University of Vermont

The College of Arts and Sciences

Department of English

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Find out about our Summer 2014 offerings and get ahead in your college studies!

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.

Student Spotlight

Alexandra Hall

English major and aspiring poet Alexandria Hall ’15 has been awarded a 2014 Beinecke Scholarship. The Beinecke is a nationally competitive award that seeks to identify and support students who show great promise in the humanities, fine arts and social sciences. As a Beinecke Scholar, Hall will receive a $34,000 scholarship toward her graduate studies. 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.