Greetings Fall 2013

On behalf of the graduate faculty in the Department of English, we would like to welcome the fifty students who will begin their master’s studies this warm September. For our friends and students returning to DePaul after a summer of adventure, literature, and stories, we extend a warm greeting and a blank page. We’re very […]

English Departmet Updates

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the annual DePaul Fest Concert taking place on campus TODAY, May 24th, 2013, Public Safety will be closing Arts and Letters Hall at 5:30 p.m.  The English department offices will close at 5:30 as well. And don’t forget, the University and English Department Offices are closed on Monday, May 27th in […]

Faculty News & Newcity’s Summer Guide

In Faculty News: Please join the English Department in congratulating Kathleen Rooney for being named 2013 winner of the Eric Hoffer Award for Poetry for her novel-in-poems Robinson Alone (Gold Wake Press, 2012). A review in Booklist noted the following of Robinson Alone: “Rooney’s syncopated wordplay, supple musicality, and cinematic descriptions subtly embody… Robinson’s sardonic […]

On Campus Readings with Debra Bruce & Barrie Jean Borich

DePaul’s Chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, the English Honors Society, is hosting a poetry open mic night with special guest Debra Bruce on Friday, May 31st from 6:00-8:00 p.m. in Arts & Letters Hall room 404. During the first hour, students are welcome to read their original works of poetry, no registration necessary. For the […]

Student News, Stanley Fish at DePaul, & an Essay Contest

REMINDER: Registration for Fall Quarter 2013 begins this week. Check Campus Connect to find out your exact registration date and time and to fill your course cart. English Graduate classes are posted on Ex Libris under Autumn 2013, and are being updated with course descriptions from the professors. *** In Student News: Congratulations to MAWP […]

Rey Andujar on Campus, Teaching Opportunity in Korea, and More

A reminder for MAE students working on their Digication ePortfolios: don’t forget that tomorrow, Saturday, March 9th, there will be a special Digication workshop for MAE students in the SAC 240 computer lab from 10-11:30 a.m. Details here. *** DePaul’s Department of International Studies and 7Vientos Press are pleased to announce an upcoming reception for […]

Call for Papers, Gulf Coast Writing Contest, & More

The DePaul English Department is excited to announce a Call for Papers for the Fourth Annual Spring English Conference. This student-run conference, formerly known as the EGSA Conference, will be held on the afternoon of Friday, May 3rd, 2013 in Arts & Letters Hall. We encourage all DePaul English graduate students to submit their works […]

Poetry Night, Love on the Road, and a Publishing Job

Design Cloud would like to invite the Depaul English department to join them on Thursday, February 21st for their first ever Poetry Night. Poetry Night will run from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Scheduled readings will fill the first hour and any and all interested poets are invited to read their work during an open […]

The Writers Guild’s Live Student Reading

The Writers Guild, part of the University Center for Writing-based Learning’s Writing Groups program, is hosting a student reading next week at the DePaul Student Center. The event, titled “Aloud!,” will take place on Monday, February 11th, from 4:30-5:30 p.m. in the Student Center atrium, and will feature poetry, fiction, and essays by undergraduate and […]

Important Reminders and a Lecture Invitation

REMINDER: in order for the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences to verify the completion of academic requirements, students must apply for degree conferral (graduation) in advance to have a degree posted and to receive a diploma. If you plan on graduating in June of 2013, the deadline to apply for degree conferral as well […]

Start Winter Quarter Off with a George Saunders Reading!

Happy New Year and welcome back to all of our students and readers! Today, January 7th, is the first day of classes for Winter Quarter 2013. *** This quarter, the DePaul Humanities Center has wasted no time in kicking off their newest series of on-campus events and readings with an upcoming evening with bestselling author […]

DePaul Humanities Center Announces Winter Events

Winter quarter may seem ages away, especially to those of us preoccupied with finals, but the DePaul Humanities Center is pleased to announce to the DePaul and Chicago communities to their Winter 2013 Events, featuring selections from three current series: New Voices in the Humanities, Nostalgia and the Age of Enlightenment, and Digital Humanities. This […]