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 Professional Writing.

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       We also partner with the College of Education to deliver a degree in English Education.

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Department of English

Jordan Hall, Room 308
4600 Sunset Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46208
(317) 940-9293
Administrative Specialist:
Anne Minnich-Beck