A story in UTNews covers the recognition of recipients of the winners of the 2013 Shapiro Writing Contest, the recipients of Kalmbach Scholarships, and Prof. Joel Lipman, for his elevation to Professor Emeritus. Read the whole story here.
The Department of English Language and Literature and the Composition Program are delighted to announce the winners of the 2013 Shapiro Essay Revision Contest. There were 132 participants from all college ranks and departments. $500 Bradley Sommer $400 Zachary Dietrich $300 Zachary Feit $200 Anthony Mecurio $100 Audrey Miklovic $75 winners: Jeanette Beerbower; Devin Brown; [...]
The winners of the annual Shapiro Writing Contest are named in several categories (all undergraduate): Professional-Technical Writing, Composition I (Non-Research), Composition I (Research), Composition II, Undergraduate ESL, Poetry, Prose, 2000-Level, 3/4000-Level Writing, 3/4000-Level Literature, and Honors Thesis. For the full list of winners, click the link “read the rest of this entry”.
The 2012 Shapiro Essay Revision Contest, sponsored by University of Toledo’s Composition Program has been announced. Open to all undergraduate students, willing to invest one to two hours revising a short essay to compete for one of 15 cash awards from $75 to $500. A minimum of three prizes will go to freshmen writers and [...]
The winners of the 2010 Edward Shapiro Senior Scholarships were recently announced. They are Nathan Elias, Jennifer Baranek, Grace Engel, David Hartwig, and Samantha McNamara. Nathan Elias $4000 Jennifer Baranek $1000 Grace Engel $1000 David Hartwig $1000 Samantha McNamara $1000
Contributed by Deborah Coulter-Harris The annual Shapiro Essay Revision Contest invites all undergraduate students to invest one to two hours revising a badly written essay to compete for one of 15 cash awards from $75 to $500. There were 160 students this year who decided to compete in the writing contest. The University of Toledo’s Department [...]
The Department of English Language and Literature and its faculty are actively engaged with the Toledo-area community. Here are some recent examples. English Department Annual Summers Lecture with reception, free and open to the public, often preceded by workshops on the topic of the lecture, also open to the public. The Summers Lecture invites writers [...]
“The Past is Now: Our Contemporaneous Past” Friday, April 24, 7:30 p.m. in Savage Arena Toni Morrison won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1988 and the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1993, becoming the first black woman to achieve this honor. She is a native of Lorain, Ohio, born the second of four children [...]
Congratulations to all the Shapiro Revision Contest Winners. Our thanks to Deborah Coulter-Harris for organizing and advertising this year’s event and our congratulations to her on another successful contest. 2009 Shapiro Revision Contest Winners 1st Place: Amanda Pinnow 2nd Place: Phillip C. Vine 3rd Place: Kyle J. Wetzel 4th Place: Seth Oberst 5th Place: Andrew [...]