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Events

Saturday, April 25, 9-5:30
World War One & the Aesthetics of Empire
Mandel Auditorium

Monday, April 27, 12-1pm
Lunch lecture, Dienke Hondius
Testimony Collections in Academic Research and Education
New Use of Maps and Scale Models

DuBois, Rabb 119

Thursday, April 30, 5:30pm
Creative Writing Senior Honors Reading
Pearlman Lounge

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News

McCauley's THE EASY WAY OUT to become French film

Three books
with English Dept. ties reviewed in TLS

Aliyyah Abdur-Rahman's new essay

The Brandeis Hoot reviews the Hacker-Shehabi poetry reading

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.