English Department

Visiting Writers Series Brings Four Authors to Campus


Nebraska Wesleyan University has announced its schedule for the annual fall Visiting Writers Series.

Visiting Writers Series: Fiction Writer Christine Sneed

11/13/2014 - 6:00pm
Elder Gallery

The Fall Visiting Writers Series concludes with fiction writer Christine Sneed.

Visiting Writers Series: Poets Travis Mossotti and Mark Jay Brewin, Jr.

10/16/2014 - 6:00pm
Elder Gallery

Our annual Visiting Writers Series continues with poets Travis Mossotti and Mark Jay Brewin, Jr.

Visiting Writers Series: Fiction Writer David James Poissant

09/23/2014 - 6:00pm
Elder Gallery

The 2014 Visiting Writers Series begins with fiction writer David James Poissant, author of The Heaven of Animals: Stories.


What Can I Do with an English Degree?

The ability to express ideas well in writing and to comprehend and organize large amounts of complex material are perhaps the quickest ways to stand

English Major Accepted to JET Program to Teach in Japan


Nebraska Wesleyan University senior Jamie Reed wants to be a high school English teacher. It’s likely her future students will learn a little about the Japanese language and culture too.

Annual Holder Lecture to Address Women in Renaissance


Two rhetoric scholars will discuss powerful women in renaissance at Nebraska Wesleyan University’s annual Holder Lecture on Thursday, April 24.

New State Poet to Deliver Inaugural William Kloefkorn Nebraska Writers Series Lecture


In 1982, Nebraska Wesleyan University English professor William Kloefkorn was appointed Nebraska state poet.

Author, Great-Granddaughter of Titanic Crew Member to Share Family's Story


Nebraska Wesleyan University will mark the upcoming 102nd anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic with a community presentation featuring a journalist, author and descendant of one of the ship’s victims.

William C. Kloefkorn Nebraska Writers Series: Twyla Hansen

04/15/2014 - 7:00pm
Callen Conference Center

New Nebraska State Poet Twyla Hansen will deliver the inaugual William C. Kloefkorn Nebraska Writer Series lecture.