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English Department 
Fall 2014 Course Descriptions (PDF)

Our student newsaper is now online. See:
The Decaturian

Welcome to the Millikin University English Department! Millikin offers three English majors—writing, literature, and English Education—each emphasizing an innovative contemporary approach of learning by reflective action. We celebrate student performance as writers, readers, and teachers of English—offering an educational journey through great works of the past, exploring intriguing writings of the present, and preparing students to write, edit, publish or teach in the future. See our Majors page for details.

Latest News

Five of our English colleagues graduated with honors in English during the May, 2013 ceremony.

Honors in English 2013

L to R: Amy Fehr, Sara Stuehm, Jessica Knackstedt, Margaret Eby, Jackson Lewis. 



Sigma Tau Delta Officers

2012-2013 STD Officers
Sigma Tau Delta/English Club officers for 2012-13 are Elizabeth Buzard, Britany Mytnik, Jessica Knacksted, and Jordan Pennington.


Congratulations to Jessica Knackstedt on winning second place in the 2012 Humanities Undergraduate Research Fellowship competition.



Millikin University - Decatur, IL
Millikin University - Decatur, IL