Dedicated to the intellectual curiosity, analytical dexterity, and creative thinking of its students, the English Department at CWRU fosters reading, writing, and media skills through a broad selection of seminars and research. Our classes combine the study of English and American literature, exploring the craft of poetry, Shakespearean drama, science fiction, the techniques of horror films, the rhetoric of medicine, and the dynamics of novels, plays, short stories, and creative non-fiction.
There is no better place to learn the art of communication. In addition to being a stand-alone major, English effectively complements many other disciplines and serves as excellent preparation for law school, medical school, and business school. Our smaller class sizes allow individual attention from professors who have published acclaimed books and won awards including the Fulbright, the Guggenheim, and the Pulitzer Prize.
Friday, April 28th: The 2017 Adrian – Salomon Event. Guilford Parlor.
Reception at 3:00. Lecture at 3:15 p.m.
“Cognitive Disability and Narrative in Of Mice and Men,” A lecture by Evan Chaloupka
“Willa Cather’s Modernist Religion,” A lecture by Ray Horton
“Taking Rhetorical Experience and Sensation from the Museum to the Writing Classroom,” A lecture by Jessica E. Slentz