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Oakland University Professor of English Jeffrey Insko.

Letter to the editor: Does the BOT practice what it preaches?

Jeffrey Insko, Contributor January 28, 2022

Like many of my colleagues, I was deeply disappointed this week by the Oakland Board of Trustees’ dismissal of the AAUP’s request to appoint a faculty liaison to the Board. That decision constitutes...

Oakland University Associate Professor of English & Creative Writing Annette Gilson.

Letter to the editor: The American cult of selfishness

Annette Gilson, Contributor November 30, 2021

Here in the U.S., we are taught to value wealth above most things. Wealth confers distinction on people. It makes them famous, lovable, admirable; it often puts them above the law. It doesn’t much matter...

Letter to the editor: What’s a university for? Part two

Robert Anderson, Contributor November 22, 2021

Most people know Mary Wollstonecraft as the author of A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1792), a book that blazed a trail for later feminists. She was also a theorist of what we might call ideology—the...

The English/Creative Writing Department at Oakland University hosted a virtual career night event on Nov. 10. The department was joined by Career Consultant Kirsten Boutorwick from Career Services.

English/Creative Writing Department hosts Career Night

D'Juanna Lester, Arts Reporter November 17, 2021

On Nov. 10, the English/Creative Writing Department at Oakland University hosted a career night event —  “Navigating your next steps with your English/Creative Writing degree.” This was a virtual...

Dr. Plantus has been a professor in the Department of English since 2009.

People of OU: Dr. Doris Plantus

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief September 15, 2021

Professor. Mother. Bilingual Author. Musician. Artist. Winemaker. Auto mechanic. Proud owner of two goats. Excellence in Teaching Award recipient. Woman of numerous talents. These are just a few of...

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