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Fall 2016 events

Thursday, September 15
Spect-actors Change the Script towards more Equality and Inclusion: A Forum Theater Event 
Rapaporte Treasure Hall

A Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion program sponsored by the Dean of Arts and Sciences and Provost. Co-sponsored by all Humanities departments, and the Mandel Center for the Humanities. Please view link for additional information

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

Selfies from the Archive #2: Ulka Anjaria

Selfies from the Archive #1: Faith Smith

Call for Submissions: Ramon Feliciano Poetry Prize

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

Marc Falkoff named Acting Associate Dean at NIU

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Faculty Postions:

Assistant Professor Specializing in Anglophone African literature. More information forthcoming.

Poet and Associate Director of the Undergraduate Creative Writing Program. 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.