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

Marsha de la O & CSUN Alumni Poetry Reading

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm

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A poetry reading featuring Marsha de la O and a stellar lineup of CSUN alum including Brian Diamond, Amber Norwood and Kate Martin-Rowe is coming up next Tuesday, November 10th.
All are welcome. 4:00pm in the Linda Joseph Nichols Reading Room. (JR319) Read more

Graduate Reading Series (GRS) to perform at 2015 LA Lit Crawl

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - 9:00pm to 9:45pm

LA Lit Crawl 2015

Opening ceremonies are at 6pm with new rounds of readers and performances every hour. The GRS will take the stage in NoHo Plaza (5211 Lankershim Blvd) from 9-9:45pm with the program “Trump-It! Poetry of Protest in the Age of Donald Trump”. http://litcrawl.org/la/schedule/ Read more

Fall 2015 Northridge Review Release Party

Friday, October 16, 2015 - 7:00pm

Northridge Review Release Party

Once again we are celebrating another issue of the Northridge Review—FALL 2015.  I, of course, hope you will all come. AND I hope you will encourage your friends and family to attend, and your professors. There will be snacks—and great entertainment. It is a very inexpensive DATE night, I might add...  Read more

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