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Why Study English?

A cornerstone of BC’s thriving program in liberal arts, English engages with diverse literary traditions, past and present. Distinguished by excellence in teaching and small classes, the department helps students at all levels—freshmen to Ph.D. candidates—hone critical and creative skills to take with them into future careers.

 For opportunities and news about the changing role of the major, see English Now

SPOTLIGHT: New faculty and new courses for Fall 2017

News and Updates

Update from Joycestick!  Check out the
in-game footage for our first four concept scenes for JoyceStick, our virtual reality realization of "Ulysses": the modern library, the second floor of the Martello tower, Sandycove beach, and the Paris Cafe. We're busy adding our soundtrack, object models, animations, and "gamifying" our storyboards to make the scenes come alive in VR. Watch out here for further updates from our marketing team -- Julia Appicelli, Kelsey Trimm, Emaad Ali, and Liam Weir. 

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Cooking across borders
BC Dining introduces students and faculty to Syrian food and culture

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Events

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS 
Current undergraduates, submit to the English Department Writing Awards!

Deadline March 31st by 4pm

 

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