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Alcorn professor of English reads short story at conference

Dr. Peter Malik, associate professor of English in the Department of English and Foreign Languages at Alcorn State University, read his short story entitled “The Summit: A Cold War Fantasy” at the annual conference of the Mississippi Philological Association which was held February 18-19, 2011 at Jackson State University.

Presenters at this year’s conference included emerging and established scholars from Mississippi and the surrounding states. Presentations were made of literary and pedagogical essays as well as poetry and fiction.

Dr. Malik has been a member of the Department of English and Foreign Languages at Alcorn since 1998. He teaches composition and technical writing courses.

Last year, he was awarded Faculty Member of the Year by the school’s undergraduate student body.