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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

Fantasy in Pop Culture

Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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Join CSUN's Critical Theory Club for an event discussing themes of fantasy in pop culture!  Read more

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Charles Hatfield and Krystal Howard: Young Readers series podcast on children’s and young adult comics on The Comics Alternative

August 16, 2017

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Charles Hatfield and new English department hire (with Liberal Studies) Krystal Howard recently took part in a podcast on children’s and young adult comics.

Back on July 25, Krystal Howard and Charles Hatfield took part in a podcast on children’s and young adult comics, part of the Young Readers series on The Comics Alternative, a popular group of podcasts consisting of conversations among scholars about comics and Comics Studies.  Read more

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