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 is home
to 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
The English Department at Butler 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 Manuscripts,
the oldest undergraduate literary journal in Indiana; 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 MA in English Literature and an
Creative Writing. We also partner with the College of
Education to deliver a degree in English Education.
reasons to be an English major at Butler University.
Why Study English at Butler?
Jordan Hall, Room 308
4600 Sunset Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46208