Welcome to the Department of English & Writing Studies

The Department of English and Writing Studies has a long and rich history of exceptional research and teaching. Our undergraduate and graduate students have distinguished themselves both during their studies and beyond, in their chosen careers. We offer courses and conduct research in all the major periods and genres of English literature and in a wide range of interdisciplinary fields, including theatre studies, theory, medieval studies, cultural studies, Indigenous studies, postcolonial literature and theory, queer studies, feminist and gender studies, ecological criticism, and digital humanities. Our department’s acclaimed teachers and researchers communicate their passion to students, demonstrating how critical reading and effective communication are keys to students' success. Please explore our website and contact us for more information.

Manina Jones
Professor and Chair
Department of English & Writing Studies

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