On November 5, the Department of English hosted its first town hall on Zoom. Members of the English faculty and the MSU campus community gave students information about spring semester classes, certificate programs, internship opportunities, student organizations, career resources, and campus support services for students during the pandemic. If you missed the town hall, you … [Read more...] about English Department Town Hall
Literature Program Update Believe it or not, the MSU Literature Program has jumped into the new semester energized by current events and ready to seize the opportunities of the present moment. While the circumstances around the Covid-19 pandemic are certainly not the ones we would have chosen, our faculty’s responses have been creative and thoughtful in the (sometimes virtual) … [Read more...] about Teaching During Unprecedented Times
Congratulations to Amber Spencer, Chloe Sierks, and Rae Snobl who were selected to present their original works at the 2020 Sigma Tau Delta (STD) English Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada. All STD members are invited to go listen to their presentations. Stay tuned for when and where! Be sure to check out Delta Nus - February 2020. … [Read more...] about MSU Students to Present Original Works in Vegas!
Come join us at the Union Club, located in Plaster Student Union, Suite 400, on February 20, 2020 at 6 p.m. for a fascinating evening of readings by none other than the graphic story-teller, Ron A. Austin and the riveting poet and essayist Jason Vasser-Elong. Many of Austin's short stories have been published in journals such as Masters Review, Pleiades, Story … [Read more...] about Spring 2020 Reading Series: Missouri Authors
MSU Student Literary Competitions The English Department is proud to announce the annual MSU Student Literary Competitions for 2019! Moon City Review, Moon City Press, and the Department of English sponsor these contests and we are now seeking entries for this year's competitions. See our flyer here! Contest Categories There are three separate contests: fiction, … [Read more...] about 2019 MSU Student Literary Competitions