English Department faculty and awards recipients at the School of Arts and Sciences Honors Convocation held on April 30, 2019
(L to R) Derek Kalish, Gabriel Tatela, Dr. Shouhua Qi, Dana Fotheringham, and Jillian Fernandez
(L to R): Danielle King, James Laber, and Dr. Shouhua Qi
(L to Right): Dr. Shouhua Qi, Dana Fotheringham, Jillian Fernandez, Dr. Margaret Murray, and Danielle King
Jillian Fernandez and Derek Kalish presenting at the 2018 CSU Undergraduate English Conference held at Central Connecticut State University, October 12, 2018.
English Department Fall 2018 Faculty Lecture: “Staging Old Man Shakespeare in China” presented by Dr. Shouhua Qi, Professor and Chair of the Department of English. October 9, 2018.
“Shakespeare and the Arabic Civilization: Queen Elizabeth and Saracens,” a lecture presented by Dr. Hamid EL Khalfi, adjunct profess of the Department of English (lecture cosponsored by the Department of English and the Department of World Languages), November 13, 2018.
English Department Fall 2017 Faculty Lecture: “Arthur Miller and Death of a Salesman in Beijing” presented by Dr. Claire Conceison, Quanta Professor of Chinese Culture /Professor of Theater Arts, MIT, and Visiting Professor at Harvard University. November 6, 2017.
CSU Undergraduate English Conference (October 10, 2017)Brodey Ott delivering his paper on Death of a Salesman.
CSU Undergraduate English Conference (October 10, 2017)Brodey Ott, Ryan Jones, and Alexia Smith
Provost's Award for Teaching 2017Dr. Don Gagnon, Professor of English, is the inaugural (2017) recipient of the Provost's Award for Teaching for his excellence in teaching and dedication to students' success. It is an award well-earned and well-deserved. Congratulations!
Provost's Award for Teaching 2017Dr. Don Gagnon (left) and Dr. Missy Alexander, the provost (right).
Fulbright StudentLaura Debuire, an exchange student from France who took courses with Dr. Donald Gagnon and Dr. Shouhua Qi spring 2015, has just been named a Fulbright student at Willamette University in Salem, Oregon (August 2017-May 2018). During her Fulbright program at Willamette University in Salem, Laura will be taking courses to help prepare for her master's thesis in American literature. She will also be a French Teaching Assistant, tutoring and leading conversational classes. Congratulations, Laura! We are so proud of what you have accomplished!
Graduate Seminar Eng588Graduate Teaching Assistants (teaching Eng108W Intro to Literature with Dr. Shouhua Qi) and Students in the graduate seminar Eng588 Teaching College English (L to R) spring 2017: Dr. Shouhua Qi, Leah Begg, Katarina Herrera, Peter Klick, Danielle King, Stephanie Myers, and Emily Carney.
Honors Convocation 2017Graduate award recipients at the Arts and Sciences Honors Convocation, 25 April 2017 (Picture on the left: L to R): Danielle King, winner of Best Research Paper of the Year; Leah Begg, winner of the Most Promising Scholar and the Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant awards; Emily Carney, winner of the Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant award. Congratulations!
Honors Convocation 2017
Intro to Drama NYC TripStudents of Eng107 Intro to Drama taught by Dr. Donald Gagnon took a trip to the Lincoln Center library for the Performing Arts Saturday, April 22, 2017.
Honors Convocation 2017Undergraduate award recipients at the Arts and Sciences Honors Convocation, 25 April 2017 (L to R): Leah Donohue, winner of the John Tufts Prize, Kristen Hinz, winner of the John Eichrodt Prize. Congratulations!
English Department faculty and students attending the annual English Honors Society (Sigma Tau Delta/Alpha Lambda Epsilon) induction ceremony Wednesday, April 12, 2017. Congratulations to all the inductees!
Group photo (L to R): Dr. Shouhua Qi, Nicole Sileo, Douglas Nadig, Jr., Sean Barrett, Dr. Cigdem Usekes, Dr. Donald Gagnon, Michael Leone, Leah Begg, William Brimmer, Lloyd Simmons
Quentin Darrington, currently starring in Cats on Broadway, having also starred in Ragtime, The Lion King, and other shows, speaks to students of ENG 107/THR 204 taught by Dr. Donald Gagnon on Monday, April 10, 2017.
Field trip to Lincoln Center in New York City by students of Introduction to African-American literature course taught by Dr. Donald Gagnon to see August Wilson's Gem of the Ocean Saturday, April 8, 2017.
ENG major Kenny Ward, 4th from left: Hancock Student Leadership Fellow
English major Kristin Hinz organized WCSU's Women's March on Washington (January 21, 2017). Photo includes English students Lexie Smith, Leah Donahue and Danielle King, along with Dr. Murray.
CSU English Conference, 2106. Leah Donahue, Dr. Murray, Ian Boivert, Jack McCandless, Kristin Hinz
Students from Eng107W Introduction to Drama (taught by Dr. Don Gagnon) traveled to the New York City on Saturday, November 12, 2016 for a private screening (at Lincoln Center/New York Public Library of Performing Arts) of the original Broadway production of FENCES by August Wilson.
The English Society and Black Student Union trip to see THE COLOR PURPLE on Broadway November 5, 2016
The English Society and Black Student Union trip to see THE COLOR PURPLE on Broadway November 5, 2016 (With cast member Kyle Scatliffe in rear).
Students presenting/attending Central Connecticut State University undergraduate English conference on November 4, 2016. (From the left) John Mudgett, Quinn-Ochoa Morales, Samantha Kayser, and Dr. Donald Gagnon at the conference.
Students presenting/attending Central Connecticut State University undergraduate English conference on November 4, 2016. (From the left) Samantha Kayser, Quinn Ochoa-Morales, John Mudgett presenting at the conference.
Graduate students teaching in the College English Program for Spring 2016 (L to R): Akintunde Sogunro (MFA), Stephanie Myers (MFA), Charlotte Dabrowski (MFA), Daniel Chamberlin (MFA), Abigail Lebron (MFA), Katina Herrera (MA), Christina Kinsella (MFA), and Stephanie Hardisty (MA).
MA in English recipients at the May 23, 2016 Commencement. Stephanie Hardisty
MA in English recipients at the May 23, 2016 Commencement.
Blake Irving (with Dr. Donald Gagnon, department co-chair).
BA in English recipients at the May 23, 2016 Commencement with Dr. Donald Gagnon, department co-chair. Victoria Carvalho.
BA in English recipients at the May 23, 2016 Commencement with Dr. Donald Gagnon, department co-chair. Rachel Carnazza, Megan McCauley, and Fatima Selimovski.
BA in English recipients at the May 23, 2016 Commencement with Dr. Donald Gagnon, department co-chair. John Brown IV.
Ian Boisvert (right), Junior, American Studies major, with English Department co-chair Dr. Donald Gagnon (left) at the School of A&S Honors Convocation Thursday, April 28.
Claire Burch (middle), Senior, English Elementary Education Major, with English Department co-chairs Dr. Donald Gagnon (left) and Dr. Michael Chappell (right) at the School of A&S Honors Convocation Thursday, April 28.