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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.

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Events

Northridge Review Release Party and Reading

Friday, March 11, 2016 - 7:00pm

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the Northridge Review is happy to invite you to the release party and reading for our Spring 2016 issue! Join CSUN’s writing community as we introduce another fine publication put forth by a stellar team, under the guidance of Mona Houghton. As you may know, Mona recently  Read more

The Kindness of the Hangman

Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 7:30pm

The Kindness of the Hangman

Dr. Henry Oster, author of The Kindness of the Hangman (Higgins Bay Press, 2014), which tells a gripping tale of the 2,011 Jews who were rounded up by the Gestapo and deported from Cologne, Germany. Henry is the only one still alive to tell their story. Read more

Comics & Visual Culture

Saturday, February 27, 2016 - 9:00am to 6:00pm

Comics & Visual Culture

FREE! Open to the public! Starring student researchers from CSUN and afar, plus: DR. JOSÉ ALANIZ, author of Death, Disability, and the Superhero ! Director of the Disability Studies Program, University of Washington-Seattle. TONY PURYEAR screenwriter; designer; co-author and artist of the graphic novel series Concrete Park (www.concretepark.com). Read more

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