This site provides information for current students, such as course offerings for upcoming registration periods, faculty office hours for the current term, guidelines for contest and fellowship applications, graduation requirements, and what to expect from your English degree after graduation.

For general information, and to learn more about who we are and what we’re about, please visit our academic landing page.


We invite you to get involved outside the classroom
  • Join Crosscurrents literary magazine as an editorial assistant, and submit your creative work for publication as well 
  • Join Events in English to get 0.25 credit for planning social events for your fellow majors and minors 
  • Apply for a summer research grant to pursue an independent research project. See guidelines for submission (English students are always well-represented in the annual list of grant winners)
  • Submit your poetry, fiction, and critical essays to our annual writing contests
  • Hang out with your peers and faculty at department game nights, coffee hours, book swaps, and other events throughout the academic year
  • Attend Wordstock, which is our annual festival of all things English, including senior presentations and awards
The benefits of an English degree


Get to know your professors!

We welcome the opportunity to get to know more about your interests and goals, and to talk through your course-related questions and ideas. Below are faculty drop-in office hours for the current term, and we are also available by appointment. We look forward to hearing from you!

Spring 2024 Office Hours

  • Regina Barbee-Duthely: M 2-3 p.m., Tu 3:30-4:30 p.m. and Th 12:30-1:30 p.m.
  • Laura Behling: M 11 a.m.-noon, 3:30-5 p.m. and F 11 a.m.-noon.
  • Alison Tracy Hale: Tu Th 3:30-4:30 p.m.
  • Priti Joshi: Tu Th 5-6 p.m. (in Archives and Special Collections, Collins Library 2nd floor)
  • Laura Krughoff: M 3-4 p.m. and Th 11-12:30 p.m.
  • William Kupinse: T Th 1-2 p.m. and W 3:30-4:30 p.m.
  • Tiffany MacBain: M 12:30-1:30 p.m. and Tu 2-4 p.m.
  • John Wesley (Chair): M W 1-2 p.m.

Faculty are also available by appointment