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Department of English
Open House
September 26, 2018 / 4-6pm

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Introducing the New American Literature &
Culture Major – More info below

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Fall 2018 – Eng 88M
Literature and Society
: Novel and Public Humanities

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Undergraduate Essay Winners: Achievements in Research & Creative Writing

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Welcome to English at UCLA

Widely recognized as one of the leading departments in the nation, English at UCLA has long been known for its innovative research and excellence in teaching. Today, the English Department maintains its strong commitment to traditional areas of study, while also supporting groundbreaking research and teaching in new and interdisciplinary approaches to literary studies.

Our Work
Publications

The Legacy of Boethius in Medieval England

The Consolation and its Afterlives Edited by A. Joseph McMullen and Erica Weaver
Projects

UCLA partners with KCET for new digital series

Allison Carruth serves as executive producer for the new series "Food Futures" which explores current innovations and visions for ecological and equitable food systems.
Projects

“Urban Ark Los Angeles” Documentary

Ursula K. Heise completed a new project that showcases innovative connections between the humanities and the environment at UCLA.  
Publications

Culinary Poetics and Edible Images in Twentieth-Century American Literature

By Stacie Cassarino
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Still Modernism

Photography, Literature, Film By Louise Hornby
Publications

The Book of Ephraim

By James Merrill, Edited by Stephen Yenser
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Satan

A Biography By Henry Ansgar Kelly
Publications

Civic Longing

The Speculative Origins of U.S. Citizenship By Carrie Hyde
Publications

Neoliberalism and Contemporary Literary Culture

Edited by Mitchum Huehls and Rachel Greenwald Smith
Publications

Literature and Food Studies

By Allison Carruth
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Oscar Wilde and the Cultures of Childhood

Edited by Joseph Bristow
Publications

Camera Orientalis

Reflections on Photography of the Middle East. By Ali Behdad
Publications

After Critique

Twenty-First-Century Fiction in a Neoliberal Age By Mitchum Huehls
Awards

Uri McMillan Wins the Erroll Hill Award for his work “Embodied Avatars”

Publications

Imagining Extinction

The Cultural Meanings of Endagered Species. By Ursula K. Heise
Publications

Oscar Wilde’s Chatterton

Literary History, Romanticism, and the Art of Forgery By Joseph Bristow and Rebecca N. Mitchell
Publications

Blood Royal

A True Tale of Crime and Detection in Medieval Paris By Eric Jager
SUMMER TRAVEL STUDY

London, England: Romanticism and the Age of Revolution

Discover the contemporary capital and recover hidden traces of the revolutionary era of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. The program studies London as the key site in an often overlooked urban Romanticism, featuring the work of William Wordsworth, Mary Wollstonecraft, John Keats, Hannah More, Mary Robinson, and a special focus on the art and poetry of William Blake.

SUMMER TRAVEL STUDY

Florence, Italy: American Writers and Artists Abroad

Trace the steps of some of the most important American writers and artists who spent time in Florence. Novels and stories by Nathaniel Hawthorne, Julia Ward Howe, Henry James, William Dean Howells, and Constance Fenimore Woolson are studied, along with the American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s great translation of the Florentine poet Dante’s Inferno.

SUMMER TRAVEL STUDY

Stratford-upon-Avon
& London:
Shakespeare

Experience Shakespeare’s plays as they were meant to be experienced, on the stage as well as the page, and in the company of his fellow dramatists, during a summer session spent in Stratford-upon-Avon and London, England. Students will be immersed in the study of multiple plays in performance, as mounted both on the Royal Shakespeare Company, and the Globe Theater in Southwark, London.

 

 

 

 

 
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Game, Chance, and Narrative: New Storytelling in Novels, Films and Video Games

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Weird Realism: The Speculative Turn in 20th/21st Century Literature and Film

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