Welcome to the Department of English at the University of Oregon. Our nearly 50 full-time faculty members are committed to offering students a broad foundation in traditional British, American, and Anglophone literary studies, as well as intensive coursework in interdisciplinary studies, emerging media, and current critical methodologies. Learn more about the people and programs of the English Department by exploring our website, or contact us via email.
Professor Emeritus George Wickes featured in the “The Vietnam War” documentary by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick
UO English Professor Emeritus George Wickes will appear in episode one of The Vietnam War, the highly anticipated documentary by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. Around the O profiles his careers as spy and literary scholar.
English Department invites applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor in Nineteenth-Century African American Literature to begin fall 2018.
The University of Oregon’s English Department invites applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor in Nineteenth-Century African American Literature to begin fall 2018. Position Announcement: (more…)
ENG 105: Intro to Literature: Drama (CRN: 42388), William Fogarty. Gen Ed (A&L); Major II: Lower-Division Elective
Drama is a literary art. In this course, we will focus on the literary aspects of seven plays (more…)
Wednesday, September 27, The English Undergraduate Organization will host the First-Year Orientation social event from 6:30pm-8:00pm in the EMU Cedar Room (room 231) to welcome new and returning students.
Come meet fellow English majors, first year students, and representatives from EUO, ∑T∆, UO Poetry Slam, UO Think.Play, Unbound Magazine, Art Ducko Magazine. And, of course, enjoy the free food (Falling Sky Pizza)!
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Jane Mai-Ling Maas (BA English with a minor in Business Administration 2017) was valedictorian for the English Department’s Class of 2017. This is the text of her commencement speech delivered to her English peers at the 2017 English Department Commencing on June 19, 2017.
“Decide what your story is” (more…)
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The University of Oregon Literacy Initiative is a community-based education program of the UO English Department. UOLI was founded in 1998. A college student in a UOLI course completes an internship that dovetails with the course’s curriculum. Practical service in the community enriches academic learning in the classroom. Students can choose from a wide variety of community partners, including K-12 schools, the juvenile detention center, the Boys and Girls Club, the CTL Reading Clinic, Nearby Nature, and Mt. Pisgah Arboretum. (more…)