Graduate Program in English

Contact and Program Information

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GRADUATE STUDIES

COORDINATOR


Dr. Robert Carlisle, 

HOB(Humanities Office Bld) 142

Phone: (661) 654-2127

Fax: (661) 654-2063     

Email: rcarlisle@csub.edu


Mailing Address:

Department of English

CSU, Bakersfield

9001 Stockdale Hwy.

Bakersfield, CA 93311

Program Information

  

M.A. in ENGLISH PROGRAM

  

GRADUATE COURSES

  

THESIS REQUIREMENTS
(English 6720)

  

COMPREHENSIVE EXAMINATION
(English 6710)

M.A. READING LIST

  

GRADUATE PROGRAM FAQs

  

CERTIFICATE in WRITING


FORMS

 

                  CONCENTRATION OUTLINE

 

PROSPECTUS COVERSHEET






Tentative Graduate Course Schedule

AY 2017/2018

 

Fall Semester:

5130:  Composition Theory and Practice

5220:  Early American Literature


Spring Semester:

5150:  Teaching Basic Writers

5210:  Ethnic Literature

5300:  Chaucer

5360:  Post-Colonial Literature



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 RECENT MA GRAD NEWS:



Anthony Box BA and MA in English from CSUB in 2017:
Anthony has recently been admitted ot the PhD in English Program at the University of Houston.

Rachel Tatro-Duarte, BA in English 2013, MA in English 2015:

Rachel has been hired as a tenure-track assistant professor to teach composition and literature at Porterville College beginning August 2017. While a graduate student in English at CSUB, Rachel won three Betty Writing Awards, a Graduate School Mentee grant which allowed her to study Ancient Greek language and literature for a summer in Athens. After graduating with her MA she enrolled with a full scholarship and TAship at the University of North Dakota and won a place on a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminar on the Etruscans and Romans, which took place in Switzerland and Italy. She is currently preparing a conference paper, which will be published, for the first International Filipino Literature Conference to take place October 2017 in Hilo, Hawaii.

Alan Noble BA and MA in English from CSUB-AV in 2010:
Alan was admitted to a full scholarship for a PhD in English from Baylor University. Alan is currently assistant professor of English at Oklahoma Baptist University. In 2013 he published Manifestations of transcendence in twentieth-century American Fiction. The Third Policeman in Flann O’Briens Third Policeman. A Question of Titles. ANQ: A Quarterly Journal of Short Articles, Notes and Reviews   Alan is also the co-founder and editor in chief of the Online Journal Christ and Pop Culture.


Noah Phillips an MA in English graduate from CSUB-AV in 2012:
Noah operates his own legal practice in Oakland, California. He recently represented a student plaintive against the University of Phoenix Inc, in United States district court. Noah is an especially conscious litigator who wrote his MA thesis "Imperialism, Neo-Colonialism, and International Politics in Aldous Huxley's Island." Upon completing his MA in English at the CSUB-AV, he won a full scholarship to UC Hastings College of Law, one of the University of California's most prestigious law schools. He recently published "Mercrosur: Venezuela's New Vehicle for Resistance to American Political and Economic Hegemony" for the Hastings International and Comparative Law Review.







Tentative Schedule for 2016/2017