Profiles in English

Monica Johnson

Posted On February 17, 2017
Categories Profiles in English

What was your concentration? 

 

Rhetoric and Composition

 

Why did you major in English?

 

I love to read. That is the whole reason I became an English major. I sort of happened into the Rhet-Comp program without knowing what I was getting involved in. I didn’t realize how much I would come to… more »

Christian Taurice Bowman

Posted On December 13, 2016
Categories Profiles in English

What is your concentration?

 

My concentration is Literary Studies.

 

Why are you majoring in English?

 

When I first enrolled at Georgia State, I majored in physics. I’m pretty proficient at calculus, so I decided it would be a good idea. As I progressed in my major, I started to feel unfulfilled, and eventually… more »

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Sam McCracken

Posted On August 29, 2016
Categories Profiles in English

What is your concentration?

 

I am—unapologetically—following the English literature track, and I love it. I am also pursuing a second major in Spanish (with a concentration in language, culture, and society).

 

Why are you majoring in English?

 

This is a question I receive often (looking at you, dad), and it seems I… more »

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Allison Gunn

Posted On February 17, 2016
Categories Profiles in English

What is your concentration?

Rhetoric and Composition

 

Why are you majoring in English?

After 20 years as a chef and leader in the service industry, I had the opportunity to return to school. No longer believing that there are no real-world applications for my skills as a writer and communicator, I changed majors… more »

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Christopher Copley

Posted On January 19, 2016
Categories Profiles in English

What is your concentration?

I am an English major with a concentration in Literary Studies and a minor in Religious Studies.

Why are you majoring in English?

I chose English Literature because of the profound impact that reading literature and poetry has had on the way that I view… more »

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Leigh Metcalf (nee Schneider)

Posted On October 29, 2015
Categories Profiles in English

Concentration: Literary Studies Why did you major in English?  Initially, I chose to major in English because I felt more inspired during my English classes than any others. This inspiration stemmed from a combination of great professors and the realization that so much of what makes life both challenging and wonderful is so often reflected… more »

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Nicole S. White

Posted On May 12, 2015
Categories Profiles in English

What is your concentration? Creative Writing: Poetry!

Why are you majoring in English? I am fascinated by the art of storytelling through non-traditional methods. I want to devote my collegiate experience to the exploration of the craft because poetry has always helped me make sense of the world. For me, poetry is about discovery, preservation,… more »

Sarah Joy Richards

Posted On February 27, 2015
Categories Profiles in English

What is your concentration?

Rhetoric and Composition

Why are you majoring in English?

I’m passionate about stories and the way we choose to tell them. I started out as a theatre major with a scholarship to a private school. I wanted to get into film production and screenwriting. The professor teaching my freshman composition… more »

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Mariko Antonacci

Posted On November 21, 2014
Categories Profiles in English

What is your concentration? Secondary English

Why are you majoring in English? I decided to major in English simply because I love literature and am fascinated by the impact a work can have on an individual. I study literature because literature is life; it enhances our human experience and teaches us so much about the… more »

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Nicholas Goodly

Posted On May 10, 2014

What is your concentration? My concentration is Creative Writing–Poetry.

Why are you majoring in English? I majored in English because I had a passion for writing and wanted to be in an environment where new literature and techniques expand and challenge my approach for making art. I also knew that a degree in English would… more »