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Department Activities

The CEA Critic

The CEA Critic is the scholarly journal of the College English Association (CEA), a national organization for teachers of college English founded in 1939. Since 2012 the journal has been housed at the University of Northern Colorado and published by the prestigious Johns Hopkins University Press. In 2017, The CEA Critic celebrated its 80th year as the flagship publication of the College English Association.

The Crucible

The Crucible has been UNC’s student literary and arts magazine since the 1960s. The United Student Literary Voices (USLV) selects student work to publish in a bi-annual magazine featuring poetry, prose, creative non-fiction, photography, and traditional and digital art. The club is made up of students of a variety of majors and backgrounds; anyone is encouraged to get involved.

Rosenberry Writer's Conference

The University of Northern Colorado Writers’ Conference is dedicated to promoting cultural creativity and diversity through free public readings and performances by established writers and artists. By promoting conversations between the writers and their audience, these events focus on crossing the boundaries between campus and community, between writer and reader, and between individual and communal experiences.

Neal Cross Lecture Series

The Neal Cross Lecture Series was established through a bequest from Neal Cross, a Professor in the Department of English from 1941 until 1979. The fund is used to sponsor visits by guest lecturers, writers-in-residence, and other cultural events.

International Film Series

The International Film Series at the University of Northern Colorado partners with campus groups and community organizations to bring you the very best international and domestic films!