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: English department faculty have been busy publishing. Professor Kisha Schlegel's Fear Icons: Essays was published by Mad Creek Books in 2018.

FACULTY: Mary Raschko’s The Politics of Middle English Parables: Fiction, Theology, and Social Practice was released by Manchester University Press in October 2018.

FACULTY: Adam Gordon’s Prophets, Publicists, and Parasites: Antebellum Print Culture and the Rise of the Critic was published by the University of Massachusetts Press in 2020.

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

Edward Daschle ’15 to earn MFA in creative writing.

Edward Daschle

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