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Department of English

The Department of English proudly fulfills its mission through excellence and innovation in teaching, outstanding research and creative activities, public engagement and distinctive cultural alliances, all within an environment that fosters inclusiveness. English study trains students in textual analysis, communication, and critical thinking, thus preparing our students for any job requiring imaginative thinking, analytical thinking, and/or communication skills.

Delray Beach Poetry Event
Prof. Becka McKay Reading | Where the Poem Takes Me | Saturday, 1/28 @ 2pm
Prof. Becka McKay and local poets read and discuss poetry at Delray Beach Public Library on January 28.
Chat GPA in the Composition Classroom
Chat GPT in the English Classroom; Hacks & Snacks w/ University Instructor Richard Potter
University Instructor Richard Potter will discuss how AI-generated writing can and will impact the way we teach.
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English & Honors Alum Autumn Bryan Essay on Roseate Spoonbills in Compassion Crossing
B.A. English alum Autumn Bryan's essay "Think Pink: What the Roseate Spoonbill Can Teach Us About Adaptability in the Face of Climate Change" in Compassion Crossing.
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MFA Creative Writing Alum Michael Pagan Published in Hobart
Congratulations to MFA Creative Writing alum Michael J Pagán on publication of his poem, "May God Make Me as Useful as One of Those Crown Royal Bags," in Hobart.
Paisley Rekdal, Off the Page Reading
Off the Page Reading with Author Paisley Rekdal on 2/9
Paisley Rekdal, the Lawrence A. Sanders Writer in Residence 2023, will give a reading on Thursday, February 9th @ 7pm.
Ashley George
Ashley George
Ashley George earned a bachelor's degree in English with a concentration in Writing and Rhetoric in Spring 2017. She received departmental honors for completing the thesis program and college honors for her GPA. She was recently...
Danielle Powell
Danielle Powell
Danielle Powell graduated magna cum laude from Florida Atlantic University in 2017 with a Bachelor of Arts in English. While an undergrad, she was a member of the English Honors program, was on the Dean's Honors List, and...
Shauna Mogan
Shauna Mogan
Shauna Mogan earned a Bachelor of Arts in English with a concentration in Renaissance Literature from FAU in 2014. She currently works as a teacher at Cooper City High School where she instructs 10th Grade English/English...