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The Department of English Language and Literatures cultivates literacy in its broadest sense. Your courses will inspire you to think, read, and write reflectively, analytically and creatively. You will benefit from the department's high-quality programs, taught by faculty members who undertake groundbreaking research in their fields. Their scholarship produces innovative courses designed to prepare you for a range of careers. You will develop careful practices of reading, thinking, researching, and writing that are essential for your success in an increasingly global, technological world in which texts proliferate and literacies constantly change. Our undergraduate tracks are designed to help you acquire specific intellectual and professional skills. But above all, the study of English will help you to realize your full potential as a thoughtful and engaged individual and citizen of your world.
Bachelor's Degrees and Minors
Master's Degrees and Endorsement
Stevie Kremer helped Samuel Heider write “Miracle of Miracles,” documenting his Holocaust survival story.
Shen Yao grew up in Xi’an, China, the home of the Terracotta Warriors. Shen considers himself lucky to have started learning English in the third grade, awakening dreams of becoming an English teacher.