Benjamin Dell

Posted On February 7, 2019
Categories Profiles in English

What is your concentration?


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
Categories News & Events

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 »


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 »

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 »