Department of English

Department Announcements

The new Writing Center Fellowship Program was featured in the 9/5/2013 issue of the University Journal and the on-line edition at Read the article here...

Dr. Darrell Spencer was featured in an article in SUU's "Extraordinary Educators" publication. Read the issue here...

A Department of English Fall Potluck Picnic was held Friday, October 4 - 5-7 p.m. at Canyon Park West. All English faculty, staff, majors, minors, and families were invited and everyone enjoyed the camaraderie in spite of the cold weather. See photos on the Southern Utah University English Department Facebook page at

There was a SUU Student and Alumni Poetry Reading "A Collage of Poetry and Quilts: A Poetry and Art Exhibit" held during 2013 Homecoming Week nn Tuesday, October 8 at 4:00 p.m. - at the Gerald R. Sherratt Library (Garden Level)More info... There was a reception immediately following the reading. It was co-sponsored by Friends of the Library and SUU Alumni Relations.

Thursday, October 8 - 7 p.m. -

Dr. Jim Aton Lecture - Jimmie Jones's Mexico period (as part of Jones's San Blas painting exhibit in the Braithwaite, starting Sept. 11.)

Thursday, October 17 - 11:30 a.m. - Sharwan Smith Student Center - Starlight Room

Panel Discussion: Literature and the Western Landscape I Emily Dean, Michael Sowder, Laura Tohe More info...
Co-Sponsored by the Center of Excellence for Teaching and Learning and Friends of the Library

Thursday, October 17 - 7 p.m. - Gerald R. Sherratt Library - Garden Level

Reading: Laura Tohe and Michael Sowder - More info...
Reception and book signing at Artisans Gallery, 150 West Center Street, following the reading.
Co-sponsored by Friends of the Library, Artisan's Gallery, and Main Street Books 

Tuesday, October 29 - 11:30 am - Hunter Conference Center Great Hall

Convocations: Craig Childs - More info...
Reception in Whiting Room following reading.

 Tuesday, October 29 - 4 pm - Hunter Conference Center - Charles Hunter Room

Panel Discussion: Literature and the Western Landscape II Jim Aton, Greer Chesher, Craig Childs - More info...