University of Vermont

The College of Arts and Sciences

Department of English

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Learn about careers for English majors.

Check out Summer 2015 classes in English and FTS


English @ UVM

The Department of English offers instruction in a wide range of areas of literary and cultural studies, as well as creative writing and composition and rhetoric. From Shakespeare to Toni Morrison, the Renaissance though the modern era, from novels to poetry, from English literature to African-American literature, studying English at UVM exposes you to the world. Discover English at UVM.



Housed in the English Department, Film and Television Studies offers both a major and a minor. Courses explore everything from the aesthetic to the art of television and film. Learn more about the Film and Television Studies program.


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Beastie Boys Meet W.B. Yeats - Poet explores hip hop via sonnets

"It’s all about sound", says Stephen Cramer, discussing what drives his own poetry and initially drew him to the art form. Age 12, home watching television in Westtown, N.Y., Cramer saw a show about the poet Stanley Kunitz which included a reading of his poem “The Round.” More»

Study Abroad

University of Kent

The Buckham Overseas Program offers an unparalleled experience and education to UVM English majors wishing to study in Canterbury, England. At the University of Kent, English majors can earn credits that transfer back to UVM. Find out more about the program.

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