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Department of English

Welcome

The English Department at the University of Wyoming provides a diverse and exciting educational experience to students from all over the country. Here, students can pursue an engaging curriculum in an incomparable natural setting.
In the heart of the west, we aim to sustain and promote cultural understanding and participation through extensive reading, thoughtful intellectual inquiry and rigorous academic, professional and creative writing. At undergraduate and graduate levels, our curriculum extends through creative writing, composition and rhetoric, and literary and critical studies. Our internationally recognized faculty, who have won numerous teaching awards, offer a variety of courses in literature, film, popular culture, digital media, composition, professional writing, theory and creative writing. We encourage students to pursue studies that intrigue and challenge them.

Degree programs include an undergraduate major, minors in Literary Studies and Professional Writing, and a Master of Arts in English. Undergraduates are encouraged to pursue independent research through our English Honors program, and to participate in our intellectual and social community through the Upstart Crows, our English club.

To follow our ongoing activities, visit us on our Facebook page.

Browse through our web pages or stop by our main office in Hoyt 132 to learn more.


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Spring 2016



Several faculty of the Department of English participated in the University of Wyoming's Saturday U.  Link to videos for Saturday U can be found on YouTube.
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News

Wyoming Institute for Humanities Research Announces Faculty Fellows at UW

June 3, 2019 ‖ The Wyoming Institute for Humanities Research (WIHR) has selected recipients for its 2019-2020 cohort of faculty fellows. Selections are for the Humanities Research Group program at the University of Wyoming.

Allison Gernant to Serve as UW’s First-Year Seminar Coordinator

June 3, 2019 ‖ Allison Gernant, a lecturer and faculty coordinator with the University of Wyoming’s Learning Resource Network (LeaRN), has been named the next First-Year Seminar (FYS) coordinator.

UW Grad Student Accepted to Prestigious Cornell Summer Program

June 3, 2019 ‖ A summer spent studying literary trauma? Caroline Fleischauer is all in.

UW College of Arts and Sciences to Honor Outstanding Graduates

June 3, 2019 ‖ The University of Wyoming’s College of Arts and Sciences will honor 20 students for its 2019 class of Outstanding Graduates.

UW Graduate Students, Mentor Receive Annual Awards

June 3, 2019 ‖ The University of Wyoming’s Office of Academic Affairs and the Graduate Council have selected the 2019 winners of graduate student and mentor awards for outstanding teaching and research.

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