English Department Photo Gallery




Students in the honors class "Crossing the Danger Water" taught by Dr. Donald Gagnon, associate professor and co-chair of the English Department, recently (Friday, Sept. 18, 2015) visited the New Haven Museum (the Amistad collection) and the City Hall (the Amistad Memorial).


Black Lives Matter event held on Thursday, April 16, 2015.  



English Honors Society event held on Wednesday, April 8, 2015.



Kyle Scatliffe, an Olivier-nominated actor, currently starring in Les Miserables on Broadway, guest-speaker for THR 298 Musical Theatre History (taught by Dr. Don Gagnon) on Wednesday, March 11, 2015.

University of New Hampshire Associate Professor of English and African American Studies Dr. Reginald Wilburn gives the Black History Month 2015 talk titled "Preaching the Gospel of Black Revolt: Appropriating Milton in Early African American Studies" at 6 p.m. Thursday, February 19 in Warner Hall on the WCSU Midtown campus in Danbury. The event was organized by the English Department.

Photo 1: Dr. Don Gagnon, English Department Chair, introducing the speaker.

Photos 2-3: Dr. Reginald Wilburn, the speaker. 

Photo 4: Cover of Dr. Reginald Wilburn's new book published by Duquesne University Press.


Members of the English Society along with faculty advisor Dr. Don Gagnon took a theatre trip to NYC to see La Cage Aux Folles on Broadway during the fall 2010 semester. It was "a great success all around," Dr. Gagnon said, as is evidenced in the happy smile blossoming on every face in the group photo on the left. The photo on the right features Leslie Tracey and a cast member (drag queen) of the musical comedy.

Members of the English Society along with faculty advisor Dr. Don Gagnon took a theatre trip to NYC to see God of Carnage on Broadway during the spring 2010 semester.

Melissa Teel, English major and player on the women's basketball team, receives the award as Most Valuable Player of the 2010 Little East Conference Women's Basketball Tournament. She was also named the conference's Player of the Year.

Dr. Donald Gagnon, Associate Professor of English, gives the well attended African American History Month talk entitled "The Black Man Cometh: Eugene O'Neill's Politics of Equality" (February 24).

Melissa Teel, an English education major and center for the WCSU Margins, is recipient Lady Colonials, with Dr. Margaret Murray, Professor of English and Honorary Coach for the December 8, 2009 victory over Vassar College.


Skylar Hamel, literature major, senior editor of Beyond the of the Elizabeth Tulloch James Memorial Scholarship.

Dr. Quentin Miller, internationally renowned James Baldwin Scholar, gives the Fall 2009 Faculty Lecture on October 05, 2009.

Twin-Sun River: An American POW in China, a three-act play by Dr. Shouhua Qi, was staged by the prestigious Shanghai Theater Academy (April 24-28, 2009)

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