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The Department of English, housed in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, offers a bachelor's degree in English with concentrations in literature, teaching, and writing, and a master's degree in English. Learn more about the department and our faculty.

News & Features

  • Faculty Notes: Joseph Bentz, Ph.D.

    Learn more about Bentz's recent professional activity.

  • Theater Production Explores Journey of Youngest Holocaust Refugees

    In November, APU presented Kindertransport, a drama production referencing the experiences of 10,000 Jewish children evacuate to England in 1938 through the story of one family.

  • Dr. Ivanov-Craig speaks at ALA Symposium

    Andrea Ivanov-Craig, Ph.D., presented her paper “God and the (dis)abled American Writer: Andre Dubus’ Disability Aesthetic,” at the American Literature Association Symposium on God and the American Writer in San Antonio, Texas in February 2015.

  • Professor Bentz interviewed on BBC radio

    Joseph Bentz, Ph.D., was interviewed on the BBC Radio 5 Live program "Up All Night" about the recent announcement that Harper Lee will publish a sequel to her classic novel To Kill a Mockingbird (1960). The new novel, titled Go Set a Watchman, will be published by HarperCollins on July...

  • Mark Eaton will participate in Oxford seminar

    Mark Eaton, Ph.D. has been accepted into a summer seminar called Bridging the Two Cultures of Science and the Humanities 2015-2016 at Oxford University, where he will be working on a new research project, “American Literary Supernaturalism 1875-1925.” With funding from the Templeton Religion Trust, the summer seminar was organized...