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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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English Major Darien Bucher explores female Hamlets in Senior project
Posted on 31 March 2016 | 5:01 pm
College of Charleston Magazine published this profile of English major Darien Bucher’s Bachelor’s Essay on the history of productions of Hamlet with women in the title role. Darien Bucher explores female Hamlets  
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Writing Lab Director and Professor of English Bonnie Devet Discusses New Research on Transfer
Posted on 15 March 2016 | 5:31 pm
Adapted from College Today Since 1989, Professor of English Bonnie Devet has directed the Writing Lab at the College of Charleston. The lab provides students with one-to-one assistance for every stage in the writing process for term papers, essays, letters, memos or book reviews. In addition to being the first certified writing lab in the […]
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