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English professor publishes new book on shaming young mothers

English professor publishes new book on shaming young mothers

“Embodying the Problem” is Professor Jenna Vinson’s latest release. (Katharine Webster/University Relations) Jessica Kergo Connector Staff Assistant English Professor Jenna Vinson has published a decade’s worth of research work in her new book, “Embodying the Problem: The Persuasive Power of the Teen Mother.” The book examines the rhetoric that society uses to discuss teenage mothers and the rhetorical strategies these young mothers use to fight the stigma they face

Finding the ‘write’ way at UMass Lowell

Ben St. Pierre Connector Staff To write is to communicate. The skill of being able to communicate effectively can go a long way in students’ lives upon graduating, whether they enter graduate school or the full-time workforce. Writing is an essential part of any career. Even if a job’s daily tasks are not focused around

English department connects with students

Henry St.Pierre Connector Staff Four UMass Lowell English alumni shared knowledge and valuable experiences about finding work after college as recent graduates at the English Networking Event. Maddie Koufogazos, Matt Chase, Morgan Hough and Megan Posco were all speakers on Nov. 4. The annual event is designed to give current students insight on what occurs

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