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  • Learn about UD's freshman writing course and sections available for honors students and non-native speakers.
  • Prepare for a career teaching secondary school English through our rigorous English Education major.
  • Explore your options for English and English Education courses offered in Newark this fall.
  • Work alongside English faculty through our undergraduate student research program.
  • Find out the procedures for transferring your college-level English coursework to UD.
  • Apply for travel funding, research assistantships, summer research fellowships, University fellowships, and more.
  • Keep up with deadlines, events, and happenings within the English graduate program.
  • Check out the searchable and sortable list of graduate courses offered this term and next.
  • Learn what's required to complete the Master's Degree in Literature.
  • Learn what's required to complete the PhD degree in Literature.
  • Find helpful resources to answer your students' advisement questions.
  • Familiarize yourself with the bylaws, P&T procedures, travel policy, and more.
  • Find document templates and familiarize yourself with faculty review procedures.
  • Locate funding opportunities and refresh your memory on Works credit card and reimbursement procedures.
  • Review the lists of allowable and unallowable expenses before you go.
  • Welcome to the Department of English at the University of Delaware. If you are in a position to visit us in person, you will find us in Memorial Hall, one of the university’s most beautiful and prominent buildings–located at the center of the Green, the centerpiece of the University of Delaware’s historic campus. If you can visit us only online, then please explore our website, and let me know if I can answer any questions for you. Read more

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  • May 3rd, 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM: Gregory Family Celebration of Creative Writing
    @ Memorial Hall, Room 127:
    Join the family of alumna Elda Wollaeger Gregory and the Department of English as we celebrate the publication of the 36th edition of Caesura, UD’s student-produced literary magazine. All poetry, prose, and artwork included in Caesura are original works by University of Delaware students. Writer, poet, and professor Jeanne Murray Walker will serve as judge of this year’s awards and will read from her own work. Student authors and artists, their family and friends, and anyone with a love of creative writing are invited to attend. Refreshments will be served. The annual publication of Caesura and this event are made possible thanks to the generous support of the Gregory family.
  • May 27th, 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM: English Convocation
    @ Carpenter Sports Building - Gym 2:
    Graduating students and their guests are invited to join the English Department faculty as we celebrate our students’ accomplishments. For more information, please click the link below or contact Nina Warren at 302-831-2362. 
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