- Department of English faculty and students are frequently involved in a variety of research. During the 08-09 school year, faculty presented at NCTE, the International Congress on Medieval Studies, the International Lilly Conference on College Teaching, and the Michigan Academy of Science, Arts & Letters. Students presented at the Sigma Tau Delta Conference in Minneapolis and the 2009 J.N. Andrews Honors Thesis Symposium. Click the links at the left for more information about faculty and student research.