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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.

The Emily Dickinson Journal

The Emily Dickinson Journal

Wright State professor James Guthrie edits the Emily Dickinson Journal, a peer-reviewed journal that showcases the writing of Emily Dickinson, with the help of two graduate students.

English Language and Literatures News

More than 2,000 to graduate at Wright State’s spring commencement ceremony

Wright State will holds its 2016 spring commencement ceremony on Saturday, April 30, at 10 a.m. in the Wright State Nutter Center.
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Literature of Peace

Wright State faculty, staff, and alumni play key roles in the Dayton Literary Peace Prize

Carol Loranger believes that books can transform the world. “I’m a true believer. I really do believe that books can change people’s lives,” said Loranger, chair and associate professor of English language and literatures. “The idea that words can change …


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