Contributions to the Department of English provide critical support for our students’ academic pursuits and our faculty’s research activities. Some areas of particular need are:

1. Scholarship support

2. Funds for the College of Arts and Sciences dissertation seminar (sponsored by the Department of English and available to CWRU students in the Humanities)

  • Instructor stipends (two instructors)
  • Tuition reimbursement for students (eight students)
  • Public lecture costs (publicity, AV, refreshments)

3. Support for our two minors (film and creative writing)

  • A DVD library located in the department
  • A film-related speaker such as screenwriter Danny Rubin, who wrote Groundhog Day
  • Tickets for students to special area film events
  • Funds to support a twice yearly master class conducted by visiting writers in one of the genres offered in creative writing
  • A prose reading series dedicated to fiction and non-fiction writers