Fiction Writer Joseph Bates to Read at NMU

Joseph Bates, author of Tomorrowland: Stories (Curbside Splendor 2013) and The Nighttime Novelist (Writer's Digest 2010), will read from his story collection on Thursday, April 17, at 7:30 p.m., in Pioneer B at the University Center.

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News and Information

Deadline for submissions has been extended to  March 31, 2014

Fall 2014 - EN 385 Course to travel to Stratford Shakespeare Festival in August
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English Professor David Wood recently gave the keynote address for the "Early Modern Colloquium" at the University of Michigan Ann Arbor.  


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English Professor Kia Richmond Receives
2013 NMU Excellence in Teaching Award

English Professor Lisa Eckert named
NMU Teaching and Learning Advisory Council (TLAC) 
2013 Grant recipient

Professor Rob Whalen  - Congratulations on Choice
Magazine listing of The Digital Temple as one of its
2013 Outstanding Academic Titles

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Special Topics Courses

Summer 2014

EN 125(an alternative) Intro to Film 
1st Session:  May 19 - June 28)
Instructor:  Nathaniel Greenberg

EN 311Z: Non-Western World Literature: Apartheid and Post-Apartheid South African Literature (2nd Session:  June 30 - August 9)
Instructor:  Jaspal Singh

Fall 2014

EN 385: Stratford Festival
Instructor:  David Wood

EN 495/595:  Book Reviewing
Instructor:  Matt Bell



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Liberal Studies Requirements
Composition book coverThe English Department oversees NMU’s formal communications liberal studies requirement  that is designed to insure that all of the university’s graduates can express creative and analytical thoughts properly in written form.  Unless receiving a waiver, all degree-seeking students are required to take EN 111: College Composition I and one of the four options of EN 211: College Composition II, and must pass both with a C grade or higher in order to graduate.  Learn more