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...

Tiffany Beechy

Faculty Spotlight: Tiffany Beechy

A well-known paragon of the English Department is the mentorship faculty provide to students over the course of their studies at CU Boulder. Whether you are a first time undergraduate learning the foundations of writing or an experienced PhD candidate about to be named an expert in your field, English...

Lori Emerson

Faculty Spotlight: Lori Emerson

One particular highlight of the English Department at CU Boulder can be found in the varied cross-disciplinary research of its faculty members. From American and British literature to creative writing to popular culture, film, and digital media, faculty specialties provide a hybrid of traditional and experimental instruction that allows students...

Attack of the 50 Foot Indian book cover

Stephen Graham Jones' New Book Now Available

"Attack of the 50 Foot Indian" by Stephen Graham Jones is now available through Saga Press! About the book: A Tale of Two Moons. Every government of every nation debates what to do when a fifty-foot tall man, dressed in a loincloth and dripping from the sea, appears off the...

Adam Bradley

Bradley Named 2020 Hazel Barnes Award Winner

Dr. Adam Bradley, Full Professor of English, has been named the 2020 recepient of the Hazel Barnes Prize at the University of Colorado Boulder. The $20,000 Hazel Barnes Prize is the largest and most prestigious single faculty award funded by the University of Colorado Boulder. It was established in 1991...

Four newly minted Professors of Distinction at CU Boulder

Newly minted professors of distinction to be celebrated

Feb. 6, 2020

Olivia Meikle

Alumni Spotlight: Olivia Meikle

The alumni of our three graduate programs exhibit success in a multitude of ways once they leave the University of Colorado Boulder, personally and professionally. They enter diverse and unique career paths that do not always revolve around academia, even extending the skills they learned in the English Department to...

Jeff Cox headshot

Faculy Profile: Jeff Cox

“A good class can save a bad day.” So said by Dr. Jeff Cox, full professor of English, who has recently returned to teaching full-time after 21 combined years of service in administrative positions at the University of Colorado Boulder. Cox, a Seattle native who grew up outside of Washington...