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

  • VERMILLION, S.D. – For her one-act play titled "Sunspots," Sarah Meirose, a University of South Dakota M.A. English student, has received the Wayne S. & Esther M. Knutson English Scholarship and Award for Playwriting.
  • Frankenstein 200!

    Join us as we celebrate the 200th anniversary of Frankenstein and explore its impact on western culture.

  • Congratulations to senior English major Matthew Miller! His three poems, "Tai Chi Group ISO Leader," "Charlie the Alley Cat Goes to the Moon," and "A Chip off the Old Block," were accepted for publication in the literary journal SINK HOLLOW (submitted by Prentiss Clark).

Contact Us

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


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