Welcome to the Department of English! With more than 50 full-time faculty representing five fields, we are the largest academic department on campus. Our size and our diversity allows us to offer students a unique experience to learn about language and literacy to prepare humans to be careful and compassionate thinkers and creative problem-solvers.
Boise State Conference on Language, Identity, and Culture
Monday, November 18
12:00 – 1:15 PM
Bishop Barnwell Room, Student Union Building
All are invited – No RSVP
Multilingual First-Year Writing students share their experiences as expert users and learners of languages and engage the audience in discussions of language, identity, and culture. Light refreshments will be served.
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For faculty and staff, attendance counts toward the Boise State Uniting for Inclusion and Leadership in Diversity (BUILD) certificate.
Friday, December 6
Hemingway Center Gallery
Dr. Enda Duffy presents an Emigrant People’s History of Irish Literature
Michal Temkin Martinez - Associate Professor, Director of Linguistics, Director of The Mary Ellen Ryder Linguistics Lab
Michal Temkin Martinez is interested in improving the experiences of undergraduate linguistics students locally and nationally. As Principal Investigator of a National Science Foundation grant (with colleague Dr. Kazuko Hiramatsu), Temkin Martinez is co-facilitating a Faculty Learning Community to improve the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in linguistics. Locally, Temkin Martinez works closely with students outside the classroom, living on campus as a Faculty in Residence and supervising interns as director of the Mary Ellen Ryder Linguistics Lab. Last year, Temkin Martinez received the David S. Taylor award — Boise State’s highest award for service to students.