Department of English

Read the World. Write Your Future.
Read the World. Write Your Future.

The Department of English

You have a story to tell. You have worlds to read, and a future to write.

At the Department of English, you'll learn to express yourself with ease, force, and clarity, both on the page and out loud. You'll position yourself well for any career you choose. Most importantly, you'll take what you learn beyond the classroom to strengthen your community and change your world.

Join us. We'll help you read the world, and write your future.


Literary and Cultural Studies

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Composition & Rhetoric

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Creative Writing

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Place Studies

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How to Apply

Let Curiosity Move you to start your story at the Department of English in the College of Arts & Sciences. With specialized programs of study to match any interest area, the opportunity for hands-on experience through our nationally-acclaimed undergraduate research program, and a campus located at the heart of an innovative college city of more than 250,000 people, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln offers the ideal Big Ten collegiate experience for students at an affordable cost.

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