Study Abroad in England

The English Department has a new faculty-led Study Abroad program for 2015. For the first time at GVSU, students will have the opportunity to study British literature in its original cultural and geographical context during a four-week stay in England.

Four Credits of Comics

Learn how to read and write comics in the spring of 2015--and get four credits along the way. This spring semester, the English Department and the College of Interdisciplinary Studies are pleased to offer two courses focused on comics.

Journal Explores Mental Illness

The Language Arts Journal of Michigan is an award-winning journal co-edited by Robert Rozema. Its latest issue examines mental illness and English language arts education.

Shakespeare Winners Announced

And the winners are . . .

Shakespeare Festival Student Competition

Awards for creative, critical, historical, or scholarly projects relating to Shakespeare, his times, and the Renaissance (1350-1650 A.D.) 1st Prize= $100, 2nd Prize= $75, and 3rd Prize= $50.

New Collection Explores T.S. Eliot's Christianity

Many studies of Eliot's writings have mentioned his religious beliefs, but most have failed to give the topic due weight, and many have misunderstood or misrepresented his faith.

Visiting Scholars, Fall 2014

The English Department is hosting two visiting scholars from China this fall--Chunyan Zhou and Jessica Huang.

New Book Explores Early Teaching

Robert Rozema and Lindsay Ellis asked recent graduates of the Secondary English Education program to write about their careers. The result is a new collection--Early Career English Teachers in Action.

Why Major In English?

Dan Modderman earned his B.A. in Education with an emphasis in teaching English and History from GVSU in 1997. He began teaching at Rockford High School in the Fall of 1997 and has been teaching for 10 years.

What can you do with an English Major?

Frequently, students majoring in English ask me for a list of the jobs they can do when they graduate. My response is that there is good news and better news. First the good news - there is no list (more on this later).

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