Welcome to Marquette University’s Department of English!

Department News and Events


Undergraduate Program



Undergraduate and Graduate Student Awards and Accomplishments.

Faculty Awards and Accomplishments.

New Books by English Faculty.


We are currently welcoming new PhD applications for a Fall 2023 start date.  We are also accepting applications for ADP and MA programs in English. 

Check out our Spring 2023 courses, including ESSV, Writing-Intensive, and Discovery-Tier courses.

Are you looking for career tips and wondering how you can use the skills you gain in your English courses after Marquette?  Watch the recording of our recent alumni panel, "From Classes to Careers"!

Upcoming Events and Opportunities

Singer-songwriter Claire Kelly will be on campus Thursday, February 2. Join us at noon for lunch, come hear her speak at 2 p.m. or 3:30 p.m. (in Creative Writing classes), and/or join us at 6 p.m. for a performance in Raynor Library Beaumier Suites (pizza provided!). For more information, contact Dr. Steve Hartman Keiser.

Past Events

Click here for an archive of events with links to some recordings.