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Congratulations!

Give a Rowdy Shout-out to our Spring 22 Graduate Honorees

Mickayla Jones, the English Department’s Spring 2022 graduate Honoree.

Lisa McCorkle, our Front Office student worker, who is also a graduate honoree!

MSU Denver Mascot "Rowdy" in a cap and gown handing out high-fives to graduates

Upcoming Cool Courses

Dr. Jessica Parker to Speak at Dialogues Series

As part of DU’s Alumni Week festivities, Dr. Jessica Parker, MSU Denver’s First Year Writing Director, will speak as an invited panelist at the Dialogues: “Writing Across, Writing Beyond: Contemporary Writing Studies.”

4:30 p.m.

May 11th

University of Denver, Lindsay Auditorium in the Sturm Building, 2000 E. Asbury Ave.

Free and Open to the Public. Register here.

Host Dr. Vincent Piturro, MSU Denver Food Bank Drive sponsored by the FiLM Club

7:00 p.m.

July 6

2001: A Space Odyssey with space scientist KaChun Yu, assistant curator of space sciences, at Denver Museum of Nature and Science

7:00 p.m.

July 13

Don’t Look Up with space scientist Naomi Pequette, adjunct professor of Astronomy at DU and Owner of Peak Nova Solutions, at Denver Museum of Nature and Science

7:00 p.m.

July 20

King Kong with zoologist Jeff Stephenson, education collections manager and museum science liaison, Denver Museum of Nature & Science, at Sie Film Center

7:00 p.m.

July 27

The Birds with ornithologist Garth Spellman, associate curator of ornithology, Denver Museum of Nature & Science, at Sie Film Center

7:00 p.m.

August 3

Children of Men with geneticist Nicole Garneau, at Sie Film Center

Here Our Expert Profs at Free D-Phi Events

5:20 p.m. Panel Discussion, 7 p.m. Performance. Free Tickets for Auraria

Feb. 17, Discussion: Studio 1, 1101 13th St.; Show: Singleton Theater, DCPA

Albee, Absurdism, and Adaptation in Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

6:45 p.m. for Free Tickets for MSU Denver Community; Showing at 7 p.m.

April 4, SIE Film Center

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6:45 p.m. for Free Tickets for MSU Denver Community; Showing at 7 p.m.

April 11, SIE Film Center

Cache

6:45 p.m. for Free Tickets for MSU Denver Community; Showing at 7 p.m.

April 18, SIE Film Center

White Ribbon

3:30 p.m., Free

April 25, JSSB Rm 420

Fermi’s Paradox and Human Nature

6:45 p.m. for Free Tickets for MSU Denver Community; Showing at 7 p.m.

April 25, SIE Film Center

The Piano Teacher

Spring 2022 Student Events

QR code for NCT Event May 4 2022

Young Adult Conversation: Angeline Boulley

MSU Denver’s NCTE chapter hosts a conversation with Young Adult Author Angeline Boulley

5:30 p.m.

Wednesday, May 4th

Use the QR Code to RSVP to the event.

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Four Lenses for Justice: A Interactive Workshop with Dr. Bree Picower and Dr. Tanya Malon

English pre-service educators at MSU Denver host Dr. Bree Picower and Dr. Tanya Malon

5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. by Zoom

Monday, April 4th

Use the QR Code to RSVP to the event.

Following the framework of the “Four I’s of Oppression and Advantage,” which examines educational practice through ideological, institutional, interpersonal, and internalized lenses, participants will work to develop a “Justice Lens” focused on racial oppression and advantage and will have the opportunity to apply these concepts toward their own practice.

Young Adult Fiction: Reading and Discussion with Authors

Thursday, March 3rd

2:00 p.m

Jordan Student Success Building, Room 400

Moderated by Jill Adams; Panelists include Jenny Elder More, Samantha Cohoe and other authors.

A conversation with authors Jenny Elder Moke and Samantha Cohoe about the craft and business of writing, from that shiny new idea to seeing your book on shelves for the first time. The authors will discuss their recent novels, and will share key steps in their process that are essential to starting the journey, staying on the path through the murky middle, and celebrating hard-earned publishing victories.Jenny is the author of Curse of the Specter Queen, a gender-bent Indiana Jones-style YA historical adventure, it’s sequel Rise of the Snake Goddess (forthcoming 6/22) and Hood, A Robin Hood Retelling about the Prince of Thieves’s Daughter (Disney/HYPERION). Samantha is the author of Bright Ruined Things, a YA historical fantasy about a rich magical family with secrets their young ward uncovers one dangerous night, and A Golden Fury, about a teenaged alchemist fleeing the French Revolution on the verge of creating the Philosopher’s Stone. (Wednesday Books/Macmillan)

Co-sponsored by MSU Denver’s Humanities departments, including the department of English and The Denver Project for Humanistic Inquiry.

Student Organizations

Explore, Network, and Grow

Our majors and minors are hard at work in and out of the classroom. They gain real-world experiences and deepen their academics when they participate in student organizations.

Meet people in the fields of study you’re pursuing. Learn more about these student organizations sponsored by the Department of English:

  • MSU Denver Student Affiliate Chapter of National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)
  • MSU Denver Affiliate Chapter of Sigma Tau Delta – International English Honor Society
  • MSU Denver Film Club
  • MSU Denver Linguistics Club
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National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)

MSU Denver NCTE Student Affiliate, Winner of the 2020 Student Affiliate Excellence Award.

We are the NCTE Student Affiliate at Metropolitan State University of Denver. We’re crazy about reading, writing, and developing awesome future teachers. For eight years straight and counting, we have been awarded the NCTE Student Affiliate Excellence Award.

For more information please check out our socials below!

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Sigma Tau Delta - International English Honor Society

Sigma Tau Delta is the international English honor society for students, dedicated to fostering literacy and all aspects of the discipline of English.

For more information please click here.

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Department of English

Contact Information

Phone:
303-615-1800

Email:
[email protected]

Campus Location:
King Center
4th floor

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 173362
Campus Box 32
Denver, Colorado 80217-3362