Department of English

Wait Till You See Me Dance was released March 21

Deb Unferth Publishes Book of Short Stories

"Wait Till You See Me Dance" is Unferth's first collection

Tue, Mar 28, 2017

Congratulations Professor Unferth!



Duy Doan, winner of the 2017 Yale Series of Younger Poets competition

Duy Doan Named 2017 Yale Series of Younger Poets Winner

UT English Alum Wins Prestigious Poetry Prize

Thu, Mar 9, 2017


Stages of Power

Professors Eric Mallin and Paul Sullivan Publish New Shakespeare Textbook

Stages of Power is an innovative "reacting game," where students are responsible for their own learning

Thu, Feb 23, 2017

Role immersion games used in classrooms have shown to increase engagement among students, which is what Associate Professor Paul Sullivan and Lecturer Eric Mallin engage with in their new textbook, Stages of Power.


Professor Kornhaber and Oscar

Professor Donna Kornhaber Visits the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Kornhaber was named a 2016 Academy Film Scholar

Tue, Feb 21, 2017

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Donna Kornhaber, who traveled to Los Angeles in January for a series of events celebrating her being named a 2016 Academy Film Scholar by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.



UT English affirms the university community's core values

Executive Order on Immigration: Statement of Support for Our Students

UT English deeply values the contributions made by our international students

Tue, Jan 31, 2017

The Executive Committee of the Department of English passed a motion in response to President Trump's executive order on immigration.


Thomas Whitbread: a poet, colleague, and friend.

UT English Celebrates the Life of Thomas Whitbread

A poet, colleague, and friend.

Tue, Jan 31, 2017

UT English faculty and friends celebrated Thomas Whitbread's life at a memorial reading held on campus on Friday, January 27.



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



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.


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