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Graduate English Society

Welcome to the home page for the Graduate English Society. The purpose of the Graduate English Society (GES) is to promote the academic and professional development of all graduate students in the English Department, facilitate participation and input to departmental committees, foster positive mentor/mentee relationships among faculty and graduate students, and contribute to community-building goals within the department.

The GES pursues these goals by sponsoring workshops, panels, a graduate student conference, and a mentoring program. The GES also promotes fellowship among graduate students, alumni members, and faculty through social events. Officers in the GSO are eligible graduate students in the MA, MAT and PhD programs in the English Department at Stony Brook.  All graduate students have the opportunity to participate by taking on an officer post or simply attending the GES monthly meetings and taking part in GES-sponsored events, namely our annual graduate conference.

The Graduate English Society oversees the following budgets: the GSO Departmental allocation ($1,000 per academic year); the GSO Club Allocation ($500 per academic year); The SBU English GradCon budget.

 See the GES Constitution here.

Follow us on Twitter: @SBUGradEnglish

2021-2022 GES Officers

President: Jessica Hautsch
Vice President: Brian Eberle
Secretary: Lisa LeBlond 
Treasurer: Julia Brown 
Graduate Representative to GPC: Stephen Pallas 
MA Representative: Michael Ducker 
MAT Representative: Christopher Piazza 
GSEU Representative: Lindsay DeWitt & Bernard Krumm 
GSO Senators: Lisa LeBlond and Michael Ducker 
Events Coordinator: Jessica Hautsch 
Social Media/Technology Coordinator: Brian Eberle 
GradCon Coordinator: Brian Eberle 
GradCon Coordinator: Julia Brown 
Professional Development Coordinator: Lindsey Pelucacci 
ABD Ex-Officio: Sarah Davis