• 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.

  • Why Novels Matter

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

English Department Statement on Police Violence

Read the English Department's statement on police violence here.

Alumni Spotlight

Leading an international staffing firm, Andrew Hilger ’91 uses his English major every day.

Read story here.



Undergraduate Spotlight

Month spent living at Japanese temple with Zen monk inspires English and philosophy major’s senior thesis.

Read story here.


Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Creative Writing Reading Series ft. Joyelle McSweeney & Valerie Sayers


Friday, October 2, 2020

Literatures of Annihilation, Exile & Resistance: Ibtisam Azem Reading


Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Creative Writing Reading Series ft. Stacey Levine