English Expo

English Expo

Mississippi in the World

English Expo: Mississippi in the World, which will be held on Friday, September 27th from 8:00am to 4:00pm, invites participants into Mississippi’s rich legacy in literature and the arts and demonstrates how the humanities connect us to our communities and the larger world.

Join us for an immersive exploration into the world of English, including literature, writing studies, linguistics, creative writing, and film studies. Engage in interactive activities like filming scenes, creating movie posters, getting out of literary escape rooms, and hands-on creative writing stations and so much more. Delve into the magic of literature, especially Mississippi literature, ignite your passion for language, and discover the endless opportunities awaiting English majors!

Who's Invited?

9th -12th grade students from Mississippi schools. Full classes are welcome along with individual students.

What Does It Cost?

The event itself is free and includes a lunch for each participant, including chaperones (limit of 2). *Breakfast and transportation are not included.

Mission Statement

To expand awareness of the diversity of intellectual and professional avenues open to students who major in English through hands-on activities and immersive experiences.

Who We Are

At Mississippi State University, we see English as a broad field that encompasses the study of literature, language, writing, and communication in all of its forms. From prestigious publications to groundbreaking research, our faculty’s impact is profound. Offering traditional degrees and dynamic minors, we empower students with essential writing, research, and critical/creative thinking skills. Our small class sizes and culture of mentorship ensure personalized education, guiding students on transformative scholarly journeys. Our professional development opportunities help students prepare for their paths after graduation.

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The English Expo will be held on Friday, September 27th from 8:00am until 4:00pm. Registration will open August 1, 2024 and close on September 3, 2024.

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