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
News and Updates
Before Fake News Came False Prophecy - Stories that gain popularity by presenting readers' fantasies and nightmares as current events are hardly new, writes Eric Weiskott, who explores the effect of false prophecies in medieval Britain in an essay for The Atlantic.
2,200 Irish infants were adopted by American families between late 1940s and early 1970s (The Irish Times)