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The Creative Writing Readings (CWR) series is back! The CWR is a series of social events sponsored by the English Society and the Department of Languages and Literature. At these open-mic events, students from across campus are able to present their creative writing (poetry, short fiction, and non-fiction prose) to an eager audience of students and […]

Follow the link for the first edition of Lagniappe. Lagniappe: January 2013

Gris-Gris: An Online Journal of Culture, Literature and the Arts has launched! Housed at Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, Louisiana, Gris-Gris exists through the joint effort of faculty and staff in the Department of Languages and Literature. The first issue, Fall 2012, is proud to feature both local and internationally acclaimed writers such as  N. Scott Momaday, Ann Marie Macari, Karen […]

For students who are non-Native English speakers, the Department of Languages and Literature now offers special ESL sections of English 101 and 102: Composition. These courses are reserved for international and ESL students. If you need more information on these course sections or would like to enroll in the course, please contact the department at […]

During the spring 2012 semester, the students of Mrs. Becky Leblanc’s English 102 course visited Grand Isle, LA. The course, which was focused on “the bayou country,” allowed students to compose rhetorical arguments about the culture and current issues of South Louisiana’s “Bayou Region.” The students studied Mike Tidwell’s book Bayou Farewell, a non-fiction account […]

During the Louisiana Academy of Sciences Conference, two Languages and Literature faculty members were represented.  Dr. Scott Banville presented “I doubt; I fear; I think strange things’: Dracula and the Anxiety of Knowing” in the Science and Humanities division of the Louisiana Academy of Sciences’ 85th Meeting, February 26, 2011 at the University of Louisiana-Monroe, Monroe, LA.  […]

Dr. Scott Banville, Ph. D., Ohio State University; areas of specialization:  19th Century British Literature; Rhetoric and Composition with digital rhetoric and new media Ellen Chauvin, M. A., Louisiana State University; areas of specialization:  Medieval Literature; Renaissance Literature; Mythic/Epic Literature Dr. Richmond Eustis, Ph. D., Louisiana State University; 2010 Recipient of LSU’s Distinguished Dissertation Award:  […]

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