The English Department


Department of English. SCSU.NEWS AND EVENTS

Richard Blanco at Hill-Stead Museum. 
March 3, 2015. Attend a benefit poetry reading with Richard Blanco who read at President Obama’s inauguration. The event will be in the Hill-Stead Museum in Farmington, CT and will help fund the Sunken Garden Poetry Festival held at Hill-Stead every summer. The Department of English's own Vivian Shipley will run the benefit and is also a member of the Sunken Garden Poetry Festival Poetry Advisory Committee. More information about the reading.

Want to know what's been going on in the English Department? Click here for the Spring 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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