Reading Groups

Graduate students and faculty in SU’s English department take part in a number of reading and writing groups in their areas of interest. Attendance by those outside the department is also welcome. Contact information for faculty and graduate organizers is also provided. Feel free to reach out to get more information about a reading group or to be added to the listserv:

Active Groups:

Games Studies -Dr. Chris Hanson (faculty advisor)

The Games Studies Reading Group is an interdisciplinary group that meets to play games, discuss games, and organize games-related events including organizing and running a Global Games Jam site at SU.

Theory Reading Group -Dr. Chris Forster and Dr. Chris Eng (faculty advisors); Wil Marple and Elizabeth Gleesing (graduate organizers)

The Theory Reading Group, attended by graduate students and faculty alike, facilitates vibrant discussion of contemporary theory of broad intellectual interests. No prior theory experience required ­čÖé

Write Now! -Dr. Patty Roylance and Dr. Chris Eng (faculty advisors)

Write Now! is a weekly writing group that meets in the English library (HL 401A) to do what? To write! Whether you’re writing a seminar paper or working on a chapter of your dissertation, this group encourages collective productivity… and there’s free pizza.

Currently Inactive (put potentially resurrect-able) Groups:

  • Early Modern Literature
  • Film and Visual Culture┬á
  • Feminist and Gender Theory┬á

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