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Department of Literature and Language

College of Arts & Sciences

  • Don Johnson Young Writer’s Poetry Competition 2018

    Don Johnson Young Writer’s Poetry Competition 2018

    Sigma Tau Delta presented Neisha French and Tiannah Sanders (back center) with this year's award

  • On the Radio: The Poetry of Carl Sandberg. Curated by Dr. Scott Honeycutt, April 16 - May 18

    On the Radio: The Poetry of Carl Sandberg

    Dr. Honeycutt will present at the gallery on Thursday, April 26 at 4:00pm, featuring music and an appearance from "Carl Sandberg" himself

  • Joy Harjo reads at ETSU

    Joy Harjo reads at ETSU

    Joy Harjo gave the sixth annual Jack Higgs Memorial Reading as part of the Spring Literary Festival

  • LILA Grad Students at the Tennessee Philological Association

    LILA Grad Students at the Tennessee Philological Association

    From left to right: Kelci Barton, Amanda Sawyers, Micah McCrotty, and Hannah Absher

  • Lynn Powell at ETSU

    Lynn Powell at ETSU

    Poet Lynn Powell visited ETSU, reading her poetry and presenting to poetry classes. Pictured left to right: Powell, and the Creative Writing Society's Karissa Doughty and Dr. Jesse Graves

  • Specter Mountain - Poetry by Jesse Graves and William Wright. Now available from Mercer University Press.

    Specter Mountain

    ETSU's Jesse Graves and William Wright collaborate in this spiritual and ecological collection

  • Spain Study Abroad 2017

    Spain Study Abroad 2017

  • Samuel Beckett and Contemporary Art

    Samuel Beckett and Contemporary Art

    This collection traces Beckett's influence on and importance in contemporary art

  • Guided Walk

    Joan Maloof, founder of the Old-Growth Forest Network, leads a guided walk through University Woods

Our Department's Mission

The mission of the Department of Literature & Language at East Tennessee State University is to unite a group of faculty members with a diversity of interests in English and languages but with a common dedication to teaching, scholarship, and service. We serve our students through our commitment to a diverse curriculum and our support of the University's general education core and B.A. foreign language requirement.

Literature and Language Features

Scholarships

Scholarships

Scholarships for English and Foreign Language majors


 

 
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