Courses in the English Department focus on the study of English, American and global Anglophone Literatures; on literary and critical theory; and on the practice of analytic, scholarly, and creative writing.

TRAJECTORIES: Two English majors, Bryn Carlson (’20) and Sophie Grossman (’20), have been awarded Fulbright Fellowships.

Bryn Carlson and Sophie Grossman

Faculty: Professor Chris Leise has published a new book: The Story upon the Hill: The Puritan Myth in Contemporary American Fiction.

The Story Upon the Hill

English major Esther Ra traveled to Scotland to research the manuscripts of James Hogg, along with Professor Sharon Alker.

Esther Ra

American Poetry in the Archives

American Poetry

TRAJECTORIES: Poet Katie Davie '19

Katie Davie

TRAJECTORIES: Alumnus Alexander Maksik ('95) has won a 2017 Guggenheim award.

Alexander Maksik

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