Spring Break Study Abroad in Scotland

Posted On August 14, 2019
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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

Posted On August 14, 2019
Categories News & Events

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

Posted On August 14, 2019
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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 »

Wesley Dunkirk

Posted On April 2, 2019
Categories Profiles in English

What is your concentration?

My concentration is Literary Studies.

Why are you majoring in English?

In both high school and college, my favorite courses were always related to English. I chose English as my major because it was the subject matter I most enjoyed.

What was your favorite English class at Georgia State (so far)?

My favorite English class at Georgia… more »

Benjamin Dell

Posted On February 7, 2019
Categories Profiles in English

What is your concentration?

Literature

Why are you majoring in English?

I chose to major in English because I wanted to learn how to read critically and communicate complicated ideas in both my day-to-day life and career.

What was your favorite English class at Georgia State (so far)?

This is a very tough question, but I would say Introduction… more »

Gina Caison’s new book, Red States: Indigeneity, Settler Colonialism, and Southern Studies.

Posted On November 12, 2018
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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 »

Gabriella Schuett

Posted On November 6, 2018
Categories Profiles in English

What is your concentration?

Literary Studies

Why are you majoring in English?

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 »

Eligibility

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 »