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  • English

    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.

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  • Students Present at Northern Plains Conference on Early British Literature

    The following students each presented a paper at the 22nd annual Northern Plains Conference on Early British Literature at Mayville State University, April 10-11. Rewriting Master Narratives Natalie Devick, English & Art Allen King, English & Philosophy Taija Noel, English

    Yahya Frederickson, English, keynote speaker at this year’s Student Academic Conference

    Yahya Frederickson will be the keynote speaker at this year’s Student Academic Conference on Tuesday, April 14, 2015. To view the full schedule and list of presentation abstracts for this year’s Student Academic Conference, visit www.mnstate.edu/sac. Biography Yahya Frederickson teaches writing and literature at Minnesota State University Moorhead. He holds a B.A. in The Individual […]

    Kevin Zepper, English, to be a featured poet on “The Beat Café” Friday

    Kevin Zepper, English, is one of the featured poets on “The Beat Café,” a poetry and music event airing across northern Minnesota on Friday, April 3, from 6 to 8 p.m. Set your FM radio dial to 91.7/Grand Rapids, 90.5/Bemidji, 89.9/Brainerd, or 103.9/Ely to listen.

    “Early Modern Superstitions on Stage” scheduled for April 1 has been cancelled

    The Religious Studies Speaker Series presentation “Early Modern Superstitions on Stage” scheduled for April 1 has been cancelled due to illness.

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  • Psych Conf. 4/24/2015 7:45 AM to 5:00 PM

    7:45 AM to 5:00 PM - Center for Business CB 0202 Classroom

    Job Search Boot Camp 5/14/2015 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM

    9:30 AM to 2:30 PM - Lommen LO 0104 Classroom

    MN GIS/LIS Workshop 5/20/2015 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

    8:00 AM to 5:00 PM - Lommen LO 0004 Classroom

    MN GIS/LIS Workshop (ITV) 5/20/2015 8:00 AM to 5:15 PM

    8:00 AM to 5:15 PM - Lommen LO 0003 Classroom

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