English Program News

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The English Program offers courses in British and American literature, creative writing, and film.

In addition to introductory courses, the program’s offerings in literature include courses on such authors as Chaucer, Shakespeare, Austen, Melville, Dickinson, Faulkner, and Woolf, and on such topics as Southern literature, poetry by women, early English novels, Irish literature, African-American literature, modern poetry, Shakespeare and film, and twenty-first century literature. Except for junior and senior seminars, all English courses are open to all students without special permission.

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Your Major Took You Where?

A Sampling of Recent Centre Graduates



Brevard Music Festival Carnegie Mellon University (M.A., entertainment industry mgmt.)
Wesleyan School Belmont University School of Law (J.D., law)
Southwest Times Record Xavier University (M.S., Montessori education)
Portland Stage University of Kentucky (M.L.S., library and information science)
James Graham Brown Foundation Lipscomb University (M.F.T., marriage & family therapy license)
Hoskins, Hill & Hill PLLC Wake Forest University (M.A., English)