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Department of English

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The Department of English is devoted to the study of literature, media, and creative arts. We offer courses in all periods and genres of English, American, and Anglophone literature—poetry, fiction, non-fiction, and drama—as well as a wide array of classes in creative writing, film, media studies, journalism, rhetoric, and theater.

The department joins critics, scholars, and artists in an environment that fosters interactive learning and teaching, with extensive opportunities to pursue internships and independent research.

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Fairbanks Lecture: N. Katherine Hayles

N. Katherine Hayles, author and director, teaches and writes on the relations of literature, science and technology in the 20th and 21st centuries. Her print...

Thursday, November 14 5:00pm

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George Ford Lecture: Laura Walls

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Piano Sonata No. 2 "Concord, Mass.,...

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Can We Wait 75 Years to Cut the Prison...

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

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