The English department offers a rich curriculum that covers topics in writing, literature and teaching through a variety of undergraduate majors, minors and emphases, in addition to a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing, a Master of Liberal Arts and licensure in English as a Second Language.
Courses are taught by highly educated and highly published faculty with diverse teaching and professional backgrounds whose expertise spans an array of specialty areas, including composition, American, British and World literature, creative writing, technical report writing, publishing, and more. Together students and faculty are part of a vibrant literary community that draws distinguished visiting authors to campus through the Glasrud Lecture Series and McGrath Visiting Writers Series. Students are incredibly active outside the classroom through opportunities to become involved in Sigma Tau Delta, the English Honor Society; Red Weather, the campus literary magazine; the Write Site, a student tutoring service; and New Rivers Press, a nonprofit literary small press. Graduates of the program are poised to excel in graduate school or a variety of English-related careers as writers, editors, publishers, teachers and more.
On Thursday, Feb. 26 at 7 p.m., MSUM professors Terrie Manno and Kevin Zepper will present a free performance that combines Manno’s music and Zepper’s poetry in Fox Recital Hall in the Roland Dille Center for the Arts on the MSUM campus. The two faculty members call themselves “Lines&Notes.” Already in their second year of […]
The High Divide published last September Minnesota State University Moorhead English Professor and novelist Lin Enger will read from his work at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 19 in the university’s Livingston Library Porch. The free reading is part of the Tom McGrath Visiting Writers Series. The High Divide was published by Algonquin in September 2014. […]
Professors Kevin Carollo and Kevin Zepper, English, will square off for a poetry reading at Red Raven Espresso Parlor on Wednesday, March 4. This event begins with an open mic before they exchange blows, or poems in this case. This event is free and open to the public. The Red Raven is located at 916 […]
Award-winning African American poet, Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie returns to MSUM to present a poetry reading in CMU 101 on Thursday, Feb. 12 at 7 pm. Afterward, she will sign the book of her first collection of poetry, Karma’s Footsteps, released by Flipped Eye Publishing in September 2011. Her book Dear Continuum: Letters to a Poet […]
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