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  • Learn more about the Oxford Summer Seminar

    Our majors can travel to England, Scotland, Ireland, France (and beyond) as part of the Oxford Summer Seminar. All while earning credit toward their degrees!

  • English alumni discuss their careers in technical writing

    Alumni of the Professional Writing and Technical Communication certificate program visited English 382 to talk with students about careers in technical writing—and the perks of a pet-friendly workplace.

  • Explore career paths in English

    The English major prepares students to write well, think analytically and critically, and to solve problems quickly. These are skills that employers demand for today's 21st century job market. 

News

Natasha Trethewey (MFA'95) appointed to American Academy of Arts and Sciences' new Commission on the Arts

August 10, 2018

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences is launching a new Commission on the Arts. With distinguished cochairs, including UMass MFA alum and former Poet Laureate of the United States Natasha...

Steve Harris named Fulbright Distinguished Research Chair in Arts & Social Sciences

July 16, 2018

Steve Harris, a faculty member in English, has been named as the Fulbright Distinguished Research Chair in Arts & Social Sciences in Canada and North America for 2018-19. This award includes a...

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Events

Aug
23-28
Nov
01

Author Talks: Allen Young

Du Bois Library, Special Collections Seminar Room, Floor 25
4:00 pm

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Dani Perez sitting in the sunny lobby of South College, laughing as she glances out the window.
Student Profile

Dani Perez '18

"I am a senior double-major in English and Legal Studies, graduating a year early this May. My goal has always been to attend law school and I believed majoring in English would allow me to improve the necessary reading and writing skills to become a lawyer. I had no idea that studying English would also … "

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