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June 15 Writers Event: One Full-Day Seminar, Two Logan Poet Laureates

June 15 Writers Event: One Full-Day Seminar, Two Logan Poet Laureates

06/06/2019

The June 15 Summer Symposium, sponsored by USU English and the League of Utah Writers, features a dozen faculty and students from the Department of English, including Star Coulbrooke, the current Logan City Poet Laureate, and Shanan Ballam, who was named ...

Shanan Ballam Named Logan City Poet Laureate

Shanan Ballam Named Logan City Poet Laureate

05/30/2019

English faculty member Shanan Ballam was recently named the new Logan City Poet Laureate. Shanan is a long time poet who shows both love and passion for her craft. As a department, we are extremely proud of Shanan and excited to see her excel in this new ...

Summer Writers Symposium

Summer Writers Symposium

05/29/2019

Saturday, June 15 from 9:30 am - 5:30 pm. Register now for the 2019 Summer Writers Symposium and participate in a full day of classes, presentations, and critique sessions from experienced writers.

Helicon West Presents: Michael McLane

Helicon West Presents: Michael McLane

05/16/2019

Join Michael McLane at Helicon West on May 23, at 7:00 PM in the Logan Library. Michael has served as the director for both the Center for the Book at Utah Humanities and the Utah Humanities Book Festival.

2019 May Swenson Walkabout

2019 May Swenson Walkabout

05/14/2019

2019 May Swenson Walkabout will take place on Thursday, May 16, at 5:30 pm in the Logan City Cemetary. This event is free and open to the public!

Swenson Writers Series: Naomi Shihab Nye

Swenson Writers Series: Naomi Shihab Nye

03/18/2019

Naomi Shihab Nye will visit USU and participate in a poetry reading as part of the Swenson Writers Series. The event will take place Wednesday, March 20th in Library 201. Nye will deliver a reading at 12:30pm and conduct a Master Class at 3:30pm. The vent...

Chef Nephi Craig Visits USU to Share Native American Cuisine and Culture

Chef Nephi Craig Visits USU to Share Native American Cuisine and Culture

02/25/2019

Native American Culinary Association founder, Chef Nephi Craig, is coming to Utah State University. Along with sharing indigenous foodways, Craig will meet with folklore, nutrition, and plant, soils, and climate students.

Ben Gunsberg at Helicon West

Ben Gunsberg at Helicon West

02/20/2019

Ben Gunsberg will participate in a poetry reading at this upcoming Helicon West on Feb. 28th.

Robin Behn

Robin Behn

02/04/2019

Robin Behn has a poetry reading scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 6th at 1:30 pm in LIB 101- with a workshop to follow at 3:30 pm.

Ben Gunsberg: Welcome, Dangerous Life

Ben Gunsberg: Welcome, Dangerous Life

01/25/2019

Please join Dr. Gunsberg for a reading of his newly published book on January 29th at the Merrill-Cazier Library in room 101 at 1:30 pm.

Helicon West

Helicon West

12/05/2018

Helicon West Presents "WINTER IS ICUMEN IN" by students of Michael Sowder.

Shakespeare and the Connected World
Visiting Poet Abraham Smith

Visiting Poet Abraham Smith

11/01/2018

Ted Van Alst is the director of Indigenous Nations and Native American Studies at Portland State University. On November 8th, Ted will give a lecture at 11:30 am called "The Politics of Language in Indigenous Cinema", and later that day at 5:00 pm, he wil...

Bull Pen Fall 2018 Schedule

Bull Pen Fall 2018 Schedule

09/19/2018

A weekly calendar of all Fall 2018 bull pen meetings

Fife Folklore Honor Lecture
May Swenson Groundbreaking Ceremony

May Swenson Groundbreaking Ceremony

09/12/2018

The Swenson House Groundbreaking Ceremony is September 18, 2018 at 1:30pm

Star Coulbrooke Book Launch

Star Coulbrooke Book Launch

09/11/2018

Star Coulbrooke will be presenting her newest poetry collection on September 26, 2018

Swenson Poetry Walkabout and Legacy Contest

Swenson Poetry Walkabout and Legacy Contest

08/16/2018

The Swenson House Poetry Walkabout in conjunction with the Swenson Legacy Poetry Contest is August 16th at 5:20pm.

Professor Presents at Council on Undergraduate Research Biennial Conference

Professor Presents at Council on Undergraduate Research Biennial Conference

07/06/2018

Dr. Kinkead presents at Undergraduate Research Biennial Conference in Washington DC.

Japanese Religious Ballad Tradition
Utah Poet Laureate Paisley Rekdal

Utah Poet Laureate Paisley Rekdal

04/01/2018

Utah Poet Laureate

Fall 2018 Literature Courses

Fall 2018 Literature Courses

03/01/2018

Literature courses for Fall 2018

Communicating Science through Creative Writing
Two Faculty-Student Research Teams Awarded College Grants
DHU3

DHU3

03/01/2018

Utah Symposium on the Digital Humanities

Nathan Schneider

Nathan Schneider

02/01/2018

Nathan Schneider visits USU

CHaSSy Awards

CHaSSy Awards

02/01/2018
Dr. Edenfield publishes article in Voluntas
Brandon Manning

Brandon Manning

02/01/2018
Creative Writing Contest Winners Announced

Creative Writing Contest Winners Announced

02/01/2018

English Dept creative writing contest winners announced

BULL PEN Schedule: Spring 2018 | English

BULL PEN Schedule: Spring 2018

01/12/2018

USU's English Dept Creative Writing Club schedule

Visiting Poet Abraham Smith

Visiting Poet Abraham Smith

01/01/2018

Abraham Smith visits USU

Tony Roegiers

Tony Roegiers

01/01/2018

Tony at Helicon West

FilmFest

FilmFest

01/01/2018

Reminder about the COTV contest

3 Valley Poets | English

3 Valley Poets

12/14/2017

Come enjoy some light refreshments while listening to some amazing writers. Star Coulbrooke, Heidi Blankenship and Margaret Pettis will be reading at The Bluebird Restaurant January 14, 2018 from 6:00-8:00pm.

Star Coulbrooke Reading

11/01/2017

Nov 8,2017 at 12 noon, in Merrill Cazier Library Room 101 Star will be reading from her newest book, "Thin Spines of Memory". Come listen to some truly moving poetry by Logan City's own Poet Laureate.

USU Speaker Series Presents Award Winning Author Michael Branch | English

USU Speaker Series Presents Award Winning Author Michael Branch

08/29/2017

USU Speaker Series, Rants from the Hill.

 The Bull Pen (USU's Creative Writing Club) - Fall 2017 Schedule | English
Utah State Magazine Publishes Poem of Tribute for USU President Noelle Cockett | English

Utah State Magazine Publishes Poem of Tribute for USU President Noelle Cockett

08/28/2017

A tribute to USU President Noelle Cockett.

New Faculty Join English Department | English

New Faculty Join English Department

08/24/2017

Two new faculty members join the English Department as of Fall 2017: Dr. John Gamber and Dr. Christopher Gonzalez. Both teach Ethnic American Literature and Culture.

2017 Leonard J. Arrington Lecture & Writing Awards | English

2017 Leonard J. Arrington Lecture & Writing Awards

08/22/2017

Each year in conjunction with the Leonard Arrington Mormon History Lecture, the Library sponsors a writing contest. Students can win cash prizes up to $1,000 for attending the lecture and writing an essay.

Helicon West - Open Mic Nights Held During USU Semesters | English

Helicon West - Open Mic Nights Held During USU Semesters

08/07/2017

Student art, poetry, and design, to be showcased at the next Helicon West, Aug. 24.

ETE Conference Presentation | English

ETE Conference Presentation

08/07/2017

The entire one-day conference is filled with many other break-out sessions that you might be interested in.

Helicon West - The Endless Open Mic Summer | English

Helicon West - The Endless Open Mic Summer

08/03/2017

English presents the Helicon West - The Endless Open Mic Summer

Poetry on the Bus Walkabout | English

Poetry on the Bus Walkabout

08/01/2017

A poetry walkabout with logan poet laureate star coulbrooke.

Seasons in the City: Wild Wise Nature - A Collaborative Community Poem | English

Seasons in the City: Wild Wise Nature - A Collaborative Community Poem

08/01/2017

Logan City Poet Laureate Star Coulbrooke presents Seasons in the City: Wild Wise Nature, a collaborative community poem.

Charles Waugh - Groundbreaking Anthology Offers New Insight | English

Charles Waugh - Groundbreaking Anthology Offers New Insight

07/31/2017

His goal, he says, is “to bring Vietnamese voices to the United States, to tell their stories in a way that’s moving, in beautiful language and with emotion that allows us to make connections with these characters.”

Steve Shively Participates with Former First Lady Laura Bush in the Dedication of the National Willa Cather Center | English

Steve Shively Participates with Former First Lady Laura Bush in the Dedication of the National Willa Cather Center

07/18/2017

Associate Professor Steve Shively participated with former First Lady Laura Bush in the dedication of the National Willa Cather Center in Red Cloud, Nebraska, on June 3, 2017.

USU Writing Center Presents Paintings by Kristin Tingey | English

USU Writing Center Presents Paintings by Kristin Tingey

07/17/2017

the July 2017 edition of the USU Writing Center's rotating art exhibit, featuring digital paintings by student Kristin Tingey.

Free Writing Workshops for July | English

Free Writing Workshops for July

07/17/2017

Cache Valley Community Writing Center Workshops are held in the Logan Library from 5-6 pm. Free one-on-one tutoring is available from 6-7 pm. Bringing creative projects for feedback is highly encouraged.

Undergraduate and Professor Publish Article on Swenson Poetry Path | English

Undergraduate and Professor Publish Article on Swenson Poetry Path

07/13/2017

Marissa Shirley Allen, an Undergraduate Research Fellow who works as a tutor in the Writing Center, and Professor Joyce Kinkead have a feature article in the June issue of Teacher Librarian, a journal for school library professionals.

Dog Days of Summer and Pet Poetry Walkabout | English

Dog Days of Summer and Pet Poetry Walkabout

07/11/2017

Dog Days of Summer and Pet Poetry Walkabout with Logan Poet Laureate Star Coulbrooke.

Star Coulbrooke’s Thin Spines of Memory - Artists of Utah Book Review | English

Star Coulbrooke’s Thin Spines of Memory - Artists of Utah Book Review

07/05/2017

Thin Spines of Memory seems to me to be less an autobiographical work than a poetic discourse on the role of the past and recollection in every human life, any human life.

English Professor Publishes Article on Undergraduate Research | English

English Professor Publishes Article on Undergraduate Research

06/30/2017

The Council on Undergraduate Research’s summer issue of CUR Quarterly includes “Curating Exhibitions as Undergraduate Research,” authored by Professor Joyce Kinkead of English, Professor Alexa Sand of Art History, and Librarians Becky Thoms, Erin Davis, a...

Free Writing Workshops for June | English

Free Writing Workshops for June

06/14/2017

Cache Valley Community Writing Center Workshops are held in the Logan Library from 5-6 pm in the Bridger Room. Free one-on-one tutoring is available from 6-7 pm.

USU Writing Center Features Digital Paintings by Kristin Tingey | English

USU Writing Center Features Digital Paintings by Kristin Tingey

06/12/2017

The June 2017 edition of the USU Writing Center's rotating art exhibit features digital paintings by student Kristin Tingey.

Star Coulbrooke Reading at Summerfest 2017 | English

Star Coulbrooke Reading at Summerfest 2017

06/12/2017

Star will be reading with local poets.

Summer Love Poetry Walkabout | English

Summer Love Poetry Walkabout

06/12/2017

Summer Love Poetry Walkabout with Logan Poet Laureate Star Coulbrooke.

READ LOCAL at Finch Lane | English

READ LOCAL at Finch Lane

06/07/2017

The Finch Lane Gallery in Salt Lake’s Reservoir Park will host the READ LOCAL Reading Series on Thursday, June 29, at 7 p.m.

English Professor Publishes Writing Center Article | English

English Professor Publishes Writing Center Article

06/05/2017

Professor Joyce Kinkead’s essay, “The Writing Center Director as Archivist: The Documentation Imperative,” appears in the May/June 2017 issue of WLN: A Journal of Writing Center Scholarship.

Geneva Harline Accepts Position with the School of Graduate Studies | English

Geneva Harline Accepts Position with the School of Graduate Studies

05/24/2017

On May 30th, Geneva Harline will begin working with the School of Graduate Studies in the position of a Coordinator of Programs III. In this position, she will be assisting graduate students with questions as well as performing various tasks as assigned b...

Matthew James Babcock Releases Third Book in a Year | English

Matthew James Babcock Releases Third Book in a Year

05/10/2017

Matthew James Babcock (BA, '95) has published his third book in a year. Heterodoxologies, published by Educe Press in Butte, Montana, is a personal essay collection that covers a diverse range of topics, including body dysmorphic disorder, bowling alleys,...

2017 May Swenson Memorial Poetry Walkabout | English

2017 May Swenson Memorial Poetry Walkabout

05/05/2017

The 2017 May Swenson Memorial Poetry Walkabout with Logan City Poet Laureate Star Coulbrooke.

Professor Mattie Burkert Wins Grant for Research | English

Professor Mattie Burkert Wins Grant for Research

05/04/2017

The Gender Grant Program is a competitive program providing funds to early career faculty to work on projects focusing on a documented need or critical issue relative to gender.

Three English Majors Graduate with Honors | English

Three English Majors Graduate with Honors

05/04/2017

Students who receive honors in English have completed a rigorous set of courses, including independent study with faculty mentors, a written thesis, and a public presentation.

Free Writing Workshops for May | English

Free Writing Workshops for May

05/03/2017

Cache Valley Community Writing Center Workshops are held in the Logan Library from 5-6 pm in the Bridger Room. Free one-on-one tutoring is available from 6-7 pm.

Education Student Advisory Group Provides Counsel | English

Education Student Advisory Group Provides Counsel

05/02/2017

Professor Sonia Manuel-Dupont, who co-chairs the English Education Curriculum Committee said, “Each year, these students have provided advice that enabled us to make real changes in the program.”

Helicon West - The Endless Open Mic Summer | English

Helicon West - The Endless Open Mic Summer

05/01/2017

Helicon West - The Endless Open Mic Summer

Undergraduate Teaching Fellows and Faculty Mentors Wrap Up the Year | English

Undergraduate Teaching Fellows and Faculty Mentors Wrap Up the Year

05/01/2017

Four English classes benefitted this academic year from Undergraduate Teaching Fellows (UTFs). The UTF Program was established in 1991 and is celebrating its 25th anniversary.

Ignite USU Videos Online | English

Ignite USU Videos Online

04/28/2017

Ignite gives eight student researchers the opportunity to share the experiences they have had while involved in undergraduate and graduate research.

USU Shines at Annual Western States Folklore Society Meeting | English

USU Shines at Annual Western States Folklore Society Meeting

04/24/2017

Utah State University made a great showing at the annual Western States Folklore Society meeting this past week in Eugene, Oregon. Participants mingled with scholars from across the country for two days of conversation, scholarship, and fun.

Avery Host Workshop | English

Avery Host Workshop

04/24/2017

Avery Edenfield Congratulations to Avery Edenfield who was just accepted to host a workshop titled "The importance of writing practice in cooperatives" at the Association for Cooperative Educators Institute in July 2017.

Students Selected to Intern at the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress | English

Students Selected to Intern at the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress

04/24/2017

A big congratulations goes out to Kiersten Carr and Jessica Cushenberry, both of whom have been selected as interns at the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress for the summer of 2017.

New Reading Group Explores Links Between Dystopian Fiction and Reality | English

New Reading Group Explores Links Between Dystopian Fiction and Reality

04/20/2017

Students and faculty at Utah State University are meeting together in a new reading group to discuss dystopian novels and how they relate to today’s political climate.

English Major Wins Creative Writing Sustainability Contest | English

English Major Wins Creative Writing Sustainability Contest

04/20/2017

Adrian Thomson is a sophomore majoring in English with an emphasis in Creative Writing. He strives to become an author of young adult science fiction, action adventure and fantasy literature, a goal he has pushed toward all his life.

English Students Present at National Conference | English

English Students Present at National Conference

04/19/2017

The National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) is an annual conference that promotes undergraduate research and creative activity.

Symposium 2017 | English

Symposium 2017

04/18/2017

English Symposium announcement

Robins Award Winners Announced | English

Robins Award Winners Announced

04/18/2017

The Robins Awards are the most coveted of all Utah State University honors and the awards night is the year’s most prestigious event.

Helicon West Presents Winners of the USU Creative Writing Contest | English

Helicon West Presents Winners of the USU Creative Writing Contest

04/18/2017

The winners of the Utah State University creative writing contest at 7 pm in the Merrill-Cazier Library 101.

Get help @ your library and WRITE NOW! | English

Get help @ your library and WRITE NOW!

04/17/2017

Come get help from writing tutors, librarians, and computer lab assistants.

Andrea Krebs Entering Graduate Program at the University of Illinois | English

Andrea Krebs Entering Graduate Program at the University of Illinois

04/13/2017

Congratulations to Andrea Krebs (BA English 2016) who will be entering a graduate program in Library & Information Science at the University of Illinois this fall.

April in Adams Park - Poetry Walkabout | English

April in Adams Park - Poetry Walkabout

04/12/2017

April 20, 2017, 5:30 P.M. 500 North 500 East.

English Students Present at USU Research Symposium | English

English Students Present at USU Research Symposium

04/11/2017

The Student Research Symposium is Utah State University’s largest showcase of student research. SRS both celebrates student research and improves students’ ability to communicate their research.

Book Launch for Thin Spines of Memory | English

Book Launch for Thin Spines of Memory

04/10/2017

A book launch for Thin Spines of Memory, by Logan City Poet Laureate Star Coulbrooke, will be held at the Bluebird Restaurant, third floor, on Sunday, April 30, 7:00 PM, with a reading, reception, and book signing.

Intern Spotlight: Braden Steel | English

Intern Spotlight: Braden Steel

04/10/2017

Braden Steel, an undergraduate here at Utah State University, was an intern for the More Good Foundation—an organization that promotes LDS material.

Brittney McDonald Accepted into the Language Assistant programme in Huelva, Spain | English

Brittney McDonald Accepted into the Language Assistant programme in Huelva, Spain

04/06/2017

Congratulations to Brittney McDonald, who has been accepted into the Language Assistant programme in Huelva, Spain.

USU Writing Center Featuring Paintings by student Marissa Lords | English

USU Writing Center Featuring Paintings by student Marissa Lords

04/06/2017

The April 2017 edition of the USU Writing Center's rotating art exhibit presents artwork done by student Marissa Lords.

Free Writing Workshops for April | English

Free Writing Workshops for April

04/03/2017

Cache Valley Community Writing Center Workshops are held in the Logan Library from 5-6 pm in the Bridger Room. Free one-on-one tutoring is available from 6-7 pm.

Jared Colton Quoted in Wired.com | English

Jared Colton Quoted in Wired.com

03/31/2017

The antifascist doxxing guru thinks hate should have consequences. But doxxing anyone is morally sticky.

Intern Spotlight: Jordan Floyd | English

Intern Spotlight: Jordan Floyd

03/30/2017

Jordan Floyd had the opportunity to intern for two organizations during his time as a Utah State University undergrad.

Millie Tullis Selected to Present at Ignite USU | English

Millie Tullis Selected to Present at Ignite USU

03/29/2017

Several student researchers from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences were selected to present at Ignite USU. Ignite is USU's premier student speaking event and Research Week's culminating event. Students will discuss how they draw strength fro

Helicon West Presents Poetry at Three 4.13.17 | English

Helicon West Presents Poetry at Three 4.13.17

03/28/2017

Logan Library Bridger Room, 255 North Main. Open microphone. Caffe Ibis coffee. Uncensored.

Bennion Teachers' Workshop 2017 | English

Bennion Teachers' Workshop 2017

03/28/2017

Jessica Rivera-Mueller and Susan Andersen are co-directors of the Bennion Teachers' Workshop, an annual summer workshop sponsored by the USU Mountain West Center for Regional Studies.

Ben Gunsberg and Students Collaborate with Ridgeline High School Students | English

Ben Gunsberg and Students Collaborate with Ridgeline High School Students

03/24/2017

Ben Gunsberg's "Teaching Creative Writing" class collaborated with Ridgeline High School students by sharing personal narrative essays and offering feedback on high school students' personal narratives.

Poet Laureate Book Launch with Art Collaboration | English

Poet Laureate Book Launch with Art Collaboration

03/24/2017

Logan City Poet Laureate Star Coulbrooke has released a new poetry collection, Thin Spines of Memory, published by Helicon West Press.

USU Bull Pen Performs Slam Poetry Event at Helicon West | English

USU Bull Pen Performs Slam Poetry Event at Helicon West

03/24/2017

The USU Bull Pen Creative Writing Club performed a Slam Poetry event for a standing-room-only crowd at Helicon West on Thursday, March 23, at the Logan Library. Featured poets were Millie Tullis, Nate Hardy, Keith Wilson, Andrea Nelson, Shaun Anderson, Ma...

Naomie Barnes Accepted into Folklore PhD Program in Newfoundland, Canada | English

Naomie Barnes Accepted into Folklore PhD Program in Newfoundland, Canada

03/22/2017

Congratulatons to our colleague, Naomie Barnes, who has been accepted into the Folklore PhD program at Memorial University in Newfoundland, Canada.

Rebecca Walton Repeat Award Winner at ATTW | English

Rebecca Walton Repeat Award Winner at ATTW

03/20/2017

USU faculty members and students presented their research at the 20th Association of Teachers of Technical Writing (ATTW) conference held March 15, 2017, in Portland, Oregon.

Julia Stock, English Major, Volunteers at the 26th Annual Young Writers and Artists Fest Conference | English

Julia Stock, English Major, Volunteers at the 26th Annual Young Writers and Artists Fest Conference

03/20/2017

A Role Reinvented: Branching Out of the Usual and Discovering the Best By Julia Stock, USU English Major

English Faculty and Graduate Students Present at CCCC 2017 | English

English Faculty and Graduate Students Present at CCCC 2017

03/17/2017

Since 1949, the Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC) has provided a forum for those responsible for teaching composition and communication skills at the college level, both in undergraduate and graduate programs.

Professor Opens Up On New Memoir | English

Professor Opens Up On New Memoir

03/16/2017

These are some of the moments USU English Professor Jennifer Sinor shares about her life in her book “Ordinary Trauma: A Memoir.” The 279-page book, first conceived when Sinor was a doctoral student at the University of Michigan, examines life events that...

USU English Professor Receives Prestigious Fulbright Award

USU English Professor Receives Prestigious Fulbright Award

03/16/2017

Alan teaches at the USU Uintah Basin - Vernal Campus. His Teaching Interests include 19th century British and American literature, environmental writing, rhetoric. His Research Interests include 19th century British and American literature, environmenta

Kylie Schroeder Receives 2017 Sue Samuelson Award for Foodways Scholarship | English

Kylie Schroeder Receives 2017 Sue Samuelson Award for Foodways Scholarship

03/13/2017

The Sue Samuelson Award is given each year by the Foodways Section to recognize outstanding student work that is based on original fieldwork or research and that uses current folkloric approaches to the analysis and interpretation of foodways.

2017 Utah State University Creative Writing Contest Announces Winners

03/10/2017

The Utah State University Creative Writing Contest has named the winners in its 24th annual competition, recognizing the best creative work by USU students.

Scholarship Application Deadline Extended to 3/17/17! | English

Scholarship Application Deadline Extended to 3/17/17!

03/08/2017

Get your application on the website (english.usu.edu) or the English main office (RWST 201).

Writing Center Director and Students Present at Workshop | English

Writing Center Director and Students Present at Workshop

03/08/2017

In this workshop, participants will look at how poems and stories can communicate scientific facts/terms/ideas on an emotional level, making the material relatable and therefore memorable. Writing and sharing will follow.

Helicon West Presents The Bull Pen Slam 3.23.17 | English

Helicon West Presents The Bull Pen Slam 3.23.17

03/02/2017

The Bull Pen Slam Event Poster

Christine Cooper-Rompato Presents at the Logan Library | English

Christine Cooper-Rompato Presents at the Logan Library

03/02/2017

On Wednesday, March 8, 1:30-2:20, Dr. Christine Cooper-Rompato will be speaking on “Cache Valley Inventions, ca. 1880-1950,” at the Logan Public Library, Lake Bonneville Room. The presentation is for S.A.G.E. University, or Senior Adults Gaining Enrichmen...

Free Writing Workshops for March | English

Free Writing Workshops for March

03/02/2017

Cache Valley Community Writing Center Workshops are held in the Logan Library from 5-6 pm in the Bridger Room. Free one-on-one tutoring is available from 6-7 pm.

Professor Talks about Farms and Farmers in California | English

Professor Talks about Farms and Farmers in California

03/02/2017

Joyce Kinkead, Professor of English, delivered an invited talk on the California State University-Fullerton campus on March 1, 2017, hosted by U-ACRE, the Urban Agriculture Community-Based Research Experience Program.

Jennifer Sinor Interviewed on Tuesday's Access Utah 2.28.17 | English

Jennifer Sinor Interviewed on Tuesday's Access Utah 2.28.17

03/02/2017

Jennifer Sinor is the author of Letters Like the Day: On Reading Georgia O'Keeffe, a collection of essays inspired by the letters of the American modernist Georgia O'Keeffe and Ordinary Trauma, a memoir of her military childhood told through linked flash ...

USU Writing Center Features Digital Paintings by Hayden Laver | English

USU Writing Center Features Digital Paintings by Hayden Laver

03/02/2017

The March 2017 edition of the USU Writing Center's rotating art exhibit features a series by student Hayden Laver.

Emeritus Professor Coralie Beyers Passes | English

Emeritus Professor Coralie Beyers Passes

02/24/2017

Coralie Beyers, who taught in the English Department from 1965 to 1988, passed away February 17, 2017. In addition to teaching American literature, Honors classes, and composition, she contributed papers to the Western American Literature Association and ...

Karlie Jordan Presents at UCUR 2017 | English

Karlie Jordan Presents at UCUR 2017

02/22/2017

Karlie Jordan, English major, was selected to present at the 2017 Utah Conference on Undergraduate Research (UCUR) on Friday, February 17, hosted at Utah Valley University.

Intern Spotlight: Kirsten Bluth | English

Intern Spotlight: Kirsten Bluth

02/15/2017

Kirsten Bluth, an American Studies Major at USU, was a F.U.N. (Fernbank Ultimate Naturalist) Education at the Fernbank Museum of Natural History in Atlanta, Georgia during the summer of 2016.

Helicon West Presents Shanan Ballam's Advanced Poetry Writing Class | English

Helicon West Presents Shanan Ballam's Advanced Poetry Writing Class

02/14/2017

Open microphone. Open to the public. Caffe Ibis Coffee. Uncensored.

Charles Waugh Celebrates Book Launch with a Reading at the AWP Conference in Washington, DC | English

Charles Waugh Celebrates Book Launch with a Reading at the AWP Conference in Washington, DC

02/13/2017

Associate Professor Charles Waugh celebrated the launch of his new book, Wild Mustard: New Voices from Vietnam, with a reading at the AWP conference in Washington, DC last week. Wild Mustard is an anthology of prizewinning short fiction by contemporary Vi...

Lynne McNeill Interviewed on the Love Your Story Podcast | English

Lynne McNeill Interviewed on the Love Your Story Podcast

02/13/2017

Stories are models of how to live. We often look to how others do things in order to determine how we should do things.

Brock Dethier Lectures at Logan Library's Inaugural Writer's Conference | English

Brock Dethier Lectures at Logan Library's Inaugural Writer's Conference

02/06/2017

Write @ the Logan Library, the library’s inaugural daylong writer’s conference took place Saturday, January 28, 2017.

England Summer Study Abroad | English

England Summer Study Abroad

02/01/2017

Study abroad in England during the summer of 2017

Internship Opportunities to Earn Credit

02/01/2017

Students can earn 1 academic credit of English 4900 for every 40 hours they spend writing, editing, researching, managing social media, designing documents, maintaining and creating websites, tutoring, and/or practicing other major-related skills.

The Bull Pen (USU's Creative Writing Club) - Spring 2017 Schedule | English

The Bull Pen (USU's Creative Writing Club) - Spring 2017 Schedule

01/27/2017

The Bull Pen's Spring 2017 Schedule.

Free Writing Workshops for February | English

Free Writing Workshops for February

01/27/2017

Cache Valley Community Writing Center Workshops are held in the Logan Library from 5-6 pm in the Bridger Room.

Kylie Schroeder, English Grad Student, publishes in Humanities Journal | English

Kylie Schroeder, English Grad Student, publishes in Humanities Journal

01/26/2017

Congratulations to Kylie Schroeder, English Grad Student, who recently published in the Humanities Journal. Included below is part of the abstract for her recent publication and a brief description of the special issue.

2017 Writers@Work Annual Writing Competition | English

2017 Writers@Work Annual Writing Competition

01/26/2017

A great opportunity for emerging writers to have their work vetted by a talented panel of judges, well-known in their respective fields.

English Students Chosen to Present Research on Utah’s Capitol Hill | English

English Students Chosen to Present Research on Utah’s Capitol Hill

01/24/2017

Annually, Utah State University undergraduate researchers share their projects with state legislators at the State Capitol. About 30 Aggies are selected to present, and the 2017 event includes two English majors: Karlie Jordan and Morgan Sanford.

Creative Writing and Art & Photography Contests | English

Creative Writing and Art & Photography Contests

01/19/2017

SUBMIT YOUR ENTRIES NOW! USU CREATIVE WRITING and ART & PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST Winning entries featured in a special issue of Sink Hollow Literary Journal

Alum Eric Stephens, 2017 Graduate Research Award Winner | English

Alum Eric Stephens, 2017 Graduate Research Award Winner

01/17/2017

Congratulations to Alum Eric Stephens - 2017 ATTW (Association of Teachers of Technical Writing) Graduate Research Award Winner

Morocco Study Abroad Applicatoin Deadline Extended to Jan. 20 | English

Morocco Study Abroad Applicatoin Deadline Extended to Jan. 20

01/17/2017

Partner with a women's cooperative to study the goals and strategies that facilitate the work of successful civil society organizations.

Ben Gunsberg Talks Writing & Competition in Herald Journal Interview | English

Ben Gunsberg Talks Writing & Competition in Herald Journal Interview

01/17/2017

Congrats to Ben Gunsberg who recently earned 2nd place in the Utah Arts Council writing competition for his poetry.

Free Writing Workshops for January | English

Free Writing Workshops for January

01/13/2017

Cache Valley Community Writing Center Workshops are held in the Logan Library from 5-6 pm in the Bridger Room.

The Bull Pen (USU's Creative Writing Club) - Opening Social (Jan. 23) | English

The Bull Pen (USU's Creative Writing Club) - Opening Social (Jan. 23)

01/13/2017

The Bull Pen's OPENING SOCIAL with Treats and Writing Games.

USU Folklorists say Creepy Clowns 2016 Hottest Internet Trend | English

USU Folklorists say Creepy Clowns 2016 Hottest Internet Trend

01/13/2017

USU’s Digital Folklore Project has named the “creepy clowns” phenomenon as the 2016 Digital Trend of the Year.

Helicon West presents Bethany Schultz Hurst and Sunni Brown Wilkinson | English

Helicon West presents Bethany Schultz Hurst and Sunni Brown Wilkinson

01/13/2017

Open microphone. Free. Caffe Ibis Coffee. Uncensored.

John Engler Teaches Workshops at USU's Annual Pre-Med Retreat | English

John Engler Teaches Workshops at USU's Annual Pre-Med Retreat

01/12/2017

The event is organized to help prepare USU undergraduates come to get a better grasp on the field of medicine and the process of applying to med school.

Folklorist Speaks at Cache Valley Historical Society | English

Folklorist Speaks at Cache Valley Historical Society

01/09/2017

Dr. Lynne McNeill will speak on “Folklore and Cache Valley” on Wednesday, January 11, 2017, at 7 p.m. in the Historic Courthouse in downtown Logan to the Cache Valley Historical Society, an event that is open to the public.

Helicon West Presents Readings by Award-Winning Writers | English

Helicon West Presents Readings by Award-Winning Writers

01/09/2017

Please join us for readings by award-winning writers Chadd VanZanten, Isaac Timm, Felicia Rose, Emily Wheeler, and Jeff Bateman.

Sink Hollow Publishes Second Volume | English

Sink Hollow Publishes Second Volume

12/09/2016

Sink Hollow is an Undergraduate Literary Journal based out of the English Department at Utah State University.

Alum Brittney Mackins is working in Allentown, Pennsylvania | English

Alum Brittney Mackins is working in Allentown, Pennsylvania

12/09/2016

Brittney Mackins (BS English, 2014) is currently working in Allentown, Pennsylvania as a part-time competitive team coach at Parkette gymnastics, where she is responsible for the level 6 team (children between 8-11 years old).

Free Writing Workshops for December | English

Free Writing Workshops for December

12/05/2016

Cache Valley Community Writing Center Workshops are held in the Logan Library from 5-6 pm in the Bridger Room.

English Students Present at Fall Undergraduate Research Symposium | English

English Students Present at Fall Undergraduate Research Symposium

12/05/2016

Karlie Jordan, Nisheal Watson, Morgan Drish, and Millie Tullis have been accepted to present at USU’s Fall Undergraduate Research Symposium, which takes place Thursday, December 8 at 3:00-5:30 pm in Eccles Conference Center 203-205.

Happy Holidays from the English Department | English

Happy Holidays from the English Department

12/05/2016

Happy Holidays from the English Department!

Morocco Study Abroad | English

Morocco Study Abroad

11/29/2016

Are you interested in studying abroad? Go to Morocco this summer to conduct community-based research about civil society organizations and earn three credits in English (ENGL 5490) or sociology (SOC 4800).

Write Now Fall 2016 | English

Write Now Fall 2016

11/29/2016

Come get some help from writing tutors, librarians, and computer lab assistants! Nov. 28 - Dec. 1 and Dec. 5 - 8 Merrill-Cazier Library (Room 122)

English Students Attend the Utah Council of Teachers of English Conference | English

English Students Attend the Utah Council of Teachers of English Conference

11/28/2016

On November 11, English teachers across the state gathered for the Utah Council of Teachers of English conference at the Jordan Commons Megaplex Theatre in Sandy, Utah.

Graduate Students and Alum Give "Table Talks" at Annual Folklore Society of Utah Conference | English

Graduate Students and Alum Give "Table Talks" at Annual Folklore Society of Utah Conference

11/28/2016

Congratulations goes out to folklore graduate students Kylie Schroeder and Geneva Harline, who gave roundtable talks on their research at the annual Folklore Society of Utah conference on Saturday, Nov. 19.

Melody Graulich Delivers Paper at the Annual American Studies Association Meeting | English

Melody Graulich Delivers Paper at the Annual American Studies Association Meeting

11/28/2016

At the annual meeting of the American Studies Association in Denver in November 2016, Melody Graulich was part of an international panel and delivered a paper, "Who is Camping in Yellowstone?: The Northern Pacific Railroad, Northwest Indigenous Nations, a...

YA Author Chris Crowe Talks on Civil Rights and Historical Fiction | English

YA Author Chris Crowe Talks on Civil Rights and Historical Fiction

11/21/2016

Award-winning young-adult writer, Chris Crowe, delivered two talks on October 28 on the USU campus.

Dr. Christine Cooper-Rompato Publishes Two Articles | English

Dr. Christine Cooper-Rompato Publishes Two Articles

11/21/2016

Dr. Christine Cooper-Rompato has published two articles this semester.

Beth Shirley and Jared Colton Publish Article in Journal | English

Beth Shirley and Jared Colton Publish Article in Journal

11/18/2016

Congratulations to Beth Shirley and Jared Colton who have an article published in the Present Tense journal.

Sink Hollow, Undergraduate Literary Journal, Featured on Blog | English

Sink Hollow, Undergraduate Literary Journal, Featured on Blog

11/18/2016

NewPages is the Portal of Independents! News, information and guides to literary magazines, independent publishers, creative writing programs, independent bookstores, alternative periodicals, independent record labels, alternative newsweeklies and more.

Alum Published in Writing Lab Newsletter

Alum Published in Writing Lab Newsletter

11/16/2016

Alyssa Quinn, who graduated with Honors in 2016 and delivered the USU Valedictorian Address, was published in the November/December 2016 issue of Writing Lab Newsletter: A Journal of Writing Center Scholarship. The article, “Students’ Writing as Sacred Te...

Utah Original Writing Competition and Awards | English

Utah Original Writing Competition and Awards

11/16/2016

Since 1958, the Utah Original Writing Competition has awarded Utah writers for works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry in a variety of forms. The competition’s mission is to aid Utah writers on their path to publication and broader recognition.

Helicon West Presents the Ken Brewer and Will Pitkin Memorial Reading | English

Helicon West Presents the Ken Brewer and Will Pitkin Memorial Reading

11/15/2016

Thursday Dec. 8th 7 p.m. at the Logan Library Bridger Room, 225 North Main Free, uncensored, and open to the public. Guest Readers: Star Coulbrooke, Paul Crumbley, Jerry Fuhriman, Bill Strong Emcee: Marina Hall

English Student Curates "Shakespeare @ 400" Library Exhibit | English

English Student Curates "Shakespeare @ 400" Library Exhibit

11/15/2016

Claire Harlan, a joint English and Theatre Arts Major, was the student curator for “Unruly Women,” an exhibit now in Merrill-Cazier Library marking the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death.

Paul Crumbley Presents paper at the University of Portsmouth, England | English

Paul Crumbley Presents paper at the University of Portsmouth, England

11/15/2016

On October 11, 2016, English Professor Paul Crumbley presented a paper at the University of Portsmouth, England, as part of the University of Portsmouth Center for Literary Studies Seminar Series.

Alum Katie Fredrickson Wins Teacher of the Year Award | English

Alum Katie Fredrickson Wins Teacher of the Year Award

11/14/2016

Katie Fredrickson, who was graduated from USU in 2010 with Honors, was named the Bill and Carol Strong Teacher of the Year in the new teacher category by the Utah Council of Teachers of English (UCTE) at its fall conference November 11, 2016, in Salt Lake...

The Bull Pen (USU's Creative Writing Club) - Closing Social (Nov. 29) | English

The Bull Pen (USU's Creative Writing Club) - Closing Social (Nov. 29)

11/14/2016

The Bull Pen (USU's Creative Writing Club) - Closing Social

Helicon West Presents Dr. Ben Gunsberg and his Advanced Poetry Writing Students | English

Helicon West Presents Dr. Ben Gunsberg and his Advanced Poetry Writing Students

11/10/2016

Helicon West Thursday, Nov. 10th 7:00 pm Logan Library Bridger Room, 255 North Main Free and open to the public. Uncensored.

Brian McCuskey Presents Paper at the North American Victorian Studies Association Conference | English

Brian McCuskey Presents Paper at the North American Victorian Studies Association Conference

11/07/2016

Brian McCuskey recently returned from the North American Victorian Studies Association annual conference in Phoenix, Arizona, where he presented a paper entitled, “Friending Sherlock: Social Networks, Conspiracy Theories, and Literary Studies.”

The USU Writing Center Announces Artwork by Hannah Weaver | English

The USU Writing Center Announces Artwork by Hannah Weaver

11/04/2016

The November 2016 edition of the USU Writing Center’s rotating art exhibit features photography by student Hannah Weaver.

Free Writing Workshops for November | English

Free Writing Workshops for November

11/03/2016

Cache Valley Community Writing Center Workshops are held in the Logan Library from 5-6 pm in the Bridger Room.

Poetry in the Dark: Nature Writing - Nov. 03 | English

Poetry in the Dark: Nature Writing - Nov. 03

10/31/2016

Logan City Poet Laureate Star Coulbrooke will guide participants on a short walk by the river after sunset to read poems and gather sensory details for writing about the natural world.

The Bull Pen (USU's Creative Writing Club) - Featuring Bad Horror Writing - Oct. 31 | English
Graduate Students and Faculty Present at National Folklore Conference | English

Graduate Students and Faculty Present at National Folklore Conference

10/27/2016

This year’s conference was held in conjunction with the International Society for Folk Narrative Research annual meeting and included scholars from around the globe, including Japan, Finland, Estonia, Israel, India, Stockholm, Switzerland, Canada, Scotlan...

Chris Crowe Focuses on Civil Rights Era in USU Presentation | English

Chris Crowe Focuses on Civil Rights Era in USU Presentation

10/27/2016

Author Chris Crowe will be on the USU campus Friday, Oct. 28, at the Merrill-Cazier Library.

Melody Graulich Invited to Lecture at Northern Michigan University | English

Melody Graulich Invited to Lecture at Northern Michigan University

10/27/2016

Melody Graulich gave an invited lecture in the Ellis Speaker Series at Northern Michigan University on October 20, 2016. It was titled, “The Night the Stars Fell: Historical Convergences and Cross-Racial Histories on the Southern Plains.”

Faculty and Students Present at the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Convention | English

Faculty and Students Present at the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Convention

10/27/2016

The department was well represented at the 70th Annual Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Convention, held in Salt Lake City October 6–8, 2016.

Feel the Word: An Evening of Poetry and Prose (Nov. 05) | English

Feel the Word: An Evening of Poetry and Prose (Nov. 05)

10/25/2016

To benefit braille literacy in Utah Saturday, November 5th 4:00 pm 784 S. Riverwalk Parkway, Logan, UT

Writing Center Directors Present at the International Writing Centers Association (IWCA) | English

Writing Center Directors Present at the International Writing Centers Association (IWCA)

10/25/2016

USU Writing Center Directors Star Coulbrooke and Susan Andersen presented for an Ideas Panel at the International Writing Centers Association in Denver October 15.

Karen Brennan & Lex Williford at Helicon West | English

Karen Brennan & Lex Williford at Helicon West

10/19/2016

Karen Brennan & Lex Williford at Helicon West Thursday, October 27, 2016 7:00 pm Logan Library Bridger Room (255 North Main)

National Day On Writing is October 20 | English

National Day On Writing is October 20

10/18/2016

Why do you write? The National Writing Project, National Council of Teachers of English, The New York Times Learning Network, and the Teaching Channel invite people to celebrate writing in all its forms: through photos, film, and graphics; pens, pencils, ...

Avery Edenfield Hosts NASCO Workshop | English

Avery Edenfield Hosts NASCO Workshop

10/18/2016

Avery Edenfield has been accepted to host a workshop for the North American Students of Cooperation (NASCO) 2017 Cooperative Education & Training Institute in Ann Arbor, MI, this November.

Professor Delivers Talk at Undergraduate Research Conference | English

Professor Delivers Talk at Undergraduate Research Conference

10/14/2016

Joyce Kinkead, Professor of English, delivered an invited presentation on "Undergraduate Research and the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in the Humanities and Writing Studies," held in Los Angeles, October 12-14, 2016.

POE IN THE DARK - Oct. 22 | English

POE IN THE DARK - Oct. 22

10/13/2016

Saturday, October 22, 2016 7:00 pm Huntsmal Hall 226 $2 or two cans of food

Ben Gunsberg Invited to Read Poetry and Lead Master Class | English

Ben Gunsberg Invited to Read Poetry and Lead Master Class

10/13/2016

Ben Gunsberg was invited to read his poetry and lead a master class at the Alabama School of the Fine Arts, October 6-7, 2016. Dr. Gunsberg read from his poetry chapbook, Rhapsodies with Portraits, and directed a seminar for creative writing students on t...

Faculty Member Receives Award for Digital Humanities Institute | English

Faculty Member Receives Award for Digital Humanities Institute

10/13/2016

Mattie Burkert, a faculty member in Utah State University’s Department of English, has received a tuition award to attend the Digital Humanities Summer Institute in Victoria, British Columbia in June 2017.

Folklore Alumnus Lori Lee Launches Podcast | English

Folklore Alumnus Lori Lee Launches Podcast

10/12/2016

The podcast is about the power of story and incorporates her research on the personal narrative during her master's work at Utah State University.