Buckner Speakers

Joyce Carol Oates and John Updike are just two of the many speakers the English Department has helped bring to the campus. If you want to talk to the best minds in literature, the English Department is a great starting place. Check out who else we've brought to campus..

Arnold Rampersad

This award-winning author of Ralph Ellison: A Biography is our upcoming Buckner speaker. Save the date: Nov. 2 at 4 p.m. in the Lumina Theater.


wentworth travel

Want to see England the way Jane Austin saw it? You can -- if you are awarded one of the dozen or so fellowships that Mr. Charles F.Green III provides. details are here.


Your first step to getting a Wentworth is to figure out what author or literary figure you'd like to follow. And then fill out this form.

Want to see where others have gone before? The complete list is here.

go global

Here is a handy map from International Programs -- just click on the country you'd lke to study in, and a list of programs will come up. Details here.

English in Action Showcase

Projects are not limited to paper and pen; many students opt for expressing themselves in film. See what these students had to say in this YouTube video about the English in Action Showcase.

Wentworth scholar Lisa Huynh shares a story of her adventures in New Orleans as she followed in the footsteps of Tennessee Williams.

Louise Jackson Green Recipients

  • 2010-11 Kirk Barrett
  • 2009-10 Tiffany Strickland
  • 2008-09 Eva Hardy
  • 2007-08 Shawna Blas
  • 2006-07 Geovani Ramirez
  • 2005-06 Sara Willis
  • 2004-05 Bethann Muriel Cleary
  • 2003-04 Jacob Morgan Greene
  • 2002-03 Kristine Jennings
  • 2001-02 Rebecca Anne Heine
  • 1999-00 Linda Vurovich Jacobus
  • 1998-99 Katherine Dean Perry
  • 1997-98 Francis Kelly Atkins
  • 1996-97 Susan Mock Eavey
  • 1994-95 Kay Shipman Fryar


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