From the heart of New York City's cultural scene at Lincoln Center to the leafy, historic Bronx Rose Hill campus, English at Fordham is a central part of the University's intellectual life, with an undergraduate major and minors and graduate degree programs including the M.A. and a fully funded Ph.D.
The Department offers courses in composition, writing, literature (up to the advanced doctoral level), dissertation workshops, graduate teaching preparation, and a pedagogy practicum.
Research interests of faculty members include virtually every field of English, American, and postcolonial literatures, from Old English to contemporary, as well as literary criticism, theory, and cultural studies. The English department has particular strengths in medieval and early modern, 18th century, and American literature and culture.
The English Department sponsors and takes part in a number of co-curricular events, interdisciplinary initiatives, and colloquia throughout the year and fosters a growing creative writing community. We welcome your interest in English at Fordham.