Department of English
Clockwise top L to R: Professor Gretchen Murphy, Heather Houser, Jennifer Wilks, Julie Minich, and Janine Barchas

Five English Professors Awarded Humanities Research Award Fellowships

Professors Barchas, Houser, Minich, and Murphy Win Prestigious Fellowships

Thu, Dec 8, 2016

Four professors in the English Department were awarded Humanities Research Awards to support their projects.


Professor Cox and the Cover of The Oxford Handbook of Indigenous American Literature

Professor James Cox Awarded MLA Prize

Professor Cox awarded MLA Prize for Studies in Native American Literatures, Cultures or Languages

Thu, Dec 8, 2016

The Modern Language Association of America awarded its second MLA Prize for Studies in Native American Literatures, Cultures and Languages to professor James H. Cox and University of British Columbia Indigenous studies professor Daniel Heath Justice for their book “The Oxford Handbook of Indigenous American Literatures.”


Dean Young

Dean Young Awarded the 2016 University Co-Op Creative Research Award

Professor Dean Young wins award for his poetry book "Shock by Shock"

Thu, Dec 8, 2016

Congratulations Professor Young!


Barry Maxwell, Life Changer

Barry Maxwell Awarded “Best Life Changer” by the Austin Chronicle

UT English Student Recognized by the Austin Chronicle

Fri, Dec 2, 2016



Martin Luther King Jr. at his desk

Introducing the Critical Readers' Toolkit

http://www.criticalreaderstoolkit.org/

Thu, Oct 27, 2016

Earlier this month the English department launched five instructional videos online that are almost three years in the making.


Professor David Kornhaber

Professor David Kornhaber has a New Book on Nietzsche and Modern Drama

The Birth of Theater from the Spirit of Philosophy: Nietzsche and the Modern Drama

Fri, Oct 21, 2016

David Kornhaber, Assistant Professor of English and Comparative Literature has a new book from Northwest University Press.


Thomas Whitbread

Remembering Thomas Whitbread

UT English mourns the passing of a beloved writer and friend

Fri, Oct 14, 2016

The world lost a great poet and friend on October 1.


Deb Olin Unferth

Deb Unferth and Karan Mahajan Recognized by American Short Fiction

Thu, Oct 13, 2016

Mark your calendars for a great event November 3 at the Zilker Clubhouse recognizing two Michener Center writers.


Julie Minich

Julie Minich Wins Alba Ortiz Teaching Prize

Congratulations Professor Minich!

Thu, Oct 13, 2016

Julie Minich won the Alba Ortiz Teaching Prize this year, an award that honors Mexican American and Latina/o Studies faculty


Will & Jane is open through November at the Folger Shakespeare Library

Exhibition Curated by Professor Janine Barchas opens at the Folger Shakespeare Library

Will & Jane opens in Washington, D.C.

Tue, Aug 30, 2016

Professor Janine Barchas has co-curated a unique exhibition that brings William Shakespeare and Jane Austen together in one space.







Faculty Teaching Awards 2016

2016 Faculty Teaching Awards

Mon, Aug 1, 2016