Current Happenings 

2/5/15:  Prof. Neil Connelly will read from his new novel, A Pocket Guide to Divorce, 3:30pm, DHC 151.

2/26/15:  Dr. Nicole Santalucia will present a poetry reading, 3:30 pm, location tba.

3/31/15: Maria Gillen, Director of Creative Writing at Binghamton University, will present the Taggart Series poetry reading.  (details tba)

4/9/15:  Dr. Michael Bibby will present his new research, "'The Disinterested and the Fine': New Negro Renaissance Poetry and the Racial Formation of Modernist Studies."  3:30pm, DHC 051


All events are free and open to all! 

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Contact Information

Dauphin Humanities Center, 128
Shippensburg University
1871 Old Main Drive
Shippensburg, PA  17257
Phone: 717. 477.1495
Fax: 717.477.4020

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English Department Internship Opportunities

One of the best ways to prepare for your post-graduate career goals is to gain practical work experience through an internship. Internships provide an opportunity for students to learn more about their chosen field and to make valuable connections with professionals. The English Department offers a variety of internships to English majors and minors.

Summer 2012 English Department intern, Lara Graham, shares her experience at McCall's Quilt Magazine

"This summer I spent seven English Department Internshipsweeks doing an internship with McCall's Quilt Magazine and Quick Quilts in Golden,Colorado. Traveling so far from home for the first time was both exciting and extremely terrifying. Luckily, all of the ladies working at McCall's were friendly and welcoming. I was very happy that they treated me like a potential writer and editor, not just an intern who was only good for getting their lunches and coffee. I had the opportunity to write a significant amount of copy for both magazines, which was thrilling! I think my internship experience will benefit me hugely as I try to break into the workforce in May. I made some great editing, publishing, and art contacts in the office, and I know I will need all of them when I begin job applications!" 

To find out more about exactly what Lara did at McCall's, check out her blog.