• Anne Carson

    "Stillness," our 2020 Yusko Ward-Phillips Lecture, March 19. Learn 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.

  • Why Novels Matter

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

Kiberd Elected to AAAS

Declan Kiberd, the Donald and Marilyn Keough Professor of Irish Studies and Professor of English, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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Alumni Spotlight

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

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Undergraduate Spotlight

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

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Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Ernest Sandeen Poetry Prize Reading ft. Leia Penina Wilson


Thursday, February 13, 2020

Creative Writing Reading Series ft. Zeyn Joukhadar


Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Creative Writing Sparks Postdoc Reading: Anne Malin Ringwalt