GLOBAL REACH

Our faculty members are internationally acclaimed for scholarship and creativity, and the Writing Project links local teachers to a national network of outstanding educators.

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English

The Department of English prepares students for a variety of professions, including creative writing, professional writing, education, publishing, law and other careers requiring a strong foundation in writing and liberal arts.

Our students learn about literature from ancient times to the present, creative writing, web design, linguistics and local dialects, the teaching of writing and literature, film, drama and performance studies, and much more.

 

DEPARTMENT HIGHLIGHTS
  • Personal interaction with Writers in Residence and Visiting Writers of international stature

  • Academic support through the Southeastern Writing Center

  • In-service teacher support through the Southeast Writing Project

  • Special programs in Professional Writing and Publishing Studies

  • Department supports two student journals, three professional journals, and a press

 

DID YOU KNOW?

Since 2008, we have hosted 14 Visiting Writers - two of them Pulitzer Prize winners.

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