Department of English

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

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  • 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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  • Students, are you getting ready to take an in-class essay exam? Attend this workshop, so you can be well prepared. Writing Successful Essay Exams (Wed., Feb. 22, 7-8 p.m. central standard time, Delzell 110): This workshop prepares students for writing in-class essay exams....

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


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