Department of English, College of LAS, University of Illinois


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ENGLISH MAJORS TO-DO LIST!

Nominate one or more of your favorite English department instructors for an Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching award! Access the online nomination form here and help us reward excellent teaching. Graduate teaching assistants, instructors, lecturers, and professors are all eligible.

Download this handy English Department Resource sheet!

UPCOMING EVENTS

Applying for Internships

Monday, February 23

5 pm - 7:30 pm

119 English Building

English department majors (and interested non-majors) are invited to come to this event to get tips on finding internships, learn some of the basics of putting application materials together, and talk to some English and Creative Writing majors about their internship experiences. 

 

Skills Workshops

Attend one or more of the workshops offered by the Department of Economics during their upcoming Student Success Week (Feb 23-27).

 

SPRING WRITING CONTESTS

2015

UNDERGRADUATE

CREATIVE WRITING AWARDS

Deadline: Noon, Monday, March 2, 2015

The English Department sponsors and administers two annual undergraduate literary competitions in Short Fiction and Poetry.  Depending on available funding, there will be 2-3 prizes in Fiction and 2-3 in Poetry this year.  Past prizes have ranged from $100 to $1000.  As soon as we have specific funding numbers available, we will announce them at our website:

http://creativewriting.english.illinois.edu/undergraduate/awards/

See 2015 Undergrad Writing Contest Announcement for more details.

 

ENGLISH STUDENT COUNCIL

ESC

 

ENGLISH DEPARTMENT INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

The English Department will be administering a variety of brand-new internships for our English department majors this fall. Find out more about English Department Internships and how to apply. For more information, contact Dr. Kirstin Wilcox at kwilcox@illinois.edu.