News & Notes

 

Spring Creative Writing Contests

The English department sponsors and administers annual undergraduate literary competitions in Short Fiction and Poetry. Click here for guidelines.

The deadline for submissions is noon on Monday, February 26, 2018.

 

MAY 2018 CONVOCATION

If you graduated in August or December 2017 or are planning to graduate in May or August 2018, you are invited to participate in the English & Creative Writing Convocation on May 12, 2018. Please click here for more information.

 

2017 ENGLISH DEPARTMENT UNDERGRADUATE TEACHING AWARDs

Please join us in congratulating the intructors who won 2017 departmental awards for excellence in undergraduate teaching!

Iryce Baron

Michael Hurley

Valerie O'Brien

Jessica Witte

 

CHECK OUT ESC's Free Little Library!

Stop by the library outside Room 200 in the English Building and leave or take a book. If you take a book, please make a note of what you took and why, and snap a picture of yourself with it and post it on ESC's Instagam @escillinois!

Photo of Free Library

 

IMPORTANT DATES AND DEADLINES

Deadline to drop a semester course: Friday, March 9

Second 8-week courses begin: Monday, March 12

Spring Break: March 17 - March 25

Last Day of Class: Wednesday, May 2

For a full schedule, click here.

 

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