This November, graduate students in the Department of English’s MFA program in Creative Writing – Jake Friedman, C Culbertson, and Chase Cate – swept the Distinction in Creativity honors awarded by the Graduate School and Vice President of Research.
Dr. Ricki Ginsberg shares Best of 2022 YA Literature gift guide with the Department of English at Colorado State University.
Senior Peter Wilson prepares for graduate school by spending six months on an internship with Professor Zach Hutchins doing archival research and looking at original sources for Hutchins’ book project about Harriet Beecher Stowe’s A Key to Uncle Tom’s Cabin.
In November, five graduate students and an alumna of the Department of English’s TEFL/TESL program presented their research alongside department faculty at the annual Colorado Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (CoTESOL) convention in Denver.
MFA alumna Katherine Indermaur’s first book, I|I, will be published by Seneca Review Books in November 2022.
Our new faculty spotlight features associate professor Todd Mitchell on his new book “Breakthrough” and fostering creativity among his students.
Please join us in welcoming our newest faces in the English department: Jaquira Díaz, Naitnaphit Limlamai, Nina McConigley, and Rosa Nam.
The Through the Student Lens Film Festival—the first and only film festival created for CSU students and alumni—got its start just as the pandemic forced festivals and events all over the world to go virtual. Thankfully the festival’s founder, Teaching Associate Professor and professional filmmaker Usama Alshaibi, chose to persevere. With the help of dedicated student volunteers and staff, Through the Student Lens (TSL) hosted its first in-person premiere on April 21, 2022 in Eddy Hall.
Acclaimed poet Camille Dungy, a University Distinguished Professor in Colorado State University’s Department of English, has received the Academy of American Poets Fellowship.
Like everything else this past year, teaching and the student licensure program have been heavily affected by the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.