Get Involved

Engagements, services, programs and student organizations offers numerous ways for students to be engaged and involved with university life.  >>

Join an Organization

The Department of English is home to several organizations, publications, and affiliated groups that help students connect on a professional and personal level, including Underground, new south, Melodically Challenged, SAMLA, Sigma Tau Delta, the Graduate English Association, Digital Pedagogy Meetup, Atlanta Studies Meetup, Digital Media Group Atlanta, and mentoring, reading, and study groups.

Study Abroad

The English Department and GSU offer a variety of study abroad programs, including Maymester and Summer programs, semester and academic year programs, and short-term programs during the Fall and Spring semesters.


Our faculty win major recognition and awards from organizations including the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Fulbright Commission, and the Guggenheim Foundation. Our faculty and graduate students are published by top presses and journals.

Exchange Programs

Both undergraduate and graduate students are eligible for study abroad programs sponsored by the Department and the College at Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz, Germany; the University of Heidelberg, Germany; the University of Northumbria-Newcastle in the UK; the University Ca’ Foscari in Venice, Italy; and the University of Versailles, France.

Writing Studio

The Writing Studio at Georgia State is a place where writers gather to talk about writing. Writing Studio conferences, both in our studio and online, are open to any student or alumni of Georgia State University.

Meet a Graduate Student

Discover what Georgia State University and the English Department has offered for these graduate students.

Undergraduate Internships

The English Department has many wonderful opportunities for interns to use the skills they learn in our classes out in the world at large


We are very grateful for support from our alumni and friends, and from the community at large. Your generosity makes it possible for us to embellish the department’s activities in tremendously important ways: for example, sponsoring visiting lectures by scholars and creative writers; sending students on trips to conferences and supporting their research; recruiting outstanding new faculty to our department; honoring our stellar graduates with awards for their achievements.