UO English is pleased to announce that due to high demand, the department has added spots to a number of ENG 100-, 200-, and 300-level courses. Check DuckWeb now for courses with open seats.
A memorial service will be held on Thursday, September 17, 2015 at 1:00 PM at West Side Presbyterian Church, 3601 California Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116. Pastor Bill Carr to officiate the service. (more…)
On June 15, 2015, UO English graduated 164 majors, twenty-three MA candidates, and thirteen PhD candidates. Congratulations, graduates! Professor David Vázquez delivered the commencement address (more…)
UO English graduate student and Slate contributor Diana Martinez discusses the new Netflix series Narcos, the relationship between myth and politics, and the value of narco cinema in her review essay, “Netflix’s Narcos Is Harrowing, Surreal, and Exactly the Portrayal of the Drug War We Needed.” (more…)
The latest issue of the UO Alumni Association Newsletter features UO English Professor Ben Saunders who discusses his love of comics and the founding of the UO English Comics and Cartoon Studies minor, the first of its kind in the nation. (more…)
2014-2015 UO English Department Newsletter is now available! Read about all the great things UO English accomplished this year, including Shakespeare’s First Folio visit to UO. (more…)
The University of Oregon has been selected as the host site for the state of Oregon for First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare, a national traveling exhibition of the Shakespeare First Folio, one of the world’s most treasured books. The Folger Shakespeare Library, in partnership with Cincinnati Museum Center and the American Library Association, is bringing a First Folio of Shakespeare in 2016 to all 50 states, Washington, DC, and Puerto Rico. (more…)
Welcome to the official page of the University of Oregon English Department’s “We Love PLC” Photo Contest! As many of you know, Prince Lucien Campbell Hall, or PLC, is not the most beautiful building on campus, but PLC is home to important offices like the Department of English, Oregon Humanities Center, the Teaching and Learning Center, and hundreds of offices for Professors, instructors and staff at the UO. In order to show our appreciation for this important location, the English Department is hosting a PLC photo contest!
UPDATE: The PLC photo contest has ended! Here are the winners:
This term, the English Department bids farewell to one Department Head and welcomes another. With Karen Ford’s recent appointment as Associate Dean of the Humanities in the College of Arts and Sciences, the English Department is delighted to welcome David J. Vázquez as our new Department Head. (more…)