Students receive personal attention from faculty, who nurture and develop them as scholars through active participation in discussion-based classes, presentations at scholarly conferences, and internships. Students develop practical skills, making them adaptable and marketable when seeking jobs.

Career Opportunities

Many English majors go on to graduate school in literature, writing, library science, or to seminary. The literature program at UE prepares students for careers in research, writing, or other fields where strong communication skills, both oral and written, are required.

Departmental News

  • UE English Department reaches 1000 followers on Twitter
    Posted: September 14, 2016

    The University of Evansville’s English department recently reached the social media landmark of 1,000 Twitter followers. The department is currently one of the most popular college-level English departments on Twitter

  • Department of English selects Grabill and Klinger writing award winners
    Posted: April 13, 2016

    At its annual Chutney literary conference, the Department of English presented the 2016 Virginia Lowell Grabill and George Klinger Writing Awards.

  • Baines gives paper at Notre Dame conference
    Posted: April 7, 2016

    Robert Baines, assistant professor of English, gave a paper at the recent annual national American Conference for Irish Studies at Notre Dame University. The national ACIS conference is America's largest Irish studies conference. Baines's paper was titled "'Let us be tolerant of antipathies': Opposing opposition in Finnegans Wake I.6." 

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