Welcome to Marquette University’s Department of English!

Department News and Events


Undergraduate Programs

  • 3 undergraduate majors: Literature, Writing-Intensive English, and English Language Arts
  • 4 undergraduate minors: Literature, Writing-Intensive English, Creative Writing, and Literature of Diverse Cultures
  • Graduate Programs

  • M.A. in British, American and other Anglophone literatures
  • Ph.D. in British, American and other Anglophone literatures
  • Department News

    Check out our Faculty News to see our faculty's latest publications, presentations, activities, and awards.

  • Many faculty and students from the English Department participated in the Celebration of Research Poster Session hosted by the Klingler College of Arts and Sciences on November 4, 2019.



Faculty and student awards and accomplishments.

New books by English faculty.


Prospective students and majors: Check out this video of the Department's collaborative poem, "Join Us"!

Check out our Fall 2020 courses, including ESSV, Writing-Intensive and Discovery-Tier courses.

Check out the Department's reading and viewing recommendations to help you get through the pandemic.

More reading recommendations: poems and poets that provide solace and hope, along with faculty reflections.

Upcoming Events

English Department (Virtual) Retreat:  Friday, August 14, 2020, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Past Events 

Undergraduate (Virtual) Graduation and Awards Ceremony: Wednesday, May 13, 4-5:15 p.m. 

Liminal Existences and Migrant Resistances Conference: March 20-21, 2020  **Postponed**

English Department "March Madness" Event: Wednesday, March 25, 4-6 p.m., Marquette Hall 105   **Postponed**

Larry Watson Celebration:  Tuesday, April 7, 12:30-2 p.m.  **Postponed**

Shakesepare/FAME event: Wednesday, April 15, 5 p.m.   **Postponed**

Marquette Undergraduate Humanities Conference: Saturday, April 18  **Postponed**

See the full university calendar.