English Department News

01/07/2013 - Fourth Annual William Stafford Birthday Celebration
Celebrate the birthday of American poet William Stafford and his enduring belief in the ultimate goodness of humanity and nature. Our theme this year is Social Activism, so in keeping with Mr. Stafford’s character. Heidelberg University students, faculty and staff will share in a time of...

12/05/2012 - The Heidelberg student literary magazine the Morpheus is now online
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! That’s right – it’s the time of the year when the Morpheus, Heidelberg’s student literary magazine, becomes available. The Morpheus contains 3 three prize winners in each of the categories in the 2012 contest: poetry, fiction,...

11/13/2012 - Pfleiderer at 100: Still serving humanities
The Heidelberg community went on a little time travel adventure Monday, journeying back 100 years to the dedication ceremony of the venerable Pfleiderer Hall, the university’s original library. The fun-filled “Pfleiderer Follies” was prepared and presented by a group of Honors...

09/25/2012 - Letter to the English majors of our future
Written in response to the prompt:As a group, I’d like you to write a 300-600 word letter to our English majors (other than the seniors), giving them advice for getting the most out of their studies in English. You might talk about courses to be sure to take, activities to get involved in,...