The English Program offers undergraduate degrees in English and English Education, and minors in Literature, and Creative Writing. We also support interdisciplinary minor programs in Film Studies and Africana Studies. Our graduate program offers a variety of advanced seminars exclusively for graduate students. Research and teaching assistantships are available to qualified graduate students.
English Programs and Courses
Check out the amazing programs English has to offer! We have something to offer you, whatever your interests might be. Learn and be mentored by exceptional, award-winning faculty. Go West!
Dr. Margaret Mitchell, Program Coordinator
Dr. Patrick Erben, Head of English Graduate Studies
Shelly Elman, Chair of English, Film, Languages, and Performing Arts
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Summer/Fall 2020 Registration Info
(Students should see their advisor to have their advisement holds lifted so that they can register.)
Spring 2021 (not yet available)
In the News
2021 Undergraduate Research Conference and LURe Release
This conference is a celebration of undergraduate research, both in the classroom and in print. Student panels will highlight work produced in a wide variety of English classes, while the "Meet the Authors" session will allow authors published in the most recent volume of LURe to speak about their work. Finally, our two distinguished plenary speakers, Sarah H. Haught and Brandi K. Adams, will address the many ways in which research contributes to their respective careers. Please join us for as much of the day as your schedule allows. To registor for the conference, please CLICK HERE. For more information, please go to: lurejournal.com
It’s Eclectic: Updates coming to UWG’s Literary Magazine
The Eclectic is UWG’s platform for undergrad students to publish their content. Whether it be print or multimedia, the Eclectic provides a way to stay diverse, and allows all students to have an opportunity to showcase their talents. Now, the editors are working on a new way to further the publication’s ability to diversify, as well as make content more accessible to the public.
Helping Students Write Right
With finals approaching, many students may be struggling to write papers and the University Writing Center is preparing to help them succeed in doing so.
Former Poet Laureate of Georgia David Bottoms Returns to UWG to Deliver Chilling Reading
David Bottoms, former Poet Laureate of Georgia and UWG alumnus, returned to UWG on Oct. 18 to deliver a reading from his newest collection of poetry, Otherworld, Underworld, Prayer Porch.
New Certification in UWG English Program
UWG’s Department of English is offering a new certification program in Publishing and Editing.