Welcome to Marquette University’s Department of English!
Department News and Events
- Declare your Major or Minor
- 3 undergraduate major concentrations: Literature, Writing-Intensive English, and English Language Arts
- 4 undergraduate minors: Literature, Writing-Intensive English, Creative Writing, and Literature of Diverse Cultures
- M.A. in British, American, and other Anglophone literatures
- Ph.D. in British, American, and other Anglophone literatures
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.
Check out the Department's reading and viewing recommendations.
More reading recommendations: poems and poets that provide solace and hope, along with faculty reflections.
Read "Poems from a Pandemic Spring," authored by students in Dr. Sorby's Spring 2020 Poetry Workshop.
Undergraduate and Graduate Student Awards and Accomplishments.
Faculty Awards and Accomplishments.
New Books by English Faculty.
We are currently welcoming new PhD applications beginning Fall 2022 for a Fall 2023 start date. We are also accepting applications for ADP and MA programs in English.
Check out our Fall 2022 courses, including ESSV, Writing-Intensive, and Discovery-Tier courses.
Are you looking for career tips and wondering how you can use the skills you gain in your English courses after Marquette? Watch the recording of our recent alumni panel, "From Classes to Careers"!
Please come enjoy/support the work of one of our newest faculty members, CJ Scruton, as they read in the festive environs of the 707 HUB, 4-5 pm, Tuesday, Sept. 27. The reading is free, open to the public, and will include light refreshments.
Click here for an archive of events with links to some recordings.
Learn about the research interests and publications of Marquette English faculty members.
Learn about the diverse career paths open to English majors.