• 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.

Vander Vliet Oloomi's Novel Honored

Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi's novel Call Me Zebra is a semi-finalist for a PEN Open Book Award which celebrates an exceptional book-length work of any genre by an author of color, published in the United States in 2018.

See the list here.

New Faculty

The Department of English’s expertise in global and multicultural literature is broadening with Francisco Robles and Sarah Quesada, both of whom have close ties to Notre Dame’s Institute for Latino Studies.

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Undergraduate Spotlight

How English and German major Mary Elsa Henrichs combines her academic interests with a love for theatre.

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