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English and Philosophy

Student writing on the quad in the fall

Our department offers small classes and award-winning faculty.  English students focus on literature, professional writing, or creative writing, while Philosophy majors take traditional or pre-law tracks.  Our M.A., TESOL certificate, and Ph.D. in  English and the Teaching of English prepare graduate students for careers in higher education.

See what courses are offered in our Course Booklet (Fall 2018 offerings) or visit our program page.

Events

The Events Calendar goes on break during the summer session, but we have the following coming up in the Fall to look forward to:

Thursday, Sept. 27th: Service Learning Forum- Resource Fair 4-5:30 pm in the Wood River and Little Wood River Rooms, PSUB.

Thursday, Sept. 27th: Service Learning Forum- Keynote Talk and Reception 5:30-8:00 pm in the Wood River and Little Wood River Rooms, PSUB.  The speaker is Roberta Rosenberg, Emeritus Professor of English, Christopher Newport University, and coediteor of "Service Learning and Literary Studies in English." T

 

 

News

Jeff Howard, Ph.D., English and the Teaching of English, 2017, has accepted a Brittain Fellowship postdoctoral position at Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, and will begin working there in August 2018.

Jake Claflin Ph.D., English and the Teaching of English, 2017, has accepted a full-time faculty position as Instructor of English and Communications at the College of Eastern Idaho starting this August.

Lydia Wilkes, Assistant Professor of English and Composition Director, has recently presented at two conferences in composition: Computers and Writing and Rhetoric Society of America, where she spoke on "Animal Relations with/at War: Dogs of War." As a spin-off of CW, Dr. Wilkes produced a video about the conference's Ride2CW fundraiser, which supports graduate student attendees, available on Youtube at Ride2CW Retrospective #cwcon18

Bethany Schultz Hurst, Associate Professor of English, recently served as guest poetry editor for Stirring: A Literary Collection (Spring 2018 Vol. 20 Ed. 2)

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