When I was a child, stories were a form of escapism from poverty and loneliness. Now stories have become a place to preserve culture and a medium for humanizing marginalized voices; they remain a place of joy. If stories keep history and ourselves alive, they need a home, too.MFA candidate May Lee-Yang
Be part of history
One of the University’s architectural treasures, Pillsbury Hall stands as an enduring link to its nineteenth-century origins on the Minneapolis campus. It has been transformed to serve the needs of University of Minnesota students and faculty for generations to come.
Invest in English at Minnesota
The Department of English teaches 6,000 students a year, including nearly 500 majors and minors and 110 graduate students.