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...As a graduate student, I have been mentored and supported by professors who take my somewhat non-traditional scholarship and academic inquiry seriously and who are not hesitant to rigorously challenge me...
The Department of English is offering for Spring Break (March 14-20) “In the Footsteps of Boswell and Johnson: Literary Scotland.” The course is structured to meet pre-1800 and post-1800 requirements. It works as well for CW and Rhet/Comp students.
Price is c. $1200 for all accommodation, tours, and 3 breakfasts. All other food, airfare, and… more »
The English Department welcomes Lecturer Stephanie Hassan Richardson. Dr. Hassan Richardson explores ways in which communicative strategies across cultures inform composing practices. She also interrogates composition pedagogy as a site for deconstructing potentially unjust and ineffective assessment practices, particularly as they apply to culturally marginalized and/or otherwise disenfranchised communities. Her primary goal as an educator… more »
English Department Lecturer Daniel Holmes won a two-week residency at the Hambidge Center in August 2019 to continue work on a historical novel set in the borderlands of southern Arizona and New Mexico in the 1880s. The Hambidge Center provides a residency program that empowers talented individuals to explore, develop, and express their creative voices; residencies… more »
The University of Georgia Press has just released Assistant Professor Gina Caison’s new book, Red States: Indigeneity, Settler Colonialism, and Southern Studies, as part of their New Southern Studies Series.
From Amazon: Red States uses a regional focus in order to examine the tenets of white southern nativism and Indigenous resistance to colonialism in the U.S. South.… more »
I believe that the humanities—particularly the study of literature—are necessary for one’s development as a whole person. I see literature as a window into analyzing social problems, culture, politics, and history. Reading isn’t merely a fun pastime; it’s a vehicle for critical thinking… more »
Undergraduate students majoring in English at Georgia State may apply for the program. Undergraduate students in other programs of the university will be considered. For all undergraduates, it is a prerequisite for this program that students must have completed at least 6 hours in 3000-level courses with a C or above. Program size is limited… more »