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I recently finished teaching our graduate program’s sole required course, ENG 500, formerly “Introduction to Graduate Studies,” now “Theory and the Practice of English Studies.” Most of us remember this kind of course. Its purpose: get students into the habit of … Continue reading

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Why for most MA students reading, reading, and more reading are better than professionalizing via conferences, committees, etc. Continue reading

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