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English at CUA
Literary History | Aesthetics 

The CUA English department is dedicated to the study of literature: learning its history and searching its aesthetic depths. Our faculty publish in fields ranging from Anglo-Saxon visual culture to Victorian fiction to contemporary American poetry. While our critical approaches vary widely, we share a love of literature and a dual commitment to scholarship and teaching.

The undergraduate curriculum provides CUA English majors with a strong grounding in British and American literature. Our Ph.D. and M.A. programs train graduate students to become scholars and teachers at once expert in their chosen fields and conversant with the broader history of literature in English.



Spotlight profile imageMallory Nygard - Class of 2016

I chose CUA for the small class sizes and for the genuinely kind and personable people here. When I visited I felt welcomed, and I knew CUA would be a place where I could be fostered, both academically and as a person.

English Department Events

  • Apr 22, 2015 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    Book Discussion: Sweet Tooth

    Please join the English Society for a discussion of Ian McEwan's SWEET TOOTH (2012)... more

  • Apr 27, 2015 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Finals Week in the Writing Center

    Stuck on that last paper? Not sure if you plagiarized? And what about APA style? Don't panic. The Writing Center is here for you. ... more


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