Upcoming Literary Events
Medieval Colloquium: Cathy Sanok
April 3, 2014 • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Finding Moby Dick: A Symposium
April 12, 2014 • 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Creative Writing Open House
April 16, 2014 • 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
English Department News and Bulletins
Professor Chris Abani was invested as the Board of Trustees Professor of English
at a ceremony held on November 8th.
Associate Professor Brian T. Edwards, has been selected by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs as one of 21 "Emerging Leaders" for its Class of 2015.
Professor Tracy C. Davis's article, "Bram Stoker before Dracula," was published in the January 25th issue of the 2013 Times Literary Supplement.
This issue of TLS also featured a review of Professor Davis's most recent book, the The Broadview Anthology of Nineteenth-Century British Performance.
Click on the link to watch the video, presented by the Office of Undergraduate Research, of Professor Jules Law discussing the use of the techniques and methodologies of literary criticism to open up new ideas.
Associate Professor Jeff Masten's article, "Bound for Germany: Heresy, sodomy, and a new copy of Marlowe's Edward II," was published in the December 21 & 28 issues of the 2012 Times Literary Supplement.
Associate Professor Vivasvan Soni was awarded the 2012 MLA's Prize for a First Book for Mourning Happiness: Narrative and the Politics of Modernity.
English Course Listings
Northwestern's English Department is an energetic, collegial community of distinguished scholars teaching and publishing in a wide range of literary, cultural, and creative fields, with a variety of disciplinary and methodological approaches.
With outstanding teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, a newly-designed undergraduate major, and a cohesive Ph.D. program, the department combines the virtues of large scope and intimate scale to foster very close work between students and faculty. Read more