Anya DeNiro, who will be presenting work from FORKING PATHS: An Interactive Reading of "A Bathroom Myth" with audience participation. "A Bathroom Myth" (download game at https://adeniro.itch.io/a-bathroom-myth) mixes magic realism, mythopoetics and transgender activism.
Undergraduate/Faculty Reading Series
Please join us on Wednesday for the Department of English Undergraduate/Faculty creative reading series, with undergraduate John Palermo, Creative Writing Faculty Lindsay Herko, and special guest artist Rick Petrie!
Creative Writing Awards
Join us to celebrate our most talented creative writers in poetry, fiction and creative nonfiction, and hear them read from their winning works. Reception to follow.
For more information , please see the Creative Writing Awards page.
Job Posting: Language Science
The Department of English invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor position, beginning in January 2018, with specialization in computational linguistics. Possible areas include:
- Deep learning for natural language understanding
- Speech and speech technology
- Multimodal and linguistic sensors
- Human-computer interaction
- Linguistic narrative analytics
Please visit https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGWEbHost/jobdetails.aspx?partnerid=25483&siteid=5291&AReq=3499BR for a full position description.
Review of applications will begin on November 25, 2017.
What is CLaSP?
If you're interested in computational linguistics, check out CLaSP -- the Computational Linguistic & Speech Processing Lab: www.rit.edu/clasp.
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 30th publication of SIGNATURES, which can be done through https://signatures.submittable.com/submit.
We on the SIGNATURES staff are excited to see your work and look forward to making an incredible issue this year!
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.