Okaka Dokotum

Ugandan film expert, NIU alumnus returns to campus on Fulbright award

NIU alumnus Okaka Dokotum is returning to DeKalb in impressive fashion this semester – on a prestigious Fulbright faculty award. Dokotum, a native of Uganda, is in residence in NIU’s Department of English while researching African film adaptations of African literary works.

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Official poster of the International Conference on Viriginia Woolf. Poster art and design by Chicago artists Ginny Sykes and Ruby Barnes.

Illinois Humanities Council boosts Virginia Woolf conference with grant

NIU has received a grant of $4,500 from the Illinois Humanities Council (IHC) to support cultural events affiliated with the 24th annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf, co-sponsored by the NIU College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and Loyola University Chicago. The

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First Year Composition Program

Students: apply to become First Year Composition peer advocates

The First Year Composition Program, with assistance from the Office of Student Engagement & Experiential Learning, is now accepting applications for peer advocates for fall English 103 classes. With intensive focus on written communication, critical thinking and information literacy skills, the FYComp program at NIU

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