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Circle Mirror Transformation

By Annie Baker
December 1–10, 2016

Circle Mirror Transformation rehearsal

Did you know?

  • English department faculty have garnered numerous awards and honors, including from the National Endowment for the Arts, Guggenheim Foundation, and Newberry Library, among others.

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  • For 20+ years, Professor Emeritus Russell Peck led the “Theater in England” course, shepherding participants to multiple plays each day over two weeks. Katherine Mannheimer now leads the course.

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  • Blake/An Illustrated Quarterly, a journal devoted to the artist and poet William Blake, is celebrating its 50th year in 2016-17.

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126internships and research projects

In the last two years, undergraduates have completed 126 English Department honors theses, local and national internships, and independent research projects.

Alumni Profiles

Rachel D.Morgan Lessley '14
MA in English

Meet Morgan Lessley and read what motivated her to pursue a degree in English as well as her experience in Literary Translation Studies.

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A class with ChomskyLiterature and language
A class at the George Eastman HouseFilm and media
Students performing in a playCreative writing and theater
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