Summer Scholars Program

Inaugurated in 2009, the Summer Scholars Programs celebrates research and supports graduate scholarship. Every year, NDSU English invites a nationally recognized scholar to teach an intensive, 1-week summer course in his or her area of expertise. The class meets daily from 9am-5pm, with students completing some course reading prior to class begin and then completing a major research and writing project after the completion of the course. Summer Scholars course take place during the summer, carry 3-credits, and are graded 'S' or 'U'. 

2019 Dr. Kristin Arola, Michigan State University. "Multimodality + Making: A Cultural Rhetorics Approach"
2018 Dr. Elisabet Arnó-Macià, Polytechnic University of Catalonia. "Designing and analyzing technology-enhanced materials and activities to develop language, writing and intercultural skills"
2017: Dr. Asao Inue, University of Washington Tacoma. "Classroom Writing Assessment and Antiracist Composition Pedagogy"
2016: Dr. Tatiani Rapatzikou, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. "Rethinking Cityscapes"


2015: Dr. Blake Scott, University of Central Florida. "Public Engagements of Health and Medicine: Rhetorical Explorations"
2014: Dr. Ryan Cordell, Northeastern University. "Texts, Maps, Networks: Digital Methods in the Humanities"
2013: Dr. Paul Prior, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. "Writing, Disciplinarity, and English: A Global Perspective"
2012: Dr. Heather Dubrow, Fordham University. "New Approaches to Genre"
2011: Dr. Rebecca Weaver-Hightower, University of North Dakota. "Frontier Fictions: Settler Sagas and Postcolonial Guilt"
2010: Dr. Malea Powell, Michigan State University. "American Indian Rhetorics"
2009: Dr. Anne Ruggles Gere, University of Michigan. "Writing in School, College, and Beyond"
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