Dear all,

     I hope everyone has been taking care of themselves as we head into the middle of the semester. We have a few important events and some fantastic accomplishments to report. 


   1) Equity-Minded Syllabus Series

    For those who signed up: the Equity-Minded Syllabus Series is confirmed to take place via Zoom on the following dates and times, as long as at least 6 people have committed to the program.

    Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

  • February 29
  • March 14
  • April 18


  2) Teaching Effectiveness Town Hall 

Teaching Effectiveness Taskforce Town Hall 3.15.24

 A collaborative effort between the taskforce and the Educational Equity Committee, this one-hour meeting will be an opportunity for attendees to hear an update on the significant efforts of the taskforce and to learn about a proposal for a campus-wide “Student Learning Experience Survey.”  It is also an important chance to provide your feedback on those efforts

Date: March 15, 2024 from 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

MEETING ID: 301 086 9726
PASSCODE: 265154


Accomplishments & Conferences

—Enrique Solis, MA from the English Department in Rhetoric and Composition and now a teacher, received an award at the California Association of Teachers of English conference. We are all so proud of him! 

—CSUN English was well-represented at this year’s annual SWPACA (Southwest Popular/American Culture Association) conference in February. Congratulations to all.

Conference Program

  • MA Alum Sarah Gay co-presented with CSUN English MA graduate student Jennifer Sams for the paper, “Hive Mind, Body, and Soul: The Posthuman Fungal Chimera,” on the Abject Horror panel. They also both participated on the roundtables, The New Media Age of Horror: Reddit Rabbit Holes, Creepypastas, and Backrooms and “The Last of Us” as Apocalypse.


  • Our very own Professor Stephanie Lim was the Communications Coordinator for the conference!


  •  Professor Kisa Schultz presented “Curating the “Fruits Basket” (No Homo): How Mainstream Media Reflect Progression and Regression in Gender Politics” on the panel, Politically Speaking: Women in the Political Arena.