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English 101: Reading in the World

Course Descriptions Eric Vrooman will be teaching Reading in the World: Crime and Punishment. Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 12:30 to 1:20 in Vickner 302. The land of the free has the world’s largest prison population; over 2 million American currently live behind bars. This course focuses on the United States’ obsession with crime and punishment. We […]

Sigma Tau Delta’s and the English Department’s Picnic and Firethorne Reading, Spring 2010: This is How We Do It.

Some pictures of the wonderful Sigma Tau Delta and English Department picnic and Firethorne reading.

Sue Leaf Reading

Join us at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 15 in the Interpretive Center to hear Gustavus alumna Sue Leaf ’75 read from her new book, The Bullhead Queen: A Year on Pioneer Lake. Described as a “Minnesotan Walden,” it is a finalist for a Minnesota Book Award in Creative Nonfiction.

English 101 Reading in the World

Book Burning: What makes Literature So Dangerous? Professor: Phil Bryant This course will explore the question of why literature incites people to ban, outlaw and burn it (often times burning the authors along with their books). We will read a wide selection of literatures from different countries, societies, historical periods, both past and present. We […]

Photos from the Sigma Tau Delta 2009 International Convention

Six Gustavus students from the English honorary Sigma Tau Delta attended and presented papers at the Sigma Tau Delta 2009 International Conference.  They all performed with excellence–and had a fun time, too, including meeting the keynote speaker, bestselling author Neil Gaiman.