Crook & Folly, DePaul University’s award-winning, all-student journal of literature and art, seeks applications from graduate and undergraduate students for two challenging and exciting volunteer positions as 2021-22 Editors-in-Chief.
The new editors will connect with the current editors sometime during Summer 2021 and will hire their section editors during Fall quarter 2020. In usual years Editors-In-Chief must be enrolled and available during all regular quarters of the entire 2021-2022 academic year, and must be enrolled and in-residence at DePaul for the Winter and Spring 2021 quarters. Campus/remote expectations for the editors will shift in accordance with University guidelines for on-campus operations.
Candidates for Editor-in-Chief should write a one-page (around 250 words) application letter describing relevant experience and commitment as well as vision for the magazine, and email it, as an attachment, to Professor Borich on or before 11:59 PM on Monday May 10th, 2021: firstname.lastname@example.org. Professor Borich, the outgoing faculty advisor, will team up with Professor Ted Anton, the incoming faculty advisor, to conduct interviews via Zoom in mid-May, and make the appointments before the end of Spring Quarter 2021. Please apply only if you are interested in the Editor-in-Chief position. All applications are considered, but current Crook & Folly staff members receive priority consideration for the head editor slots. (We strongly encourage newcomers to wait to apply to editorial staff positions in the Fall). Crook & Folly will call for staff and section editor applications in September 2021.
If you have questions about what the work of the Editors-in-Chief entails, please email email@example.com and ask the current Crook & Folly editors Caley and Jessica for their assistance.
Led by improv comic Pete Parsons, the comedians will present six improvised scenes showcasing their talent, quick minds, and artistry. These moments will be interspersed with the mini-lectures by DePaul professors, each accompanied by a PowerPoint presentation in his or her field but which he or she has never seen before.
By the end of the evening, you’ll see that what academicians do by thinking on their feet.
March 4th, 2021, 7:30 — 9:00 p.m. (CST)
Megan Alderden (Crimonology)
Steve Harp (The Art School)
Rick lee (Philosophy)
Jaime Waters (Catholic Studies)
Improv Comedians Lisa Burton, Tim Dunn, Alaina Hoffman, Terrance Rogers, and Pete Parsons
In lieu of our annual in-person Spring English conference, the English department is now accepting submissions from students for a new 2020 Spring English Conference online launching June 1!
This is an excellent opportunity for students to showcase their work and to share it with a positive, supportive community of DePaul faculty and peers. This year’s presentations will come in the form of pre-recorded videos posted on the Spring English Conference Website. Each video will be five minutes in length and may be in (but not limited to) the following areas:
Pedagogical and Literary Theory
Publishing, Professional, and Teaching Practices
Submission deadline: May 11, 2020.
The conference is eligible for easy distinction credit and looks fantastic on a resume. Full guidelines on how to submit a piece of writing for virtual presentation attached: Spring English Conference Guidelines.
Participate in the poetry slam festival Louder Than A Bomb University (LTABU), hosted by Chicago Youth Authors, during February and March.
Poets do not need to be enrolled in school, just 18-25 years of age at the time of the slam. Registration is only $20, and the winner receives a $200 cash prize. If interested, please visit the LTABU registration link.
Get excited, DePaul English publications will be exhibiting again at the Printer’s Row Lit Fest this summer! Check out who all will be there!
Next Thursday join Crook & Folly for their annual Valentines celebration!
Staff will be handing out valentines and providing information on how to submit to Edition 40 of DePaul’s arts and literature magazine.
Schmitt Academic Center PIT 12-3pm
Thursday, February 13th
On Tuesday, February 4th from 12-3pm visit DePaul’s Richardson Library on LPC to learn what YOU can do about climate change. Organizations from across campus and the city of Chicago will be available to teach, engage, and inspire you to make a difference.
This event is part of the 2019-2020 One Book, One Chicago season, exploring the theme Season For Change through the book The Sixth Extinction by Elizabeth Kolbert. onebookonechicago.org
On Thursday February 13th, join Hanif Abdurraqib in conversations with Dr. Francesca Royster and Nina Wilson in Student Center 314. Abdurraqib is a poet, essayist, and cultural critic from Columbus, Ohio and will be signing books. Mark the event on your calendars!
EVENT DATE AND TIME:
7-7:30 Book Signing
DePaul Student Center, LPC Campus
English majors: complete LSP 200 in Mexico as part of the Identities Abroad program!
Identities Abroad@Mexico is a new program that fulfills the Multicultural seminar requirement and includes a travel component to Mexico City and Chiapas in June to study immigration and human rights. The LSP 200 course takes place in Spring. There are scholarships available and applications are due Feb 1.
This program is part of the Identities Abroad program series which are low-cost programs that are designed for underrepresented students, including but not limited to students of color, first generation students, and low-income students. While Identities Abroad programs are designed with underrepresented students in mind, all students are welcome to apply to the program(s).
See the attached flyer for more details: