• 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.


Friday, January 15, 2021

Literatures of Annihilation, Exile & Resistance: Literature As Archive


Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Creative Writing Reading Series ft. Helena Boberg & Danielle Pafunda


Friday, February 19, 2021

Literatures of Annihilation, Exile & Resistance: The Language of Exile