Our department houses one of the
largest majors in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences with
close to 200 majors, minors, and graduate students. A closely knit
community of students and scholars, the English Department
houses twenty-three full-time faculty, who teach everything
from Chaucer and Shakespeare to graphic novels and screenwriting,
and offers concentrations in literature; creative writing;
literary theory, culture and criticism; and public and
professional writing. The program also features a nationally
recognized Visiting Writers Series; one of the few
stand-alone creative writing centers in the country, the Efroymson
Center for Creative Writing; a Publishing Lab, featuring the oldest
undergraduate literary journal in Indiana; Manuscripts,
a nationally recognized graduate journal, and a new micropress; a
rich set of internship and peer tutoring opportunities; an
award-winning service program, Writing in the Schools; and an
English Literature and an MFA in Creative Writing. We
also partner with the College of Education to deliver degree's in
reasons to be an English major at Butler University.
Why Study English at Butler?
Jordan Hall, Room 308
4600 Sunset Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46208