With majors in literature and English education, the UE Department of English offers students a strong academic background.
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.
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.
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."