• 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.

Creative Writing Program Statement on Anti-Asian Violence

Read the Creative Writing Program's statement on anti-Asian violence here.


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.


Friday, April 9, 2021

Literatures of Annihilation, Exile & Resistance: The Aesthetics of Annihilation, a Brief Screening & Conversation


Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Creative Writing Reading Series ft. Jenny Offill


Friday, April 23, 2021

American Area Seminar ft. Jean-Thomas Tremblay