What do silver thieves, the German Enlightenment, the language of engineers, cinema, and the U.S. congress all have in common? A set of College of Liberal Arts faculty who share a deep curiosity for the world around them and who all received a 2018 Ann Gill Faculty Development Award to propel their research.
Rhetorical studies is the study of argument and persuasion, but assistant professor of English David Cloud also sees rhetoric as the art of “imagining the possible.”
Paul DeMaret wrote a mini-book about sharks in the fifth grade. Instead of foretelling a future as a marine biologist, the book foreshadowed DeMaret’s future as an English major and distinguished teacher.
English majors are a diverse group doing interesting work in the world, but they don’t wait until they graduate to start being amazing.
In 2016, CSU has hosted two Pulitzer Prize-winning poets, one national award winner for nonfiction, and an award winning English department alumnus.
The English department enacts their passion through programs that extend beyond the boundaries of our classrooms, and even our campus.
The Graduate Showcase celebrates research, creativity and entrepreneurship and provides an arena for interdisciplinary collaboration.