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Department of English

The study of English is fundamental to a liberal arts and sciences education. English Department faculty members teach students to read perceptively and critically; to understand the historical, cultural and aesthetic dimensions of language and literature; and to write with clarity and precision.  We offer courses in literature, film, composition, rhetoric, and creative writing. Read More

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Department News

Charleston’s Student Writing Consultants Connect
Posted on 16 November 2015 | 3:56 pm
On November 14, 2015, five consultants from the College of Charleston Writing Lab directed by Dr. Bonnie Devet, visited with their cohorts at The Citadel’s Center, led by Dr. Pat Hendrix.  Dr. Hendrix’s Center, located inside the Academic Support Center, offered a spacious layout, encouraging the CofC consultants to meet with their colleagues, as well as […]
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Literary Events: Fall 2015
Posted on 6 September 2015 | 4:13 pm
Fall 2015 Friday, September 11 @ 7:00 PM: Poetry Readings by Rhett Iseman & Raena Shirali Poetry Society of South Carolina The Charleston Library Society, 164 King Street (just before Queen) Thursday, October 8 @ 7:00 PM: Fiction Reading by Julie Orringer Crazyhorse Reading Series Arnold Hall (Jewish Studies Center) Friday, October 9 @ 7:00 […]
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