English News

You may think you know the English language—but how well do you really know it? The College of Liberal Arts’ English Department captures writers’ imaginations by helping them explore the intricacies and subtleties of the English language as they’ve developed—and continue to develop—across the English-speaking world. Students achieve greater mastery over the technical aspects of English writing while the faculty familiarizes them with the language through exposure to popular media, linguistic practices and literary traditions. When they leave Temple as alumni, they’re prepared to wield the English language in business, political, legal and academic positions. Read the faculty, student and alumni stories below and please contact us if you have a story of your own you think we should tell.

Sara Wilson and her father at her graduation and his

Nearly 20 years after first strolling down Polett Walk, Sara Wilson (CLA '17) became the second member of her family to earn a PhD from Temple.

Liacouras center at graduation

As the Class of 2017 leaves undergraduate life behind, we asked a few of our new alumni about their fondest Temple memories, their favorite classes and their advice for future Owls.

Kacie Hoagland

The English and Spanish double major earned a Fulbright award and a teaching post in the Galicia region of Spain.

2017 faculty retirees

Faculty, staff and alumni gathered in Shusterman Hall to honor retiring faculty members and the recipients of College of Liberal Arts Teaching Awards.

April Liberal Arts Events

What do a New York Times film critic, a Pulitzer Prize-winning author, and an expert in urban policy have in common? They’ll all be visitors to the College of Liberal Arts this month.

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