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October 20, 2021

Each month, the Communications Team reaches out to members of the Department of English faculty and asks them to elaborate on a current research or creative project…

October 19, 2021

Professor Susan Lang, the Director of the Center for the Study and Teaching of Writing, has been selected to join the 2021-22 cohort of the President and Provost's…

October 19, 2021

“It was my grandfather’s dream to have someone in the family become a doctor, and then it became my own!” English department alumna Farah Hasan says. Since…

October 18, 2021

Catherine Pierce, an ‘03 MFA alumna, has been named the Poet Laureate of Mississippi for 2021-25. She moved to Mississippi in 2007 and is currently the co-director…

September 23, 2021

College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor of English Robyn Warhol was awarded the 2022 Wayne C. Booth Lifetime Achievement Award from the International…

September 17, 2021

The Department of English would like to welcome Dr. Ashleigh Hardin as the new Associate Director of First-Year Writing. She is part of the team that oversees…

September 14, 2021

The Department of English is delighted to announce Associate Professor Christa Teston has received a Research and Implementation Grant from the Michael V. Drake…

September 10, 2021

As faculty, staff and students begin a fresh start in a new semester, we want to take a moment to welcome the newest members of our English department. Please send warm regards to our newcomers…

September 9, 2021

The Department of English needs your help! We are looking for new sayings to put on our promotional items (stickers, buttons, bookmarks, etc.). We have some English-themed phrases from older items…