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Are We All Really Burning Out?

Chronicle of Higher Education Academic burnout is real — but difficult to diagnose. By Jonathan Malesic I dreamed of being a college professor almost as soon as I met my own professors. They read strange books by Nietzsche and Annie Dillard, asked challenging questions in class, and wore tweed. One of my favorite professors taught theology […]

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Happy Holidays!

SMU will be closed December 23-31. Have a great holiday and we will see you in 2022!

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Congrats to the Grads!

December Commencement is at 9:00 a.m. Saturday, December 18, 2021. Watch live via smu.edu/live.

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Congratulations to Lori Ann Stephens

Department of English Lecturer Lori Ann Stephens published a new novel titled Blue Running. Learn more: www.loriannstephens.com. 

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Congratulations to Jonathan McGregor

Jonathan McGregor, a lecturer in the SMU Writing and Reasoning Program, recently published a new book titled, Communion of Radicals: The Literary Christian Left in Twentieth-Century America. Tune into the virtual launch event on Facebook Live, Tuesday, 11/23, at 2 pm: https://fb.me/e/eojq4vHOU. More information below:

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Event: Nov. 17, Protecting (Y)our Rights

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Dedman College Community Mixer: Friday, November 5th

Dedman College Community Mixer Date: Nov. 5, 2021 Time: 3-5 p.m. Location: Dallas Hall Rotunda and Dallas Hall Front Steps All Dedman College faculty, staff and students welcome. RSVP date extended : smu.edu/CommunityMixer.

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Pennsylvania Humanities Council Celebrates Playwright August Wilson In New Initiative

Pennsylvania Humanities Council Originally Posted: October 8, 2021 Brittany Levingston is a 2014 graduate in the SMU Department of English Pennsylvania Humanities Council (PHC) is pleased to announce its partnership with Dr. Brittany Levingston, one of the 41 newest Leading Edge Fellows, who will develop a series of statewide programs centered on the renowned works […]

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The Future of Work Should Mean Working Less

New York Times Originally Posted: Sept. 26, 2021 By Jonathan Malesic, a first year Writing and Reasoning Program instructor in the SMU Department of English.  A dozen years ago, my friend Patricia Nordeen was an ambitious academic, teaching at the University of Chicago and speaking at conferences across the country. “Being a political theorist was my […]

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Boulevard with Dedman College for SMU Homecoming

Join Dedman College on the Boulevard! Saturday, October 2, 2021 Connect with Dedman College alumni, students, faculty, family and friends for tailgating on the Boulevard for Homecoming Weekend. Tent opens two hours before kickoff (time to be announced) The Dedman College tent location is behind the Dedman College sign on the main quad. We are […]