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Catch the Latest about English Classes Here!

Everything you want to know about the fantastic selection of courses in English for 2016-17.

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Apply for an English Scholarship

The Demaray Scholarship is the only major student award designed for English majors. If you will be Junior in the year ahead, apply anytime. Due: first day of spring quarter.

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Interested in English?

If you're thinking about English but aren’t sure where to start, we've got a lot of good advice here to help you on your way.    Read more ...


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Stories From English

Annie Mae Platter

The English Blog: Lofty thoughts and epic experiences of current English students and alumni, all in one neat and orderly place: the Stories From English blog.

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Are there any scholarships offered through the major?

Absolutely! The Demaray Scholarship is offered annually to juniors and seniors who are dedicated to the study of literature and to writing as a means of discovery ...


Good Reads

Dream Work

Dream Work

Dream Work is a collection of 45 poems by Pulitzer prize-winning poet Mary Oliver. Whether on the bus for the morning commute or winding down the day, Oliver’s perfectly crafted poems are wonderful to escape into. More.


Mrs. Dalloway said she would buy the flowers herself."

- Virginia Woolf, Mrs. Dalloway