• English Department Welcomes Amitav Ghosh

    Tuesday, April 4, 4:00pm, Jordan Auditorium. Read more.

  • 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.

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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English Alumna Awarded Mitchell Scholarship

English alumna Molly Hayes ('08) has been awarded a 2014 George Mitchell Scholarship. Awarded to only 12 people every year, the Mitchell Scholarship is sponsored by the US-Ireland Alliance. Hayes will use the scholarship to pursue a master’s degree in postcolonial and world literatures at the National University of Ireland, Maynooth.

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McCrea Wins Prestigious Book Prize

Barry McCrea, the Donald R. Keough Family Professor of Irish Studies and a professor of English, Irish language and literature, and Romance languages and literatures, has been awarded the René Wellek Prize by the American Comparative Literature Association for the best book in the past year in comparative literature.

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Friday, March 24, 2017

American Area Seminar: Jarvis McInnis


Tuesday, April 4, 2017

2017 Yusko Ward-Phillips Lecture: Amitav Ghosh


Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Wham! Bam! Poetry Slam!