MENTAL HEALTH, COVID-19, AND ENGLISH STUDIES
In the most recent issue of the College of Liberal Arts Magazine, Communications and Social Media Coordinator Gabe Saldana explored the complexities of mental health issues along with some of the measures the Department of English has taken in order to support students.
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.
LIVE ONLINE: Creative Writing Reading Series 2020-2021
Each fall and spring semester, the Department of English welcomes distinguished literary voices to share their work and engage with the local community. Visiting writers hold audience question-and-answer sessions, book signings, and more.
THE DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH
Three degrees | Five areas of study | A world of possibilities
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.
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English Department Events
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.