Alumna discovers the value of an English Major–in Thailand.

Melanie Hering (’14) explains how an English Major (Writing) led her to Thailand.  Before coming to PLU, I had no idea how diverse studies within the department of English could be. However, as my horizon was expanded, I found myself balancing interests I didn’t know…

English Department Welcomes New Faculty Members!

This fall semester, we are pleased to welcome two new faculty members to our English community at PLU. The arrival of Wendy Call and Nancy Simpson-Younger marks an exciting moment in the growth and development of our program as we embark on important conversations about…

With Gratitude: A Tribute to Retiring Faculty

Late last spring, we said farewell to five professors who shaped the English Department through their relentless passion for teaching, commitment to their students, and active engagement on campus. Chuck Bergman, Tom Campbell, Sharon Jansen, David Seal, and Barbara Temple-Thurston have retired, leaving those of…