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May 13, 2016

Fall 2016 New Major Temporary Course Numbers

10349944_425902167556903_3610227624159589777_nAs UO English puts into effect the revised English Major, we will are using temporary course numbers during Fall 2016 registration.

The temporary course number for the introductory sequence, ENG 301, 302, 303, will be listed as ENG 399: Foundations of the English Major (CRN: 17054).

The temporary course number for the lower-division Genre course, ENG 205, will be listed as ENG 199: Genre: Lyric(s) (CRN: 12063).

Once the actual course numbers are finalized by the Registrar, they will appear on your transcripts as ENG 301: Foundations of the English Major and/or ENG 205 Genre: Lyric(s). (more…)

May 11, 2016

Requirement-satisfying Summer term ENG courses with open spots

10349944_425902167556903_3610227624159589777_nUO English Upper-Division Summer Courses with Open Spots. Peruse course descriptions here.

  • Summer Session 1
  • ENG 300: Introduction to Literary Criticism (Satisfies Theory/Criticism major requirement): MTWR 6/20-7/17, 1000-1150. CRN 40776, Upton.
  • ENG 325: Literature of the Northwest (Counts toward 1789+): MTWR 6/20-7/17, 1400-1550. 40778, Witte.
  • ENG410/510 Horror and Science Fiction Comics (Counts toward 1789+ or Upper Division Electives): MTWR 6/20-7/17, 1200-1350. 42261, Saunders.

Summer Session 2 (more…)

May 3, 2016

“Aliens, Monsters, and Madmen” in The Oregonian, on KLCC, and at

-5c9d3d7d4092dd03Check out this early coverage of “Aliens, Monsters, and Madmen” in The Oregonian newspaper by reporter Steve Duin.

There is also an interview with Curator Ben Saunders on KLCC 89.7.

New! An article in Eugene Weekly by Aaron Ragan-Fore, “Raising Eyebrows”

April 27, 2016

3rd Annual EUO OSF Trip

masthead-vietgone-746x420UO undergraduates: Join the English Undergraduate Organization for the 3rd Annual trip to the Oregon Shakespeare Festival to see Vietgone, a “brash new comedy” in which “three young Vietnamese immigrants make their way through the bewildering landscape of 1970s America,” on May 7, 2016 at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival!

Here’s how to reserve your spot: (more…)

April 9, 2016

Galway summer program deadline April 15, 2016!

Galway 2016Explore Ireland this summer and earn up to 14 UO credits on the Galway summer program with UO English professor Mark Quigley.  Choose from courses in Irish history, literature, music, theatre, religion, and the Gaelic language and fulfill up to two upper-division English major requirements. You can find more information on the program here ( and here ( (more…)

March 31, 2016

Professor Martha Bayless Awarded Prestigious Fellowship

martha_baylissUO English Professor Martha Bayless, along with her colleague, Debby Banham of the University of Cambridge, was awarded the prestigious American Council of Learned Societies Collaborate Research Fellowship. (more…)

March 3, 2016

Requirement-satisfying Spring term ENG courses with open spots

10349944_425902167556903_3610227624159589777_nThere are still a few requirement-satisfying Spring term ENG courses with open spots! (more…)

Stephanie LeMenager Profiled in Oregon Quarterly

picture-297Oregon Quarterly profiles Stephanie LeMenager, UO English Barbara and Carlisle Moore Distinguished Professor of English and American Literature, in its latest issue.

The profile highlights Prof. LeMenager’s cutting edge research in environmental humanities and her innovative work in the classroom. Read the full story here.

February 29, 2016

Course Focus: “Life Stories: Wider Worlds”

picture-86CAScade: Magazine for the UO College of Arts and Sciences recently featured Professor Betsy Wheeler’s upcoming course, “Life Stories: Wider Worlds.”

The course, part of the Disability Studies Initiative and funded by Tom and Carol Williams Fund for Undergraduate Education, will bring “together University of Oregon students and people with disabilities in the community to interview each other about their lives and craft a public theater performance from these life stories.” (more…)

UO Think.Play featured in CAScade

1469800_623491294364069_1166833987_nCAScade: Magazine of UO Arts and Sciences features UO Think.Play, in its story, “Get into the Game: Video games as vehicle for literary analysis.”

UO Think.Play is an English Undergraduate Organization-affiliated club dedicated to “dialogue and critical engagement with video games through play.” (more…)

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