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.
The CSU Creative Writing Program is conducting its university-wide creative writing competition for arts scholarships. Click for submission details.
Rekindle the Classics is a free and open monthly series of casual discussions about works of classic literature. Click for times and locations.
The New York Times Magazine’s 1619 Project examines the legacy and lasting effects of slavery on American life through a compilation of writing and imagery. This past week, the project published a poem by Colorado State University English Professor Camille T. Dungy. She is one […]
Elena Brousard-Norcross MFA Creative Writing: Fiction Anticipated graduation: 2021 What are you working on, doing in Eddy Hall today? Some personal writing, as well as catching up on readings for Form and Tech (Fiction). How do you spend most of […]
Molly Reid MFA Creative Writing: Fiction, 2007 PhD in Literature & Creative Writing from the University of Cincinnati BOA Short Fiction Prize winner for her collection of short stories, The Rapture Index: A Suburban Bestiary Fall 2019 Gettysburg College Emerging […]
- 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