Statement on Islamophobia, Antisemitism, and Political Speech

Nov. 8, 2023

Amidst the heightened violence in the Middle East, we are aware of hate speech and harassment in our campus community. We stand against Islamophobia and antisemitism. We stand against the suppression of political speech in all its forms. We recognize the pain that our students and colleagues are experiencing. We...

Black History Month Guest Speakers

Jan. 17, 2023

Professors Yogita Goyal goyal -yogita/ and Cherene Sherrard-Johnson will be visiting our campus on Friday, February 24 th as part of Black History Month. This event is co-sponsored by the CAAAS (The Center for African and African-American Studies).

Spring 2023 Creative Writing Program Events

Jan. 13, 2023

February 10, 2023: Reading Series - Ramona Ausubel CBIS at 4:00pm March 13, 2023: Reading Series - Sarah Gerard CBIS at 6:30pm March 17, 2023: Women & Gender Studies Queer Lit. Festival WGST Cottage April 6, 2023: Reading Series - Alexander Kleeman CBIS at 6:30pm April 20, 2023: Reading Series...


An Evening with Alison Bechdel

Oct. 31, 2022

When : Thursday, November 17, 2022 @ 7:00 pm Where : UMC Glenn Miller Ballroom (1669 Euclid Avenue Boulder, CO 80309) Cost : $2.50 with a student ID, $7.50 without Event Details: Creator of Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic, Dykes to Watch Out For, Are You My Mother? A...

Berlin Revisited

CU Boulder Emeritus Faculty Member Paul Levitt's Reading of Berlin Revisited

Oct. 31, 2022

The Department of English invites you to a reading of Paul Levitt’s new novel Berlin Revisited . Witnessing his mother’s trial for exposing fellow Jews to the Nazis, Baruch Posner swears never to return to Germany. As he reflects upon his exodus from Berlin to Cuba and then to America,...

Creative Writing Program Reading Series: Kathleen Woods, Gabrielle Lucille Fuentes, Loie Rawding

Oct. 3, 2022

October 6, 2022 at 6:30pm The Center for British & Irish Studies (M549)

Peter Gizzi

Creative Writing Program Reading Series: Peter Gizzi

Sept. 19, 2022

September 22nd, 6:30 p.m. - 7:45 p.m Center for Community (C4C) Flatirons Meeting room (N301)

Commencement Info

English Department Graduation Ceremonies Spring 2021

May 6, 2021

Undergraduate Students Virtual Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 7, 2021 at 10am Mountain Time - Graduate Students Virtual Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 7, 2021 at 10am Mountain Time - Zoom Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 7, 2021 at 11am Mountain Time - Visit our Commencement page...

Statement on Racism and Police Violence

The Department of English , the Program for Creative Writing , and the Program for Writing and Rhetoric condemn anti-Black police violence and systemic racism. As the world knows, George Floyd was murdered by four Minneapolis police officers on May 25th. Ahmaud Arbery was fatally shot by white vigilantes while...

Allison Shelton

Alumni Spotlight: Allison Shelton

The pursuable career options with an English degree have expanded drastically in the past five years alone, broadening the use and the function of an English major in academia and outside of it. English majors are working in law, counseling, business, politics, science – fields that used to exclude the...