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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...
After six years of leading the English Department, Lynée Gaillet is stepping down as chair. As of July 1, Audrey Goodman, who has been serving as the associate chair, will be the new chairperson. Our new associate chair is Elizabeth Lopez, and her replacement as the director of Lower-Division Studies and the Writing Studio is Michael Harker. Chris Kocela is handing… more »
Ashley Holmes will participate in the first ever Humanities Research Center Maymester Virtual Writers’ Retreat. The HRC fellows will spend the four weeks of Maymester working on their research and writing, while meeting on a regular basis to report on their progress and to cheer each other on. Holmes also learned that the Provost’s Faculty… more »
The Department of English at Georgia State University invites applications for the anticipated position of Lecturer at its downtown Atlanta campus, which serves a diverse and growing undergraduate and graduate student body. Situated in the cultural and economic center of the Southeast, GSU is a vibrant urban public research institution ranked nationally as a leader… more »
Sponsor: College of Arts & Sciences, Department of English Program Directors: Renée Schatteman, Associate Professor, and Beth Gylys, Professor Course Numbers: English 3965/8756 (undergraduate and graduate literature course in postcolonial studies) and English 4205/8900 (undergraduate and graduate creative writing course)
What is the course about?
In this three-week virtual Study Abroad program, you will… more »
Rhetoric & Composition PhD candidate Sarah Bramblett placed second in the Three Minute Thesis doctoral competition. Three Minute Thesis (3MT™) is a research communication competition which helps to develop academic, presentation and research communication skills. It supports the development of students’ capacities to effectively explain their research in language appropriate to an intelligent but non-specialist audience.… more »
Elizabeth West, Professor of English and African American Studies, has been named the first Co-Director of Academics for the College of Arts and Science’s Center for Studies on Africa and its Diaspora. The Center for Studies on Africa and its Diaspora (CSAD) aspires to increase worldwide understanding of the resilience of people from Africa and… more »
We wish we could celebrate our graduating seniors in person this spring.
Nicholas Abayomi Samuel Benedict Isaiah Bey Jacell Bland Brooke Boddie Olivia Cambern Cameron Carter Maha Celestine Miranda Corless Lauren Daniel Brooke Floyd Taliyah Holloway Taylor Holmes Kaylee-Marie Johnson Andrea Jovic Mayuni Karr Tommy Maples Flannery McAleer Ross McWaters Eh Moo William… more »
Maggie Geeslin, recipient of the Eleanor M. Pratt Scholarship (freshman & sophomore level).
Maggie writes: I am currently working on recording an album with my band, Lunar Vacation, and writing a screenplay with a friend from Vancouver (two things I have never tried before)! In the near future, I hope to graduate, sit… more »