To better support our current students through the global pandemic, admissions for the English program will be paused for the 2021-2022 academic year. We look forward to resuming our admissions process and reviewing applications.
The English Department has a diverse faculty representing a range of theoretical approaches. Faculty regularly publish books and articles in such areas as literary history, theory of the novel, poetic form, literature and visual arts, African American literature, Asian American literature, critical race theory, postmodernism, new historicism, feminist theory and criticism, gender and sexuality studies, postcolonial literature and film studies. The English Department has close ties with the departments of Africana Studies, American Studies, Comparative Literature, Modern Culture and Media, and with the Cogut Institute for the Humanities and the Pembroke Center for Teaching and Research on Women.
Research opportunities in the John Hay Library, the John Carter Brown Library, and the John Nicholas Brown Center for Public Humanities and Cultural Heritage; collaborative work with the Cogut Institute for the Humanities, the Pembroke Center for Teaching and Research on Women, the Malcolm S. Forbes Center for Modern Culture and Media, and the programs in Africana and Ethnic Studies; interdisciplinary opportunities in the Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice and the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America.
- Writing Sample and Statement of Purpose: Required
- GRE General: Not required
- GRE Subject: Not required
Application Deadline: December 15