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Northwest Missouri State University


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Department of Language, Literature and Writing

The Department of Language, Literature and Writing at Northwest is an energetic, diverse community of teacher-scholars.  Among us are creative writers, literary scholars, English education and composition specialists, Spanish and French scholars, and an American Sign Language specialist. What do we have in common? We love to read, to write and to think and speak about the various cultures that comprise our world. We're dedicated to enhancing our students' critical thinking and communication abilities as well as their imaginative lives.

Thinking about pursuing a degree in the Department of Language, Literature and Writing? Read how a few of our current students made the decision.