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Undergraduate Program

In addition to being inherently pleasurable and intellectually exciting, a major or minor in English will help you develop important skills. English students learn how to read carefully and closely, write skillfully and stylishly, and argue analytically and critically. > more


Master's Degree Programs

The graduate program in English is designed to offer training in the interpretation and evaluation of literary texts in their historical and cultural contexts. > more


Ph.D. Program

The Ph.D. program in English emphasizes individual scholarship; offers training in research, teaching methods, and other professional development skills; and encourages graduate student innovation and initiative. > more


In Memoriam


Allen GrossmanAllen Grossman dies at 82

Allen Grossman, one of the most powerful and original voices of 20th-century American poetry, a charismatic and influential teacher at Brandeis for more than three decades, a mentor to poets and scholars, and the author of many deep and searching reflections on poetics and the philosophy of poetry, died in Chelsea on June 27, 2014.

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Thursday, September 18 @ 12pm
"Ballads, Nations, and Histories of Form"
Meredith Martin

Wednesday, Oct 1 and Thursday, Oct 2
The Many Dimensions of Herbert Marcuse Conference

Thursday, October 2 @ 5pm
Catherine Gallagher lecture

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Allen Grossman dies at 82 and Michael "Timo" Gilmore dies at 72

New books from faculty

Prof. Anjaria receives Ryskamp Award

Prof. Goodheart honored at CUNY

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