News & Events

Transnational literary studies is flourishing in the English Department.

The transnational work of some of the department's junior faculty receives recognition from the Weinberg College.

Chris Abani's "The Secret History of Las Vegas" awarded an Edgar Prize for Best Paperback Original.

The Edgar Awards are presented annually by the Mystery Writers of America.

Chris Abani has been elected to the 2015 class of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

"Renaissance Books" Project at Deering Library

A new exhibit at the Deering Library showcases the work, led by English department doctoral student Andrew Keener, of the “Renaissance Books, Midwestern Libraries” project.