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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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Why I Write for ELi

When I was 17 or 18, I told my mother I wanted to be an English major. My mother then asked if I wanted to teach high school. I …

English Major Selected to Speak at Commencement

English and Secondary Education senior Jenna Pratt has been selected as the student speaker for this year’s College of Arts & …

Major merit awards & honors from MSU for English majors @ DHLC

Various English and DHCL students have recently been awarded several honors and awards for their contributions throughout the sc…

Professor Butler Wins "Theory Into Practice" Best Article Award

An article written by Tamara Butler, assistant professor in the Department of English and the African American and African Studi…

DHCL Undergrads Win First Prize at University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum

A poster by two undergrads in the DHLC—Sal Antonucci (English) and Jacob Frazier (James Madison, Honors College PA)—that des…


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619 Red Cedar Rd - East Lansing, MI 48824 - (517) 355-7570

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