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The Department of English, housed in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, offers a bachelor's degree in English with concentrations in literature, teaching, and writing, and a master's degree in English. Learn more about the department and our faculty.

News & Features

  • What Happens in College is Real

    Joseph Bentz, Ph.D., English professor, asserts that college is more than preparation for life. The years spent in college are real years and some moments are life-changing.

  • Faculty Notes: Andrea Ivanov-Craig, Ph.D.

    Learn more about Ivanov-Craig's recent publication.

  • Faculty Notes: Joseph Bentz, Ph.D.

    Learn more about Bentz's recent professional activity.

  • Mark Eaton speaks at Historical Fiction Conference

    Mark Eaton presented a lecture, "Counterfactuals in U.S. Historical Fiction," at the conference Fictive Histories/Historical Fictions" held at the Huntington Libary on May 11-13, 2017. This interdisciplinary conference takes the recent popularity of the historical novel as a starting point to explore the relationship between history and fiction. The plenary...

  • Film Students on Set Learn 'Reel' World Skills

    “The idea just came to me,” said Lauren Meyering, ’17, cinematic arts major and director/writer of Foolish Smarts and How to Lose Them, a student film produced as one of APU’s senior capstone projects in the Department of Cinematic Arts.