FYI — late registration and add/drop extended

Spring 2014 late registration and add/drop have been extended through close of business, January 28, 2014. January 28 office hours for the Office of the Registrar are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. January 28 office hours for the Bursar’s Office and the Financial Aid Office are 9:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Web late registration and add/drop will close at 11:00 p.m….


We are very excited to announce the launch of Discordia, the English Department’s new scholarly journal.  It was envisioned and designed by Professor Williams and a group of student editors (Alexa Bauman, Karyn Dyer, Naomi Johnson, Jonathan Noyes, Louis Sena, and Jacqueline Wang) as an academic counterpart to Harmonia, the Creative Writing Journal at SUNY Old Westbury–- sort…

Updated Contact Info for Faculty

Please note that faculty contact information including email addresses and office hours has been updated for the Spring 2014 semester. See the “Faculty” page for more info. 

Happy Spring 2014 Semester

Welcome and welcome back to the English Department at SUNY College at Old Westbury!!! We are looking forward to an engaging, challenging, and thought-provoking Spring 2014 semester. The English Department has a ton of exciting events and opportunities coming your way this semester–stay tuned!  

T.J. Parsell Screening and Discussion

On Friday, October 25 from 6 to 9 pm in the Student Union Multipurpose Room B, T.J. Parsell, author of Fish, will be screening a rough cut of his documentary followed by a lively discussion. This event is sponsored by the First Year Experience Program. T.J. Parsell is an American writer, filmmaker and human rights…

Call for Testimonials for New Poetry Center

Dear Colleagues and Friends of the English Department at SUNY College at Old Westbury,  As you might know, with our move to the New Academic Building, we lost our Poetry Center in the Academic Village. I am currently working with another professor, Professor Sylvie Kande of the History and Philosophy Department, on a grant proposal…