Crook & Folly accepting applications

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Crook & Folly, DePaul’s award-winning art and literary magazine, is assembling a staff of undergraduate and graduate students for the 2016/17 academic year. Positions include: section editors and readers for each literary genre, copy-editors, social media/marketing, public relations coordinators, and more. If you are interested in becoming involved as a member of the magazine’s team, please send an email, as an attachment to crookandfolly@gmail.com with the following information:

1. Name
2. Contact information
3. Year in school, major/concentration
4. Application letter of 150-200 words or less describing any relevant experience, commitment, and interest in working for the magazine

If you have any questions, feel free to send an email to the same address. Thank you for your interest! 


– Audrey Juergens and Ian Vlahakis
[Crook &Folly Co-editors in Chief]

Write for the Underground!

hands-coffee-cup-appleCalling all DePaul English majors! Are you looking for more ways to get your writing out there? Do you enjoy attending literary events?

The Underground is looking for student contributors to write short, informal articles for the website. Gain writing experience, build your resume, and get involved in the literary community at DePaul and beyond.

The pieces would be 1,200 words or less. We are open to interviews, event recaps, and any noteworthy topics in keeping with the Underground’s mission statement.

If you are interested in writing for the Underground, email Underground editor Anne Terashima at aterashi@depaul.edu. Anne will then email you each Monday with a list of possible article topics. If you see one that interests you, let her know by 10 a.m. Tuesday. Turnaround time is 1-3 days, depending on the topic.

Here is a sample of what next Monday’s topics email will include:

If you have an idea that is not listed, please pitch it to aterashi@depaul.edu.

We look forward to working with you!

Mark Your Calendars for the English Dept End-of-Year Celebration, Friday, June 3rd

We can’t believe it, but it’s about that time again. Another academic year is nearly complete, and it’s cause for celebration! Please join the English Department for a year-end celebration and recognition ceremony for our outstanding students and students graduating with distinction. There will be free food and drink and all are welcome. We look forward to seeing you there!

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The DePaul Spring English Conference Wants Your Academic and Creative Work!

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Call for Papers – Academic and Creative

The 7th Annual Spring English Conference
Hosted by Students of the Department of English
Organizers: Anastasia Sasewich (MAWP) and Jordan Weber (MAE)
Friday, April 29, 2016 • Arts & Letters Hall 2315 N. Kenmore Ave

The DePaul English Department invites you to participate in our seventh annual student-run conference. The Spring English Conference (SPEC) will be held on the afternoon of Friday, April 29, 2016, in Arts & Letters Hall. The Spring English Conference is an annual daylong event in which undergraduate and graduate students present papers and talks as part of panels. Download this Call for Papers in PDF or Word format. 

The presentations may be in (but are not limited to) the following academic and creative areas:

              Fiction
               Creative Nonfiction
               Poetry
               Literary Analysis
               Pedagogical and Literary Theory
               Publishing, Professional, and Teaching Practices

The DePaul English conference is an excellent opportunity for students to showcase their work in front of a positive, supportive community of DePaul faculty and peers. If you have never publicly read your work before, consider this student-run conference. We look forward to making it a rewarding event for everyone involved!

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SAVE THE DATE for the 2016 Spring English Conference! April 29, 2016

Undergrads – it’s that time of year again! The Spring English Conference is upon us again. As you may or may not know, it’s open to both undergrad and grad students at DePaul and is a daylong event dedicated to panels and talks that represent the academic AND creative work English students have done this year!

The possibilities are endless for presentations, panels, talks, and anything else. The deadline for submissions (abstracts at the minimum) will be April 1st.

The conference will be held during the day on Friday, April 29.

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