English and Journalism

Department of English and Journalism.


The department gave Book Awards to five of our majors for the Spring 15 semester!

 Pictured from left to right are: Keisha Ruth,  Sarah Lambach, Kimberly Ackers, Ajia Harris from the Macomb campus   Not pictured is Julia McMeekan from the Quad Cities campus.

Journalism Major named College Scholar and Lincoln Laureate

We are proud to announce that Ashley Luke, senior Journalism and Political Science double major, was chosen as the CAS College Scholar and the WIU Lincoln Laureate for Fall 2014!  Congratulations, Ashley, on these tremendous achievements!!

Roxane Gay: Bad Feminist
Posted on Wednesday January 28, 2015

I’m always toying around with the idea of “feminism” and whether or not I see myself as a feminist. ...

I Went to the EGO Conference and All I Got Was This Lousy T-Shirt…
Posted on Friday December 05, 2014

As a first year graduate student in the English Department here at WIU, I generally have little to no idea ...

Our Favorite Books From Our Childhood
Posted on Monday December 01, 2014

I have recently been reminiscing about the amazing books that my parents spent countless hours reading to me throughout my ...