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The Department of English at Michigan State University provides students with an excellent education in the liberal arts—one that strikes an ideal balance between creativity and critical inquiry. Undergraduate and graduate students, whether planning to enter professional or academic job markets after graduation, leave with skills allowing them to communicate, collaborate, and problem solve in a cultural landscape growing increasingly global.


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Sandra Logan Named Director of the Arts & Letters Citizen Scholars Program

Associate Professor Sandra Logan, MSU Department of English, has been appointed inaugural Director of the College of Arts & Lett…

Welcome to Professor Cara Cilano, New Chair of English

Cara Cilano has been named Chair of the Department of English effective July 1, 2016. “Dr. Cilano is a gifted teacher, rese…

Tamara Butler Receives Promising Researcher Award

Tamara Butler, Assistant Professor in the Department of English and African American and African Studies Program, was awarded th…

Contreras Named Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education, Diversity, and Inclusion

Sheila Marie Contreras has been named Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education, Diversity, and Inclusion, effective August 16,…

MSU and film: a colored past and a bright future

It has been 60 years since legendary actor and MSU alumnus James Caan came to MSU to play football and study economics. The f…


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