After facing one of the most difficult years at Michigan State University, College of Arts & Letters seniors Olivia Gundrum and Alia Jones have been chosen as the Spring 2021 Commencement Speakers. Gundrum, an Honors College student graduating with a…
Jenna Merony, a Citizen Scholar with a double major in Professional and Public Writing and English, reflects on her time at MSU with much appreciation for the opportunities she has had.
I would describe my time as an English major at MSU as an exciting challenge. I took a variety of rigorous courses that pushed me academically and personally, but I would’ve taken more if my schedule had allowed.
Jillian Schupbach is a Citizen Scholar who pursued two degrees in Theatre and English Literature with a minor in Musical Theatre and will be graduating this spring. As she prepares to graduate, she took the time to answer some questions reflecting on her MSU and Citizen Scholar experiences.
My time as a Film Studies major has been nothing short of extraordinary. The education I have received has been so informative and enjoyable that I am sad it’s coming to an end.
Reading a good novel often prompts readers to wonder what the story would be like as a feature film. This tendency isn’t just a marker of the importance of what…
My time as an MSU English major has been both transformative and revealing. Coming into college, I knew that I wanted to take the Creative Writing Concentration to improve my fiction and non-fiction writing skills.
My time as an English major has been transformative and filled with immeasurable growth. Throughout the past four years, I’ve learned so much about myself and the world around me. As a future high school English teacher, I am thankful that I was able to enroll in so many English classes that helped me develop my beliefs about the importance & power of literacy.
Though it may sound cliché, I would advise prospective English/Film students to do everything they can to believe in what they are doing and cherish every moment that they have with the department. Never in my life have I felt as comfortable/at home as I have working with the department of English and Film.
A digital humanities collective in the MSU College of Arts & Letters that draws on the legacy of creating spaces of liberation within oppressive societies has won the 2020 Garfinkel…