• Department News,  Opportunities for English Majors

    Soup and Salad: Save the Dates!

    As the cooler fall temperatures settle in, the Department of English invites all majors and minors to Soup and Salad Dinners. Join us: Tuesday, Nov 5, 5 – 7pm Tuesday, Dec 3, 5 – 7pm We’ll have a variety of soups–including vegetarian options–as well as salad, fresh-baked bread, apple cider, coffee, and tea. Come and go as your schedule allows, or stay and hang out with your professors and friends. All dinners will be held in the Relief Room & Literary Center (Reade 122). Hope to see you!

  • Alumni News,  Department News,  Opportunities for English Majors

    A Lewis Center Homecoming

    Celebrate Homecoming 2019 with events at the Center for the Study of CS Lewis and Friends! Friday afternoon kicks off with an Open House from 1 – 3:30, then the Homecoming Lecture by Dr. Joe Ricke: “The Peculiar Vocation of the Christian Intellectual.” The lecture will be held in Zondervan 142 from 4 – 5pm. Saturday also features an Open House in the Lewis Room from 12 – 4pm. If you have friends or family visiting this weekend, invite them along to discover the treasures of the Lewis Center. We’ll see you there!

  • Department News,  Opportunities for English Majors

    “Cutting Edge Vitality”: The English Department Reviewed

    In the spring of 2018, Taylor’s English department underwent the process of external review, a requirement for every academic department. The results, in short, were outstanding. Dr. Linda Mills Woolsey, long-time professor and administrator at Houghton College, conducted the review, which concluded with a trip to Upland. Dr. Mills Woolsey examined every aspect of the department, from course offerings, departmental syllabi, student outcomes data, and a number of other artifacts. She spent time with department faculty and students, both in small groups and individually, and observed multiple classes, including a core foundational class, a literature survey, and a creative writing workshop. Upon compiling her observations in the final report, Dr.…