What is GSEA?
The Graduate Students in English Association at the University of North Texas is a student organization representing graduate students studying English literature, creative writing, techncial writing, and linguistics at UNT. GSEA hosts an annual graduate student conference each spring. Our members include teaching fellows, academic assistants, research assistants, writing lab tutors, and MA and PhD candidates in general in the English program at UNT. Our members are also active in organizations such as the Modern Language Association, the Shakespeare Association of America, and other professional organizations.
What does GSEA do?
GSEA funds the Pearla Irene Marquez Scholarship with money raised at our bi-annual book sale. The book sale also funds the annual Critical Voices Conference where graduate students have the opportunity to present papers.GSEA also hosts professional workshops, mentoring and social gatherings like the back to school potluck and the end of semester pit stop.
Why should I join GSEA?
It takes teamwork to make a successful organization and GSEA needs creative, bright and dedicated people to make our events happen. These events include the Critcal Voices Conference and our professional workshops which help you build the skills needed to be a successsful graduate student in English. In addition to conferences and workshops, some of the side benefits of GSEA membership include networking with other students like you, making new friends and learning from fellow graduate students. Membership in GSEA opens up a host of opportunties for frienship, networking and skill building.
How do I join GSEA?
Fill out the membership application online @ www.engl.unt.edu/gsea/membershipPay your dues online via Paypal,orPrint and fill out the online membership application.Place the completed form with your dues in a sealed envelope to the GSEA box in AUDB 112.Start attending GSEA meetings and events!