Department of English




Photo collage of recent graduates

2017 Academic Career Launches

Fri, Jul 21, 2017




2017 English Faculty Award Winners

2017 Faculty Teaching Awards

Mon, Jun 26, 2017







Keith on graduation day

Documentary Film Director Keith Maitland's 2017 English Department Convocation Speech

Hook 'Em!

Tue, May 23, 2017

Keith Maitland, Director and Producer of Tower, and a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, gave the English department's 2017 convocation speech on Friday, May 19.







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.