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Events

Friday, February 13 (Time TBD)
Graduate Student Conference
Melodrama
Keynote: Lucy Fischer
University of Pittsburg

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News

Three books with English Dept. ties reviewed in TLS

Aliyyah Abdur-Rahman's new essay

The Brandeis Hoot reviews the Hacker-Shehabi poetry reading

Allen Grossman
dies at 82

New books from faculty

Prof. Anjaria receives Ryskamp Award

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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.