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..
This best-selling author of Somewhere Off The Coast of Maine will be the Buckner speaker Oct. 4 at 4:30 p.m. in the Lumina Theater. See details on our Buckner Series page.
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.
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.
"The depth of the course (Introduction to Professional Writing) has increased professionalism in my job, as well as in my other classes.” ~ Former Professional Writing Student
While students may embark on service learning in a variety of English classes, English 204-Introduction to Professional Writing focuses on service learning projects for the entire semester. This course has no prerequisites, serving as a gateway to the Professional Writing Program.
ENG 204 is open to all majors.
For more information, contact Michelle Manning.
"Working for an actual client has better prepared me for the professional workplace." ~Former Professional Writing Student
The Professional Writing Program encourages agencies to work with students on semester-long projects. In the past, students have created brochures, pamphlets, publicity packets, instruction manuals, as well as updated Web sites.
The program needs approximately 20 clients per semester. If interested, please contact Michelle Manning.