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The Department of English advances the intellectual and cultural life of our thriving global city and furthers a national and international dialogue on narrative, poetics, history, and culture. Our faculty in literature, creative writing, rhetoric and composition, linguistics, and folklore produce scholarly and imaginative works that bridge a wide spectrum of disciplinary fields and shape our social surroundings. We educate students to be active, innovative citizens in an information age defined by cultural diversity, interconnection, and boundless interactive possibilities.

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