English DUG

Welcome to the English Department Undergraduate Group (DUG) 

Have you heard about the English concentration but never quite known what it entails or how it differs from a Literary Arts or Comparative Literature concentration?

To join the English DUG and/or arrange to chat with a current English concentrator, email englishdug.brown@gmail.com. Learn about their experience as an English concentrator or learn about Honors in English, Honors in Nonfiction Writing, and English Department Prizes. 

We look forward to hearing from you!

DUG Student Leaders 2015-16: Vhalla Otarod and Marina Renton

DUG Faculty Advisor: Professor Daniel Kim

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Spring 2016:

English DUG Weekly Salon -- Join the DUG listserv for weekly announcements! 
At these events, we gather and discuss topics related to the study of English. Current concentrators, prospective concentrators, and those interested in writing and/or literature are welcome to attend.

Line-up for Spring 2016:

  • Concentration Declaration Day
    Friday, April 8, 2016
    Noon to 3:00 pm
    English Dept., 70 Brown St., 2nd floor lounge
  • Professor Lecture Series
  • Pre-registration Party
  • Faculty Social
  • Field Trip to see a play
  • Student Reading


Past Events:

  • Internship Panel
    Wednesday, March 9, 2016
    5:30 - 6:30 pm
    Faunce Memorial Room

  • English Concentration Open House
    Thursday, October 1, 2015
    Time: 3:30 to 4:30 pm
    English Dept., 70 Brown St., 2nd floor lounge

    Join us for an afternoon of mingling with literary-minded students and English faculty. Drop by anytime to partake of tea, coffee, and cookies and ask questions about the English concentration, course selection, or opportunities for English concentrators.  We hope to see you there!
  • October 28, 2015 -- Halloween Soiree and Reading 
    with Medieval Studies DUG
    Location: Annmary Brown Memorial
    Time: 7:00 to 10:00 pm
    Historical or Literary Costumes Welcome!