Department News

English department faculty members earn NEH Summer Stipends

Associate professors Lindsey Eckert and Tarez Samra Graban were each awarded a grant that will support their work on humanities projects for two months. Read more...

Doctoral student Samuel Granoff earns Fulbright Research Award

He will conduct research at the Universite Paris-Saclay during the 2024-25 academic year to complete his dissertation, a World War I novel set in Belgium and France. Read more...

Ph.D. graduate Natalie Tombasco leaves indelible mark at FSU

She discovered her creative path in Staten Island, leading to far-reaching success with the department's Creative Writing Program and the Southeast ReviewRead more...


Creative Writing

Consistently ranked among the top writing programs in the country, the Creative Writing program offers a thriving community to writers who are looking to strengthen their craft while building life-long relationships in writing. 

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Literature, Media, and Culture

The Literature, Media, and Culture program exposes students to provocative questions that spark scholarly engagement and creativity, helping them discuss the social and political impact of literature.

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Rhetoric and Composition


The graduate program in Rhetoric and Composition focuses on rhetorical and social practices and theories of composition, particularly emphasizing the relationships between texts, technologies, language, and literacies. 

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Editing, Writing, and Media

The undergraduate Editing, Writing, and Media track emphasizes the production, analysis, and interpretation of historic, contemporary, academic, and everyday texts. 

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