• 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.

Scranton Wins Lannan Fellowship

Assistant Professor Roy Scranton has won a fellowship from the Lannan Foundation in recognition of his fiction writing.

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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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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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Monday, February 26, 2018

Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi Reading


Wednesday, February 28, 2018

CANCELLED — Robert Gibb, 2017 Sandeen Prize Winner, Reading


Thursday, March 1, 2018

SENS: Trish Bredar