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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 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 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…

July 16, 2021

Associate Professor Scott DeWitt has been named the 2020 recipient of the Charles Moran Award for Distinguished Contributions to the Field. One of the most prestigious awards in computer and…

July 13, 2021

The Department of English is proud to announce that PhD candidate Antonio "Joey" Ferraro is a recipient of the Outstanding Student Advocate Award from Disability…

May 25, 2021

Promises. We’ve all made them, and we’ve all had someone make one to us. We’ve also all experienced the disappointment of an unfulfilled promise. The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines a promise…