Congratulations to Dr. Melissa Ganz for winning the 2015 Way-Klingler Young Scholar Award!

"2014-15 Medieval Literature Search"

The faculty of the Department of English at Marquette University are pleased to announce that Liza Strakhov (University of Pennsylvania) will be joining us in the fall of 2015. We look forward to working with her and are certain that students will very much enjoy her classes.

The Fall 2014 English Department Newsletter is now available at http://www.muenglishnews.com. We would like to thank our intern, Allyssa Eicher, for helping us write the newsletter.

Taylor Behnke, English Department WINE major has been named Outstanding Senior of the Klingler College of Arts and Sciences!

Department announcements (2014-15)

Marquette University Literary Review: Call for Submissions

The Marquette University Literary Review is now accepting submissions for its Spring 2015 publication. Quality submissions of the following works will be considered for publication: Creative Essays, Poetry, Flash Fiction, Short Fiction, Novel Excerpts, Visual Art, and Creative Non-Fiction. Visit marquetteliteraryreview.wordpress.com for official submission guidelines.

Please contact the Editorial Team at marquetteuniversitylitreview@gmail.com with questions or concerns.

New MUAA Mentor Pilot Program

List of M.A. and Ph.D. graduates


Tuesday, March 24 at 5 p.m. in Lalumiere 176: Screening of Disney Movie "Frozen."

Wednesday, March 25 at 5 p.m. in Lalumiere 154:
Disney Pop Culture and Pizza Night -- Which is The Best Disney Movie? Click on link for more details.

Thursday, March 26:
Internship Panel, Marquette Hall, Rm 105, 5 pm. This panel discussion will include Dr. Cedric Burrows, a student who’s recently had an internship, and a local employer who regularly has interns. Find out about why internships are important, how to get them, and what to do after you’ve gotten one. A reception will follow. Click on link to see the below flyer for details.

writing internship

Friday, March 27:
Cultural Preservation Today Symposium
10-12: "Ruins & the City"
12-1: Lunch
1-3: "Remembering Things That Are Hard to Remember"
This will be held in Raynor BC, Raynor Library
Click on link for details.
Email Professor Canavan for more details!

Wednesday, April 15:
Faculty Research Lunch Talk by Dr. Melissa Ganz, "The Fidelity of Promising': Egoism and Obligation in Austen." This will be held in Marquette Hall 111 (First Floor Common Room) from 1-2 p.m.

Thursday, April 16: You’ve Got to Hear This: Shakespeare & Company, The Literary Slam; Eisenberg Reading Room, Sensenbrenner Hall, 5 pm. Prominent Milwaukeeans and people from the Marquette community will read from their favorite works of literature, and explain why you’ve got to read these works. It being close to the Bard’s Birthday, he’ll be featured, but so will lots of other writers. A reception follows.

Thursday, April 23: Sigma Tau Delta Induction Ceremony, Beaumier Suites BC, Raynor Library, 5-6:30 p.m.