Students Share Research and Creative Work and Gain Editorial Experience through Scholarly Publications

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In addition to their classroom assignments and myriad other commitments many students at California State University, Dominguez Hills are also intellectually and creatively engaged scholars who have taken to sharing their research and creative projects by contributing to scholarly … [Read more...]

2012 Patricia Eliet Memorial Lecturer Draws Inspiration from Hometown and People

Susan Straight

Award-winning novelist Susan Straight will discuss the writing process and her most recent work when she visits California State University, Dominguez Hills as the 2012 Patricia Eliet Memorial Lecture Series guest artist, on Thursday, April 12, at 7 p.m. in the Loker Student Union Ballroom. The … [Read more...]

Sesshu Foster to Deliver Annual Pat Eliet Memorial Lecture

Los Angeles author and poet Sesshu Foster will deliver the Annual Pat Eliet Memorial Lecture on April 14.

During National Poetry Month, the Department of English at California State University, Dominguez Hills will host the annual Pat Eliet Lecture featuring poet and novelist Sesshu Foster as the guest speaker on Thursday, April 14, at 7 p.m. in the Loker Student Union Ballroom. The lecture, with a book … [Read more...]

Hal Marienthal (1924-2011) Kept Lifeline of Teaching and Learning

Hal Marienthal

Emeritus professor of English Hal Marienthal died on Jan. 3 after a long battle with cancer. Until his death, the native of Germany continued his 63-year teaching career through teaching and mentoring students in the Humanities External Master’s Degree (HUX) program at California State … [Read more...]

Daniel Cano: Alumnus Wins International Latino Book Award

Daniel Cano

According to Daniel Cano (Class of ’77, B.A., English; ’84, M.A., Spanish), all one needed to make it as a journalist in 1920s Los Angeles was the ability to read and write, and a good mentor. In Cano’s case, all that was needed to become an award-winning novelist was his desire to become a … [Read more...]

English Department Alumni Take Interdisciplinary Approach to Branding Toyota Financial Services

Tatsumi Paredes (at left) and Maria Tirado are the brains behind an external branding campaign for Toyota Financial Services

Although Tatsumi Paredes (Class of '98, B.A., English, magna cum laude) and Maria Tirado (Class of ’86, B.A. English lit/communications) attended California State University, Dominguez Hills nearly a decade apart, they both agreed that the education they received was instrumental in propelling … [Read more...]

Harryette Mullen: Poet and Scholar Delivers Annual Pat Eliet Lecture

On April 22, the English department at California State University, Dominguez Hills hosted the Annual Pat Eliet Lecture Series which invites prominent writers of the day to come and share their knowledge with students and faculty. This year’s speaker was Harryette Mullen, renowned poet and … [Read more...]

Pat Eliet Lecture Series Features Harryette Mullen, Acclaimed Poet and Scholar of African American Literature

Harryette Mullen

The Department of English at California State University, Dominguez Hills welcomes Harryette Mullen, distinguished poet and scholar of African American literature, as its guest speaker for the 2010 Pat Eliet Memorial Lecture on Thursday, April 22 at 7 p.m. in the Loker Student … [Read more...]

Randolph Cauthen: English Professor Publishes Seminal Work on Law Students’ Writing

Randolph Cauthen

Randolph Cauthen, associate professor of English at California State University, Dominguez Hills, has recently published his first full-length book, “Black Letters: An Ethnography of a Beginning Legal Writing Course” (New Jersey, Hampton Press, 2010). The volume is named for the bold text known as … [Read more...]

Romel Edmond: Haiti’s Earthquake Hits Close to Home

When a devastating 7.0 earthquake struck Haiti in January, Americans with family members or friends who lived there were anxiously awaiting news regarding the safety of their loved ones. Among them was Romel Edmond, a senior at California State University, Dominguez Hills. “I remember being in a … [Read more...]