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Department of English|College of Arts & Sciences
 

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College of Arts & Sciences Department of English
1000 E. University Ave.
Department 3353
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: 307-766-6452
Fax: 307-766-3189
Email: EnglishDept@uwyo.edu
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Welcome to the Department of English

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 UWYOENGLISH Facebook page.

Browse through our web pages or stop by our main office in Crane Hall 118 to learn more.

Quick links to our Mission Statement and our goals and objectives.

News

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UW Launches Independent Program in Creative Writing

July 24, 2015 — An independent Creative Writing Program will be launched this fall within the University of Wyoming College of Arts and Sciences.

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UW-Casper’s Richardson Receives Ellbogen Lifetime Teaching Award

April 20, 2015 — During a career that has spanned more than 30 years at the University of Wyoming at Casper, Bruce Richardson has inspired thousands of students in courses ranging from Shakespeare to technical writing to contemporary Wyoming authors.

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