Career Paths for the English Major

Journalism in and Outside of the Classroom

Monica Sager, a Clarkie and Her Campus journalist, talks about her writing experience in and around Clark. Sophomore year of high school, I decided to take Journalism 101. I wasn’t expecting to follow it as a career. I just wanted to improve my writing. I was the nitpicker of the class. We would all correct…

With Child: Otto Dix/Carmen Winant

“Everything is beautiful.” —Otto Dix “Contradictions give our lives shape.” –Carmen Winant In 2016, when the Worcester Art Museum acquired The Pregnant Woman (1931) by Otto Dix, the painting provoked strong reactions from visitors. While some praised the acquisition of a work that presented an image of an unidealized pregnant body, others found the composition…

A New Earth Conversation: The World Is Changing; We Should Be, Too

A New Earth Conversation is a campus-wide initiative that, in exploring our relationship with the climate crisis, seeks to cultivate positive change through our response to climate change. Bringing together various Clark faculty from different departments including English, IDCE, Geography, the program is interdisciplinary, built on the premise that in order to make substantive change,…

Asking Questions

By Jeremy Shulkin Jeremy Shulkin (’07) is an English teacher at University Park Campus School as well as a freelance writer.   My 9th graders know the routine. There to greet them at the beginning of each of my classes is a “starter” – an opinion-based question on the board that gets their brains ready…

A Brief Interview with English Major Azariah (Oz) Kurlantzick

A brief interview with Azariah (Oz) Kurlantzick (class of 2020) about their summer internship and what it taught them. We hope this will be informative for Majors and Minors, especially those interested in education or the MAT program here at Clark. What was your internship, name and brief description of activities? I was a Teaching…

Voice of the Voiceless: An Interview with John Morano

The English Department is thrilled to welcome John Morano ‘82, professor of Journalism, Monmouth University and author of the Morano Eco-Adventure Series to our campus this March. His work, which focuses on the lives of endangered species, has been endorsed by World Wildlife Fund, The Nature Conservancy, The Ocean Conservancy, and The American Society for…

Creative Writing Minor Kaiomi Inniss Will Intern at Pulse Magazine

Kaiomi Inniss (’19), a newly-declared Creative Writing minor, has recently landed a journalism internship at Worcester’s Pulse magazine, starting in February. She will be contributing to the arts and culture section of Pulse, covering events, such as exhibitions at art galleries around the city. “English has been my favorite subject since my childhood,” she recalled.…