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.
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Louise Glück: winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, former US Poet Laureate, author, and former UNCG visiting lecturer. […]
Posted on October 29, 2020
Emeritus faculty Michael Parker was awarded the Thomas Wolfe Award. Read more at: https://www.dailytarheel.com/article/2020/10/university-thomas-wolfe-award-feature-1008
Posted on October 21, 2020
Every year, thanks to donations from generous alumni and supporters, the English department is able to recognize and celebrate the […]
Posted on October 20, 2020
John Zimmerman, featured speaker at the May 2013 English Department Recognition Ceremony, graduated with a BA in English Education from UNCG in 2005 and an MA in English Education from Appalachian State University.
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.