English Department

  • September 7, 2023

    Kevynne Dimaano, English major, spent her summer interning with the Library of Congress where she developed a puzzle game based on early 20th century newspaper rebuses.

  • August 9, 2023

    Alaina Ruffin will not be the first, second, or third, but fourth person in her family to graduate from George Mason University. Her mother and two older cousins graduated from Mason in 2000, 2001, and 2013 respectively.

  • June 21, 2023

    Hank Jones' writing credits that include shows such as Motown Magic, Family Reunion, The Neighborhood, Grown-ish, Bel-Air, Truth Be Told, The Game, Black-ish, The New Edition Story, and Dear White People. He is currently a writer and producer on ABC’s Will Trent.

  • June 12, 2023

    Through a grant from Arts Fairfax, George Mason University students and faculty are helping youth in the Fairfax Detention Center express themselves through poetry.

  • November 8, 2022

    New lab gives students access to best practices for writing, communication

  • October 27, 2022

    When Mason alum Miriam Van Scott was working as a freelance writer in the mid-1990s, she was researching an article about the afterlife and realized what she needed was a compendium of all things related to the hell—so she wrote one.

  • April 18, 2022

    Mason English major Jasmine Okidi’s dedication and accomplishments were rewarded recently with a Beinecke Scholarship, which supports exceptional students committed to research careers in the arts, humanities, and social sciences.

  • January 3, 2022

    Mason doctoral student Tanya Boucicaut wants to explore the nexus between hip-hop culture and Black Church culture in her native Virginia Beach, and she wants to do it in a documentary that looks at two major music festivals.

  • Mon, 12/06/2021 - 10:16

    Kevin M. Flanagan received his Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh in 2015 in English/film studies (dissertation - The British War Film, 1939-1980: Culture, History, and, Genre).

  • Wed, 12/01/2021 - 17:13

    Jeffrey B. Griswold is a Postdoctoral Research and Teaching Fellow in the English Department at George Mason University.