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Fall 2016 events

Tuesday, Dec 6 @ 12:30
Lunch lecture series featuring Kurt Cavender, Erin Erhart, and Emily Fine
Mandel Reading Room

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Hoover's BOTTOMLAND selected for All-Iowa Reads

Two new books of poetry by English faculty

Alum Rosemarie Garland (PhD '93) OpEd in NYT.

Selfies from the Archive #2: Ulka Anjaria

Selfies from the Archive #1: Faith Smith

Theresa Rebeck's (PhD '89) new book reviewed in NYT.

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Faculty Position:

Assistant Professor Specializing in Anglophone African literature. Please visit this site for more information.


In addition to being inherently pleasurable and intellectually exciting, majoring or minoring in English helps develop important skills. English students learn how to read carefully and closely, write skillfully and stylishly, and argue analytically and critically. Students study not only poetry and prose, but also films, journalism, television, and the Internet. Graduates of the English department at Brandeis have gone on to become scientists, businesspeople, professors, lawyers, filmmakers, television producers, psychologists, fiction writers, poets, literary agents and social activists.