Department of English
FLARE: The Flagler Review
FLARE: The Flagler Review is the student-produced literary journal of Flagler College. FLARE seeks to publish both up-and-coming and established writers. Accepting of both the traditional and experimental in the poetry, fiction, nonfiction, drama, and screenplay genres, the journal strives to showcase a variety of colorful, vibrant works from passionate writers. Production of the journal is offered as a three-credit course: ENG-240.
Students and alumna in New Orleans following their presentations at the PCAS/ ACAS Conference.
Clubs and Organizations
SIGMA TAU DELTA
Sigma Tau Delta's central purpose is to confer distinction upon students of the English language and literature in undergraduate, graduate and professional studies. Sigma Tau Delta also recognizes the accomplishments of professional writers who have contributed to the fields of language and literature. Sigma Tau Delta
The Writing Center
The Flagler College Writing Center is a service of the College and the English Department. The Center is available for all students, full-time and part-time, at all grade levels. The Writing Center primarily helps with the function of research papers and essays. Writing Center Assistants are trained to provide guidance in grammar, punctuation, and issues of logic and coherency. Assistants are also trained in the use of various styles of citation (APA, MLA, etc.)
The Reading Center
All members of the Flagler community are welcome to use the Reading Center in the Study Skills Center located in the Learning Resource Center. The Center provides a variety of materials and detailed information for immediate use by all students, faculty, and staff. Students visiting the Reading Center can:
- Work one-on-one with an instructor to review for tests or increase comprehension strategies as they apply to college reading.
- Increase awareness of listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills to improve performance in subject areas.
- Learn strategies for speed reading.
- Work with reading skills on the computer.
- Develop attitudes of confidence and satisfaction with reading progress.
- Become aware of reading strengths and weaknesses through a variety of formal and informal assessments.
- Improve study skills and critical thinking skills.
- Learn time management skills for organization and goal achievement.
The Writers-in-Residence program hosts a variety of guest authors each year. They give community readings, speak with Flagler English and creative writing classes, and hold discussions and workshops for aspiring writers and novelists.
Many popular and renowned writers have visited the Flagler program over the years, including Tim O’Brien, W.D. Snodgrass, Robert Olen Butler, Connie May Fowler, Gerald Stern, and Dennis Lehane.
Writers-in-Residence may present fiction, non-fiction or poetry, offering students an overview of several career paths they may want to pursue after graduation.
For more information about the Writers-in-Residence program, or to receive updates on upcoming author readings and workshops, contact: email@example.com.
Gender Equality Monthly Symposium (GEMS)
Gender Equality Monthly Symposium is a club that seeks to raise awareness of the issues of gender equity, raise money for women and children in need, volunteer biannually at a charity that benefits women and children, promote undergraduate scholarship, and facilitate meaningful discussions within the Flagler College community. The club usually meets once monthly, in addition to putting on a month of celebrations each March for Women's History Month.
ENG 483 - CAREER PREPARATION
Professor: Dr. Judith Burdan
The student intern works with an approved business or medium to apply writing skills in a working situation. Cooperating businesses include local newspapers, radio stations, the St. Augustine Chamber of Commerce, and area magazines.
For many writers, the act of writing is a deeply personal experience; and yet, its purpose — more often than not — is to be shared.