• Contemplating an English Major?

    English majors pursue many career paths, including law, business, journalism, and medicine. Learn more.

  • Why English?

    English alumna pursues her passion as a TV writer/producer. Watch video.

  • Sitter Receives Sheedy Award

    English Professor John Sitter received the 2014 Sheedy Excellence in Teaching Award. Read more. Watch Video.

  • Why Novels Matter

    Professor and novelist Barry McCrea reflects on why we read and write novels. Watch video.

English Department Welcomes New Faculty

The English Department is pleased to welcome several new faculty members this fall: Michelle Karnes, Ernest Morrell, Sarah Quesada, Francisco Robles, and Mark Sanders.

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Ensley Wins ND 3MT Competition

English PhD student Mimi Ensley won the 2017 Notre Dame Graduate School Shaheen Three Minute Thesis Competition (3MT), a communication competition where graduate students from the Colleges of Engineering, Science and Arts and Letters try to effectively explain their research in a language appropriate to an audience of specialists and non-specialists alike, in three minutes or less.

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Stephen M. Fallon Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

Fallon will use his fellowship to complete a comparative study of what happens when the poet and theologian John Milton and the scientist and theologian Isaac Newton address some of the world’s biggest questions and come up with parallel answers.

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