Tag Archives: Celia Marshik
“Friday Five” is a weekly short interview feature composed of five questions answered by students, alumni, and faculty. This week, we talked to alumnus William Meehan. William graduated from Stony Brook in 2009 with a BA in English, and with an MAT in English in 2011. He currently teaches at Manhattan East: School for Arts and Academics. [Read More]
“Friday Five” is a weekly short interview feature composed of five questions answered by students, alumni, and faculty. Earlier this semester, we asked five professors about the texts they were most excited to teach during the spring 2013 semester. Now, as the semester has come to a close, we asked students about their favorite aspects of the texts. [Read More]
By: Brian Mazeski
For what will hopefully become an annual event within Stony Brook University’s English Department, faculty, students and guests from the community gathered in the Poetry Center on Wednesday, May 8th, to celebrate five Honors Program students and their completion of that hard-won rite of passage, the senior thesis. Showcasing the research of Roland Coffey, Marie Fratto, Bryan Gamble, Jim LoPiano and Rachel Jaffe, the event was, as Ayesha Ramachandran, Associate Director of the English Honors Program, remarked in her opening speech, “a toast to the real success and achievement of writing a substantial thesis at the end of an undergraduate career.” She described the thesis writing process as a, “crazy-making but ultimately wonderful experience.” After warmly welcoming the audience and praising the presenters, Professor Ramachandran invited Roland Coffey to begin the presentations. [Read More]
“Friday Five” is a weekly short interview feature composed of five questions answered by students, alumni, and faculty. This week, we talked to Celia Marshik and three of her current students about their experiences with William Shakespeare’s As You Like It in English 204: Literary Analysis and Argumentation. [Read More]
“Of such moments, she thought, the thing is made that endures.” Virginia Woolf, To the Lighthouse
To the Lighthouse is being taught in Professor Marshik‘s EGL 204 class during the Spring 2013 semester.
“No, I don’t like work. I had rather laze about and think of all the fine things that can be done. I don’t like work—no man does—but I like what is in the work,—the chance to find yourself. Your own reality—for yourself, not for others—what no other man can ever know. They can only see the mere show, and never can tell what it really means.” Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness
This text is taught in Professor Marshik‘s EGL 224 course.
“Friday Five” is a weekly short interview feature composed of five questions answered by students, alumni, and faculty. This week we spoke to faculty members about the texts they are excited to teach this semester. [Read More]
“Meet your Professor Monday” is a weekly feature on the SBU English blog. This week, we talked to Dr. Celia Marshik, who is teaching EGL 204: Literary Analysis and Argumentation, and EGL 608: Problems in the Relationship of Literature to Other Disciplines, “Modern Things” this semester. [Read More]