The English Department

Overview of the English Major at SCSU (PDF) 

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From Chaucer to graphic novels, from the English Renaissance to the Harlem Renaissance, from poetry and fiction writing to writing for the professions: the English Department at Southern Connecticut State University offers a thriving, diverse program of study for students interested in careers in teaching, law, publishing, the arts, and more. (See our full mission statement here.) 

For more information about our English major and minor, as well as the Secondary English Education degree (B.S., M.S.) and our nationally-recognized MFA in Creative Writing, please visit the links above or contact us at the address below. 

The English Department
Southern Connecticut State University
Engleman Hall D 265A
New Haven, CT 06515
(203) 392-6710
(203) 392-6731 Fax

SCSU English Facebook 

Upcoming SCSU English Events:
Woloch OrwellDr. Alex Woloch (Stanford University), "Getting to Work: Irony and Socialism in George Orwell's The Road to Wigan Pier" - Thursday, February 26, 4:00 PM, English Department Common Room, Engleman D253 (Open to General Public)

Bookmarks Mystery PartyCafé Bookmarks, Literary Murder Mystery Party - Friday, February 27, 7:00 PM, English Department Common Room, Engleman D253 (Open to all SCSU students)



Eng Placeholder2015 SCSU MFA Writers' Conference: A Gathering of Connecticut-Region Writers - March 6-7, Engleman A210 (Open to General Public; see conference web page for more information)



Walsh FulbrightGet Paid to Go Abroad: How to Win a Student Fulbright Fellowship (Brendan Walsh, Assistant Director of International Programs / Study Abroad) - Wednesday, March 11, 1:00-2:00 PM, English Department Common Room, Engleman D253