After WWII

The English Department entered its second decade in 1949 amidst the rapid and significant changes of the post-World War II era. Several icons of 20th century popular culture were born that year, including Billy Joel, Meryl Streep, Richard Gere, Jeff […]

1940s: Impacts of WWII

As we might expect, the World War II era changed life at Colorado State College of Agricultural and Mechanical Arts (CSC). The newly formed English department, however, (excuse the pun) soldiered on. Before the US even entered the war, classes […]