Department of English Language and Literature

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The English Department offers undergraduate and graduate programs and courses in literature, creative writing, and linguistics, and houses the Composition Program. The department awards the Shapiro Senior Scholarship to our students, who are also eligible for humanities scholarships.

English department faculty are widely published in literary criticism, rhetoric and composition studies, linguistics, fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry.

The Aureole Press is housed in  the department’s typography lab,

Our undergraduate and graduate students have gone on to graduate programs in English Literature, Linguistics, Creative Writing, Education, English as a Second Language, Library Science, Law, and many other fields, and to careers in teaching, journalism, publishing, bookselling, university administration, librarianship, marketing, and innumerable other areas in which reading and writing are essential. Recent graduates of our MA and BA programs have built on the coursework and mentoring they have received from the department to be successful within and outside academia.

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Creative Writing Student Featured in UT Alumni Magazine

Marcus Jackson

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CATHY CHengges Named Outstanding Staff, 2019

  Cathy Chengges

Cathy Chengges, the English Department's Administrative Coordinator was named Outstanding Staff of 2019, and honored at a luncheon on May 6.  She was warmly and enthusiastically nominated by her colleagues in the  English Department.  

Last Updated: 7/12/19