Department News

English-Creative Writing major and Global Scholar Kaysyn Jones

They spent two months during the summer of 2023 at Jacksonville’s Ritz Theater and Museum researching the city's forgotten and overlooked Black history. Read more...

English department faculty members earn NEH Summer Stipends

Associate professors Lindsey Eckert and Tarez Samra Graban were each awarded a grant that will support their work on humanities projects for two months. Read more...

Doctoral student Samuel Granoff earns Fulbright Research Award

He will conduct research at the Universite Paris-Saclay during the 2024-25 academic year to complete his dissertation, a World War I novel set in Belgium and France. Read more...


Creative Writing

Consistently ranked among the top writing programs in the country, the Creative Writing program offers a thriving community to writers who are looking to strengthen their craft while building life-long relationships in writing. 

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Literature, Media, and Culture

The Literature, Media, and Culture program exposes students to provocative questions that spark scholarly engagement and creativity, helping them discuss the social and political impact of literature.

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Rhetoric and Composition


The graduate program in Rhetoric and Composition focuses on rhetorical and social practices and theories of composition, particularly emphasizing the relationships between texts, technologies, language, and literacies. 

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Editing, Writing, and Media

The undergraduate Editing, Writing, and Media track emphasizes the production, analysis, and interpretation of historic, contemporary, academic, and everyday texts. 

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