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Why Study English?

Our graduates become writers, editors, lawyers, teachers, journalists, librarians, and entrepreneurs; they work in the arts, health industries, the financial sector, and non-profits.  Their education in the English Department gives them the deep, transferable skills employers want most in a fast-changing world.

Learn more about what you can do with this major.

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COVID-19
Our dedicated staff is working remotely to keep the business of the Department going. Please contact the main office by phone (435-797-2733) or by email.

For the latest updates and information from USU, please visit Utah State University COVID-19 Information.

Register for Summer and Fall

Summer classes have been moved online in response to COVID-19. Registration is still open for Summer 2020 classes.

Now is the perfect time to be looking ahead for the Fall 2020 Semester. Check out our  Undergraduate Course Offerings to see descriptions of classes being offered! Registration for Fall 2020 is open. 

Scholarship Opportunities

The Department of English provides many resources to help undergraduate and graduate students fund their education. Learn more about the scholarships and fellowships the English Department offers. 

Scholarships

News and Events

Professor Ben Gunsberg’s poem, “Dark Impactor,” was recently published in Reed Magazine, California’s oldest literary journal.

Professor Ben Gunsberg’s poem, “Dark Impactor,” was recently published in Reed Magazine, California’s oldest literary journal.

06/29/2020

"Under normal conditions our solar / system binds, but a string of holes / suggests dense shells pierced / the Milky Way."

“Witches, Ghosts, and Pesky High Schoolers”: Podcast with Dr. Jeannie Thomas

“Witches, Ghosts, and Pesky High Schoolers”: Podcast with Dr. Jeannie Thomas

06/24/2020

Professor Jeannie Thomas discusses the Salem Witch Trials and the haunted nunnery in Logan, Utah.

“Utah in the Green Book: Segregation and the Hospitality Industry in the Beehive State”

“Utah in the Green Book: Segregation and the Hospitality Industry in the Beehive State”

06/11/2020

Christine Cooper-Rompato’s essay, “Utah in the Green Book: Segregation and the Hospitality Industry in the Beehive State,” was published in the most recent issue of the *Utah Historical Quarterly*.

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