Tag: Graduate School


  • Practical Advice for Grad School

    By Debbie Mix, Graduate Programs Director If you’ve ever considered applying to graduate school, you’ve probably heard that it is a worthwhile endeavor, but not without its challenges. Even the beginning of the application process—finding the right programs to apply to—can seem daunting, so if you’re looking at graduate school as the next step in […]

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  • Applying to Graduate School

    By Debbie Mix, Graduate Programs Director If you’ve ever been interested in applying to graduate school, we’re sure that you have plenty of questions: “What’s a statement of purpose? “Who should I ask for letters of recommendation?” “Do I have to write an entirely new writing sample?” Fear not! We’re here to outline some ways […]

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  • October Good News: A Great Month for Publishing

    It’s getting cold out there, #bsuenglish! Hopefully, you’ll find some warmth in all the good news from our faculty, alumni, and students. Read on to hear about an impressive amount of publishings, our Practical Criticism Midwest event, and what your peers are up to! Faculty Emeritus faculty member Prof. Joe Trimmer received two awards at […]

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  • September Good News: Keeping Busy

    Our professors, students, and alumni have been busy this month, publishing, directing, teaching, and more. Check out all the amazing good news they have to share! Faculty Good News  Prof. Sean Lovelace’s Hybrid Essay “How to Begin: Purple Bra, Prompt as Metaphor, Hiss/Kiss/Howl of Dogs, of the Falling Clouds, (roiling, roiling…)” nominated by Big Other […]

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  • August Good News – Students and Alumni

    This summer, our students and alumni received a lot of great opportunities, including presentations and new job positions. Read on to learn more! Student Good News Allison Akers’ short story, “Fate Inc.,” was accepted into the Sigma Tau Delta Rectangle, and she has the opportunity to present it in Las Vegas! Melissa Powell (Ph.D. Literature) and Leah Heim (M.A. Literature), […]

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  • Robert Bell Ball 2019 Scholarship and Award Winners!

    Last year’s Robert Bell Ball was… strange — but we still had a good time! We had refreshments, a costume contest, and we also presented a boatload of #bsuenglish scholarships and awards. Read about our winners below! Excellence in Creative Writing Scholarship The Excellence in Creative Writing Scholarship is awarded by the Department of English […]

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  • Oh, the places you’ll go, #bsuenglish

    Want an answer to the question “What can you do with an English degree?” Here’s what some recent #bsuenglish graduates are doing right now! Communications & Marketing Luke Bell (BA in CW 2016) Writer & Social Media Manager, Fanning Howey Architects, Indianapolis, IN Lauren Birkey (BA in English Studies 2017) Copywriter & Designer, Spotted Monkey Marketing, […]

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  • BSU Grad School Opportunities

    Hayat Bedaiwi received her BA and MA in English Literature from King Saud University in 2007 and 2012, respectively. She is currently a third year PhD #bsuenglish student who aspires to specialize in Ethnic American Literature with a major focus on Arab American Literature. Here’s more info about our graduate programs.  When I first started my graduate […]

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