Student Opportunities

In addition to a large number of all-college events in which English majors participate, there are many activities growing specifically out of the English major.

  • The student newspaper, Chips, is typically advised by an English faculty member and includes a large number of English majors and minors.
  • The Oneota Review is an annual literary review published by students and advised by an English faculty member.
  • The Luther College chapter of the international English honor society Sigma Tau Delta hosts a wide range of academic and social events.
  • Hosting of visiting writers.  Click here to see photos of visiting writers and read about our Creative Writing courses.
  • Performances, such as local ArtHaus poetry slams, student open-mic nights, a recent complete Paradise Lost, an annual Shakespeare production by the students of the course "Shakespeare Performed."
  • Faculty and student organized out-of-town trips to readings, theatre performances, and lectures.
  • Social events such as fall or spring picnics, the annual Literary-themed Halloween party, a Baccalaurate party for graduates and their families, frequent dinners and class meetings in faculty homes.

  • The Associated Colleges of the Midwest sponsors an annual short story contest for students at participating colleges, including Luther.  For the ACM "Nick Adams" Short Story Contest Guidelines, click here.
Picnic 2012