Specialty Areas

UConn English faculty and graduate students study the full range of English literature written across the globe, using traditional and cutting-edge fields of study. Our scholars approach their work as archivists and cultural studies scholars, and as literary theorists and creative writers. They use a wide range of methodologies to study English and its impact on the world in which we live.

Areas of Interest

Other scholarly interests in our department include:

Children’s Literature
Creative Writing
Digital Humanities
Film/Media Studies
LGBT Literature/Queer Theory
Literary/Critical Theory

Creative Nonfiction
The Novel
Poetry & Poetics
Rhetoric & Composition
Women’s Writing/Feminist Literary Theory
And more!