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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

FILM STUDIES DIRECTOR LISTS TOP FIVE SCARY MOVIES
Posted on 29 October 2014 | 12:20 pm
Scary movies: Love ‘em or hate ‘em, they seem to be everywhere this time of year. To many, Halloween night wouldn’t be the same without nestling up to candy wrappers while watching that creepy, serial killer doll run rampant. We’ve asked John Bruns, director of the film studies minor and professor in the English department, […]
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Sigma Tau Delta to host Graduate School Forum
Posted on 17 October 2014 | 10:02 am
Please join the Department of English and Sigma Tau Delta for a Graduate School Forum on Wednesday, October 22, from 6:30-8:00pm in Addlestone 227.  Professors Chris Warnick, Cynthia Lowenthal, Tim Carens, Jonathan Heinen, and Jesslyn Collins-Frohlich will speak about applying to graduate school, what to expect in graduate school, and what things students can do […]
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Department Events

Nov 13, 2014 - 7:00 pm
Author Trudy Lewis will be reading a selection of her fiction and answering questions. Lewis is the author of a short story collection, The Bones of Garbo, for which she was awarded the Sandstone...
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Nov 13, 2014 - 7:00 pm
Trudy Lewis will be reading fiction Thursday, November 13th at 7pm at the Towell Library.
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