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The English Department offers a wide range of courses that provide training in the fundamentals of reading and writing about literature and introduce students to various theoretical approaches, literary genres, and national literatures. Our upper-year courses allow students to engage in more specialized studies of theories, literary periods, genres, and individual authors.

Our goal is to equip our students with the tools they need to understand, appreciate, and discuss forms of literary expression across historical and national boundaries, while giving them the freedom and encouragement to pursue their particular interests.

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The Department of English presents:

Dr. John Stone: "Cosmopolitans and their Books in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World"    

The 8th Annual Victorian Studies Network @ York Symposium



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