Considering an English Major? It May Be For You, If You Want To… teach English in high school be a journalist or editor be a poet or novelist be a lawyer teach English at a college or university have a strong liberal arts education
Welcome to graduate studies in English at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Our department offers a full range of graduate programs, including the Master of Arts, the Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing, and the Doctor of Philosophy.
The Department of English boasts twenty-six Tenure-line Faculty, and six Academic Professional Faculty working in a wide range of research interests. For more information about various Faculty, please visit their individual profile pages, and peruse the Faculty Bookshelf.
UNC Greensboro’s Massmine team was recently awarded a substantial grant from The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). This is an interdisciplinary multi-university grant aimed at mining and analyzing publicly available social media Big Data. Congratulations to Dr. Aaron Beveridge, Principal Investigator, and Dr. Somya Mohanty (Computer Science), Co-Principal Investigator for Massmine, on their hard work! This grant will assist in funding a Computer Science graduate student.
Undergraduate English Majors Open House
September 18, 2019 | 11:30 am - 1:00 pm | MHRA 3501 Humanities Faculty and Staff Lounge
Are you an English major or minor—or thinking about becoming one? Please join us at the English Department Open House […]
Students are now able to minor in Creative Writing and Rhetoric and Public Advocacy.
Posted on August 19, 2019
This Fall the English Department will welcome three new additions to our permanent Faculty: Dr. Neelofer Qadir, professor of Postcolonial […]
Posted on July 23, 2019
Serving most of the university’s students through three core classes, the College Writing Program at UNCG teaches writing through an awareness of rhetoric so that students can craft their arguments with a specific audience, situation, and purpose in mind.