Celebrating "English Teaching On The Plains" will be the focus of the 40th Annual Fort Hays State University Fall English Workshop from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 27.
The workshop will offer a variety of presentations on middle school, high school and college level English instruction. Presentations will be given by Karen and Ryan Burrows, graduates of the FHSU English program; Dr. Daniel Kulmala, assistant professor of English; Dr. Robert Rook, chair of the Department of History; Janie Roper, Hayden High School; and Sharon Wilson, instructor of English.
The featured luncheon speaker for this year is Dr. Susan J. Rosowski, Adele Hall Distinguished Professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Rosowski is a world-renowned expert on the life and writings of Nebraska novelist Willa Cather and will speak on "Multimedia Approaches to Teaching Willa Cather's My Antonia."
All presentations are free for the public to come and attend and will be held in the FHSU Memorial Union. Registration for the lunch event is $40 per person before Sept. 25, and will include all conference activities, materials, breakfast and lunch. After Sept. 25, registration is $50 per person, and includes all conference activities and materials except the luncheon.
For more information or to register visit the Web site at www.fhsu.edu/English or contact the Department of English at (785) 628-4285.