Julie Carr

Carr Wins Kayden Prize for Translation

girl reciting poetry into microphone

Fourth graders dig into pop music and poetry at CU Boulder

June 4, 2019

As they learn how writers revise their work and use literary devices, the students gear up for a school assembly led by Australian rap star Nelson Dialect.

Graduation Ceremony 2019

English Department Graduation Ceremony Spring 2019

Date: Friday, May 10, 2019 Time: 9:00 a.m. – Noon Location: Mary Rippon Outdoor Theatre All students graduating from the Department of English in spring 2019, summer 2019 or fall 2018 are encouraged to participate. No RSVP is required. Students may invite as many guests as they wish. The event...

David Gessner and Nina de Gramont

Creative writing alums cultivate conjoined creativity

CU Boulder alumni David Gessner and Nina de Gramont have succeeded both as authors and teachers. For a couple of writers who also happen to be a writing couple, David Gessner and Nina de Gramont admit they’ve got it pretty good. Gessner (MA, Engl’98) is professor and chair of the...

Faculty at a symposium

English faculty at CU Boulder, elsewhere, eye curricular change

The Department of English at CU Boulder is exploring ways to improve students’ learning experiences and encourage future enrollment by studying other universities’ efforts.

Stephen Graham Jones

Stephen Graham Jones in the News

Stephen Graham Jones, as always, has been in the news lately. Check out the latest news items, reviews, and online performances in which he has recently appeared.

Marcia Douglas along with other little girls.

Marcia Douglas publishes "Becoming the Brown Girl in the Ring" in The New York Review of Books

Marcia Douglas recently published "Becoming the Brown Girl in the Ring" in The New York Review of Books.

A person relaxing outside and reading

Get Lost in a Great Book this Summer

The Department of English offers on-campus and online courses for both majors and nonmajors in summer. Use your summer—whether you plan to be in Boulder, back home, or somewhere in between—to get lost in a good book and earn credit toward your degree.

Nan Goodman

Jewish mysticism, Kabbalah and the exuberant joy of teaching

Professor Nan Goodman sits down with the College of Arts and Sciences to explain why Jewish mysticism is important, why her course on the topic is so unique and express just how much pleasure she derives from teaching it.

Cover of Gordon's book

Noah Eli Gordon's "Is That the Sound of a Piano Coming from Several Houses Down? (Solid Objects)" included in The New York Times' April 3 "New & Noteworthy" list

Noah Eli Gordon's latest poetry collection, Is That the Sound of a Piano Coming from Several Houses Down? (Solid Objects) was included in The New York Times "New & Noteworthy" list on April 3.