MVNU English and ILA Majors to present at state research conference.
Congratulations to Priscilla Radcliffe (English), Jackie Duncan (ILA), and Annelise Mason (ILA), who will present papers at the College English Association of Ohio Conference this weekend in Youngstown, OH. Dr. Dora Hawthorne will chair the panel.
Dr. Dora Hawthorne, Assistant Professor of English, spoke in the MVNU Chapel during the J-term session. Her lecture title was “Imaging God in Literature: Does the Truth Need Fiction?” Click through to listen to her lecture, which was part of the MVNU J-term Faculty Lecture series.
"Does reading a novel for a few hours make you feel smarter? You’re not alone: a new study suggests that reading novels heightens activity in the left temporal cortex, also known as the part of the brain associated with receptivity to language. The best part? The changes last for five days."