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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  • Photo of Avery Guess.
    VERMILLION, S.D. – For Avery Guess, a University of South Dakota Ph.D. student, poetry is both deeply personal and a way of creating art out of experience.
  • Frankenstein 200!

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

  • Congratulations to graduate student Sarah Meirose! Her one-act play, A Woman's Gesture, has been accepted for publication in the forthcoming issue of Literature Today, which will be available on Amazon this year. Inspired by the writings of feminist theorists, including Virg...

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


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