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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

2015 English Master’s Degree Hooding Ceremony and Procession

Friday, May 15, 2015 - 2:00pm

Master's Regalia

During the English Master’s Degree Hooding Ceremony, students will be individually recognized, and Professor Jackie Stallcup (Chair of the Department of English), Kent Baxter (Graduate Advisor for the Department of English), or a faculty member of the student's choosing will place the MA hood over the head of the student, signifying their  Read more

Visiting Writer

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 5:00pm to 6:45pm

The University Library

Romanian writer and mathematician, Bogdan Suceavă   Read more

Graduate Reading Series

Friday, March 27, 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

The University Library

Come join us for the second installment of the Spring 2015 Graduate Reading Series on Friday, March 27. Read more

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