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 »

Receive 3 hours of credit while exploring the world of publishing in New York City

Posted On September 18, 2018
Categories Uncategorized

This program is designed to introduce students to the Publishing Industry in New York City. Participants will meet with editors and literary agents affiliated with the nation’s leading publishing houses and agencies. The program also incorporates visits to cultural sites, museums, theater productions, and literary readings. Excursions have included Broadway productions, the Metropolitan Museum of… more »

The Department of English presents a lecture by James McNaughton (4 pm, Sept. 24, 2018).

Posted On August 29, 2018
Categories News & Events

The Department of English presents a lecture by James McNaughton University of Alabama

Samuel Beckett and the Politics of Aftermath: Endgame and Famine Politics

4 pm, Monday, Sept. 24, 2018

Troy Moore Library, 25 Park Place, 23rd Floor


Samuel Beckett and the Politics of Aftermath (Oxford UP, 2018) disrupts Beckett studies by demonstrating how Beckett’s most… more »

Bruce Lampros

Posted On August 28, 2018
Categories Profiles in English

What was your concentration?

I was a Creative Writing major, with a dual degree in Film/Communications.

Why did you major in English?

After taking Introduction to American Literature with Laurah Norton, I was enamored with not only the study of English, but also the ways in which that study is a vector for looking at… more »

English Faculty Members Honored at GSU’s Celebrating Faculty Excellence Event

Posted On March 24, 2018
Categories Uncategorized

On May 8, 2018, President Mark Becker and Provost Risa Palm hosted Celebrating Faculty Excellence, an annual event recognizing newly named Regents’ Professors, Distinguished University Professors, faculty award recipients, and faculty receiving promotion and/or tenure. The Department of English was well represented.

Rhetoric and Composition faculty member Ashley Holmes was recognized from her promotion and tenure.

Professor Lynée Gaillet,… more »

Kurt Forbes

Posted On March 22, 2018
Categories Profiles in English

What is your concentration?

My concentration is Creative Writing, specifically fiction.

Why did you major in English?

I was fortunate enough to have chosen my major based entirely on what I enjoy. I have always been fascinated by the simplicity of pencil and paper and the creations that have spawned from writers and artists alike.… more »