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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

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Events

The Reimagining Narrative Film Series

Friday, December 1, 2017 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

reimagining narrative film series

This Friday, December 1st, at 7:00 PM in Jerome Richfield Hall, Room 319, "The Reimagining Narrative Film Series," returns with Luis Buñuel & Salvador Dalí's L'Age d'Or (1930), one of the foundational works of surrealist cinema.   Read more

Northridge Creative Writing Circle, Fall 2017 Reading

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

ncwc fall 2017 reading

Come join the Northridge Creative Writing Circle for their Fall 2017 Reading.

This year's Fall Reading will include David Rocklin to celebrate his new novel, The Night Language. Also enjoy poetry from poet, Nicelle Davis, author of In the Circus of You. Read more

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News

In Memoriam: Lary Gibson

April 2, 2014

The University Library

We are very sorry to report that Emeritus Professor Lary Gibson has passed away after a struggle with pneumonia and heart problems. Read more

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