The CU-Boulder English Department houses distinguished faculty working in every major field of English and American literature, and, in many cases, developing new fields of inquiry. From Anglo-Saxon literature to digital media studies, from the first English novels to contemporary graphic novels, faculty and students work to advance our understanding of the English Language’s cultural and literary history.English offers several scholarly and creative journals (English Language NotesGenders, Subito Press, and Walkabout Creative Arts Journal), sponsors numerous lectures and readings from visiting scholars and writers each year, and actively participates in various centers across campus (Center for British and Irish StudiesCenter for Medieval and Early Modern StudiesCenter for the American West, and Center for Humanities and the Arts, to name only a few). In addition, English is home to the new Laboratory for Race and Popular Culture (RAP Lab) and the Media Archaeology Lab, both venues for new teaching and research in the humanities.