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Opportunities for English Students

Much greater than what you might expect from the relatively modest size of the IU regional campus and the local region, the English Department, Indiana University Southeast, and the greater university, Southern Indiana, and Louisville community offer a wealth of opportunities for English majors, minors, and certificate students, as well as other students interested in literature and writing. Click the links below to read more about these opportunities.

Sponsored by the English Department

  • An annual IU Southeast Writing Contest accepts submission in multiple genres, including research and creative writing, independently judged, with cash prizes and recognition for the winners at an annual “Gala” celebration.
  • The annual English Department Gala celebrates the end of the semester with faculty, students, and their families and friends, and also celebrates the winners of the IU Southeast Writing Contest.
  • The IU Southeast Review literary magazine’s content is selected, and the entire publication designed and published, solely by student editorial staff under the oversight of a writing faculty member. Students can submit their writing annually for each new issue, and have the opportunity to apply each year to be on the editorial staff.
  • Two courses in publication and design, ENG-W 364 and ENG-W 398, offer students the opportunity to research, draft, and revise articles that will appear in The Voice, the annual magazine of the School of Arts and Letters, and Transformations, the annual online magazine of the Academy for Diversity and Inclusive Education (ADIE).
  • An annual social where English students and faculty can get to know each other better, and students can ask questions about the major, careers, and advising.

Other Opportunities

  • IU Southeast Undergraduate Research Journal (URJ) - publishes undergraduate research in any discipline.
  • IU Southeast Graduate Research Journal (GRJ) – an interdisciplinary forum for publication of original graduate work.
  • Common Experience Writing Contest - open to all IU Southeast students to submit their interpretation of the current Common Experience theme in any one of the following genres: Essay, Poetry, Two Dimensional Art Piece, Photography, Research Paper.
  • Metroversity Writing Contest - open to any student registered during the academic year in one or more classes at one of seven Metroversity institutions, including IU Southeast.
  • IU Undergraduate Research and Creative Conference – showcases student work in the form of papers, creative writing, projects, posters, and more, from across the campus. Includes awards for best projects.
  • English Club - promotes and encourages literature and writing on campus through open mics, writing workshops, books clubs and other related events and comradery that exists through shared experience and interests. English faculty serve as advisors to the club. For more information, contact Selena McCracken, president.

Community Opportunities and Events

Campus Events

College Goal Sunday

College Goal Sunday

February 25th, 2018

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

2018 Sanders Speaker Series Featuring Story Musgrave

2018 Sanders Speaker Series Featuring Story Musgrave

February 26th, 2018

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

IU Southeast Graduation Fair

IU Southeast Graduation Fair

February 28th, 2018

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Early (Priority) Registration Begins for Fall 2018

Early (Priority) Registration Begins for Fall 2018

March 5th, 2018

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Last day to Withdraw for Full-Term

Last day to Withdraw for Full-Term

March 11th, 2018

All day event

Open Registration Begins for Fall 2018

Open Registration Begins for Fall 2018

March 19th, 2018

All day event

Spring Break Begins

Spring Break Begins

March 26th, 2018
to
April 1st, 2018

All day event

Classes End

Classes End

April 23rd, 2018

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Final Exams Begin

Final Exams Begin

April 25th, 2018

All day event

Final Exams End

Final Exams End

May 1st, 2018

All day event

IU Southeast 2018 Commencement Ceremony

IU Southeast 2018 Commencement Ceremony

May 7th, 2018

6:45 PM - 9:45 PM

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