“A Blind Medium? Radio Drama and Disability.”

Posted On February 26, 2020
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The Department of English presents a lecture by Emily Bloom of Columbia University: “A Blind Medium? Radio Drama and Disability.”

The first generation of radio scholars labeled radio “the blind medium” and returned obsessively to cataloging the benefits and drawbacks of blindness. This talk will consider the central role of disability metaphors for defining early radio… more »

Study Abroad in England

Posted On January 30, 2020
Categories News & Events

We are now recruiting for the Northumbria Exchange Program in Newcastle, England.

If you are an English or History major, you have the opportunity to spend a year studying in the north of England earning GSU credits for your major while paying GSU tuition and fees.  One semester option negotiable.  You continue to… more »

“The Now Dark Sky Setting Us All on Fire”

Posted On October 15, 2019
Categories News & Events

Please join us for a reading by award-winning poet Robert Krut—a former GSU lecturer! Tuesday, 22 October 2019, 2 p.m., Troy Moore Library. Robert Krut is the author of three books: The Now Dark Sky Setting Us All on Fire (Codhill/SUNY Press, 2019), winner of the Codhill Poetry Award; This Is the Ocean (Bona Fide Books, 2013), recipient of the Melissa… 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
Categories News & Events

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 »