• Letter from the Chair Spring 2019

    By Dr. Patrick Collier As you know, Ball State has just finished up its centennial year with a set of inspiring celebrations and events. In addition to giving us an excuse to celebrate, anniversaries of this sort prompt reflection. Cathy Day has written previously about the English Department’s history. But what might the future hold […]

  • April Good News: So. Much. Winning.

    Our faculty continue to publish, present, and make a difference, but also, our students and alums are getting jobs, internships, and fellowships. They’re moving on to grad school. They’re taking the next step. Find out more below!  Faculty Good News Prof. Darolyn “Lyn” Jones received an Immersive Travel Grant Award to take three undergraduate English […]

  • Centennial Poem Winner…and a Reading!

    We are thrilled to congratulate graduate student Lindsey Dirksen as the winner of the Ball State Centennial Poem Contest for her poem “100 Year Glide.” She is a second-year MA student in English with a focus in creative writing. She loves all genres of writing, but works primarily with poetry. She’s published her work in […]

  • One #BSUEnglish Day

    It’s #OneBallStateDay, and the English department wants to thank our community for continuing to give back so that we can fly forward. Your gifts are used for lots of different purposes, and if you’d like to help us continue our good work, here’s where you can help. Consider donating to the Ball State English General […]