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.
THE WORLD IN WORDS
Assistant Professor Ramona Ausubel captures the world and the human condition in books; she teaches students to do the same.
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 LANGUAGE OF SCIENCE
Assistant Professor Erika Szymanski studies how our perception of microbiomes can shape reality.
SUPPORT FOR THE LANGUAGE ARTS
The Center for Literary Publishing wins a $10,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.
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.
Aparna Gollapudi, Moral Reform in Comedy and Culture, 1696–1747 (Ashgate, 2011) http://www.ashgate.com/default.aspx?page=637&calcTitle=1&isbn=9781409417965&lang=cy-GB
Roze Hentschell, co-editor, Essays in Memory of Richard Helgerson: Laureations (Delaware, 2012) http://www2.lib.udel.edu/udpress/essays.htm
EJ Levy’s memoir AMAZONS: A LOVE STORY was published this summer to good reviews (Kirkus called it: “…a beautifully written memoir…”).
There’s a two part interview with Dan Beachy-Quick about Moby-Dick that aired on Illinois Public Radio. It’s available here: http://www1.ben.edu/springfield/quiddity/radioprogram.html
Aparna Gollapudi’s entry on “Richard Steele” was accepted for publication in The Encyclopedia of British Literature 1660-1789, Editors-in-Chief, Gary Day and Jack Lynch, published by Wiley-Blackwell.
- Submission Deadline: Outstanding Literary Essay Awards
- POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19: Rekindle the Classics book discussion: White Teeth
- POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19: Andrew Altschul | Creative Writing Faculty Reading
- POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19: The Crow-Tremblay Alumni Reading: M. Evelina Galang | Creative Writing Reading Series
- Rekindle the Classics book discussion: Mrs. Dalloway
- IWAC 2020 | International Writing Across the Curriculum Conference | English faculty, student discounts