English

English

Welcome to the Department of English

Welcome to the Department of English, one of the largest and most diverse departments on campus and a part of the College of Humanities at California State University-Northridge. We offer a wide variety of courses and programs in the field of literature, language, composition, rhetoric and creative writing; on the undergraduate and graduate level. In support of the English Department mission, we are dedicated with providing students with analytical and critical thinking skills, studying British and American literature and gaining knowledge on their literary and cultural history. We will help students and cultivate their imagination while challenging them to write effectively and read critically. The faculty and staff of the Department of English are committed to helping students meet their educational goals and expects its majors, especially, to be able to write clearly and correctly.

Department of English Fall 2023 Scholarship Award Winners

December 7, 2023

Award Winners

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Events

"Scott Pilgrim vs the World" launches Comics on Screen film series

Monday, September 28, 2015 - 7:30pm

Scott Pilgrim vs the World

Edgar Wright’s cult favorite, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010), was adapted from Bryan Lee O’Malley’s popular graphic novel series (2004-2010). The film, scripted by Wright and Michael Bacall, stars Michael Cera and Mary Elizabeth Winstead. Film, anime, videogame, and comics influences collide in this comedic martial arts, rock ‘n’ roll fantasy. Read more

Graduate Reading Series First Reading

Friday, September 11, 2015 - 7:00pm

Graduate Reading Series

We welcome you to join us as we celebrate the first Graduate Reading Series of this new academic year. Our amazing readers will be Brett Hymes, Jesse Clemens and Emilio Sotelo. Come celebrate their work with us on Friday September 11th at 7:00 PM in JR 319. As always, snacks, refreshments, and good company will be provided.  Read more

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