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english department southern Connecticut state universityNEWS AND EVENTS

Fassbender's Macbeth in the ASC Theatre

Next Wednesday at 7:00 PM, the new Renaissance Studies Minor at SCSU and the English Department will be co-sponsoring a free Halloween showing of Michael Fassbender’s 2015 Macbeth in the ASC Theatre to mark the end of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death (1616-2016). See the flyer attached. 

Our own Mike Shea will give a short introductory talk on Shakespeare, film, and Macbeth, and there will be free popcorn and soda on hand. Please spread the word and encourage your students to attend. 

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Folio's November 2016 Reading

Join the Folio staff and English faculty on November 4 at 7:30pm. Folio is the literary magazine produced by the English department undergraduate students. Talented students will be presenting their work at the reading. "Open mic" will follow.

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A New Graduate Student Scholarly Journal

The SCSU Department of English is proud to introduce the scholarly journal Text in Context. Text in Context is currently seeking both editors and submissions. Contact Laura Ahking and Anthony Mitrano to find out more details.


Want to know what's been going on in the English Department? Click here for the Fall 2015 English Department Newsletter.

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Interested in becoming an English Major or Minor? The English Department offers one of the most dynamic undergraduate degrees at SCSU, with specializations in Literature, Creative Writing, and Professional Writing, as well as a B.S. in Secondary Education for future high school teachers. 

Click here for a summary of the English degree requirements, or see the Map of the English Major (PDF) for an overview of courses and areas of study. 


SCSU English majorWHY ENGLISH?

Why study English? What can you do with a degree in literature and writing?

Find out some of the exciting things Southern English students are up to - from research to publication - as well as the choice of careers in law, the arts, journalism, publishing, and teaching for which the English major or minor can prepare you.


The English Department
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