The Department of English is a vibrant community of critical thinkers pursuing works of creative artistry and interdisciplinary scholarship within and beyond the walls of Willard O. Eddy Hall — our primary residence at CSU.
THE WORLD IN WORDS
Assistant Professor Ramona Ausubel captures the world and the human condition in books; she teaches students to do the same.
Together Apart: A record of resilience
This clearinghouse for creative expression aims to record stories of the human spirit, experiences, and the ways in which students, faculty, and staff have come together as social distancing and a university closure mark the COVID-19 pandemic of spring 2020.
English@80: A year of celebration
Join the Department of English 2019-2020 as we celebrate 80 years as an independent academic department. Click the button below for free special events, department histories, video commentaries and an opportunity to share your story.
Find What You Seek
The English department and the University Composition Program offer a wide range of courses and experiences. As an undergraduate, you choose one of five concentrations for your BA. Graduate students likewise choose from four MA programs or an MFA in Creative Writing.
Throughout your program, participate in internships, clubs, workshops, and more. Attend an event in the Creative Writing Reading Series. Discover the limitless possibilities of an English degree.
The English department supports and abides by The Principles of Community, which in turn support the CSU mission and vision of access, research, teaching, service and engagement.
Renaissance academics and university administration collide in two initiatives, which Roze Hentschell has undertaken as recipient of the English Department’s Thomas Mark Scholar Award.
CSU English Creative Writing MFA alumna Abigail Chabitnoy wins the Colorado Book Award in poetry for How to Dress A Fish.
The Department of English congratulates all students winning departmental awards, scholarships and fellowships for the 2019-2020 academic year!
This spring the Department of English recognizes all of our graduating students on their momentous accomplishments.
Inspiration from her master’s thesis led CSU Alumna Ann Diaz into a two-year project aiming to bridge the “civilian-military gap.” Proceeds from the anthology cookbook support veterans’ programs.