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In addition to the verbal and written communication skills and the research and critical thinking skills that employers value, the study of English develops the “soft” skill of empathy which has been identified as one of the six areas vital for success in the new economy. The English degree also offers an excellent foundation for graduate and advanced professional study in law, medicine or business.

English Language and Literatures News

Cecile Carty

Grateful Retiree Supports Literature Students at Wright State

Drs. Norman and Cecile Cary were Founding Members of the English Department of Wright State University, teaching there from 1967 to 1999.
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Dr. Arshia Sattar

The Right to be Offended:

Debating Censorship in India's New Democracy

Join us September 18, 2014  3:30-5:00 p.m. in the Discovery Room, 163 Student Union

Followed by refreshments and an exhibit of books banned in South Asia until 7:00 p.m. in the Endeavor Room, 156 Student Union

This event is free and open to the public.

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