Friday, November 1st
Travel Encumbrance forms due to the Graduate Secretary for 2013-2014 Travel.
For other deadlines, see the graduate school's list of dates and deadlines.
Friday, February 28th
Synthesis Statement due to department's graduate office (STV 409E) from MA students wanting to take MA comprehensive exam in March.
Monday, March 17th - Friday, March 28th - Spring MA Comp Exam Period.
When turning in your synthesis statement arrange with Diane the date and time that works for you to take the exam during the listed two week period.
Last updated 11/15/12
Illinois State University's graduate program embraces an English Studies model that explores the interactions among Rhetoric, Literary and Cultural Studies, Linguistics, Critical Theory, Writing, and Pedagogy. We offer three advanced degrees: the Ph.D. in English Studies, the Master's in English, and the Master's in Writing, as well as a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in the Teaching of Writing in High School/Middle School and a graduate certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). Students work with a strong group of graduate faculty who have diverse research interests.
Our unique Ph.D. program focuses on theorizing pedagogies that are situated within a broadly conceived English Studies model of the profession.
Students enrolled in the Master's in English program may choose to concentrate in one of the following areas:
Students enrolled in the Master's in Writing program may work in one of two sequences:
ENGGRAD-L is the official listserv of the graduate programs in the English Department. All important communications from the Graduate Director and Graduate Secretary, as well as from graduate students in the program, will be posted on ENGGRAD-L.
All students enrolled in the graduate program in English are added automatically each semester to the list. Sudents-at-large taking courses in the English Department are welcome and encouraged to join.
To join ENGGRAD-L, please contact Diane Smith.