Department of English

Our programs and courses focus on clarity in writing, advanced research skills and critical thinking through sustained engagement with literature. 

News in Brief

  • Darlene Farabee photo
    VERMILLION, S.D. – Darlene Farabee, Ph.D., associate professor and chair of the University of South Dakota Department of English, is the fifth recipient of the Truman and Beverly Schwartz Distinguished Faculty Award.
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    Stay up-to-date on what's happening in the Department of English.
  • Because of impending bad weather, the VLP Literary Festival scheduled for February 23rd and the Liz Kay events scheduled for February 24th at USD have been postponed. See the messages below. From Marcella Remund (VLP): ​Friends - The VLP is postponing the Writers' Festival...

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Department of English
Dakota Hall, Room 212
414 E. Clark St.
Vermillion, SD 57069


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