Ethnic Studies Concentration

For Undergraduate English Majors

As an English major, you design your own concentration — a program of study based on your areas of interest, organized around a controlling theme or topic — with the help of your advisor. Below are some recommendations for students interested in this area.

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Recommended Courses

Recommended Experiences

Recommended Courses

  • Professional writing: business, entertainment, non-profits, government 
  • Community Advocacy Work (i.e., grant writing or public service writing) 
  • Writing for media outlets 
  • Teaching 
  • Editing and publishing 
  • Graduate or professional school (law, business, politics, literature)

Professors to Know

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Joy Castro

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Kwame Dawes

  • Chancellor's Professor of English and Glenna Luschei Editor of Prairie Schooner
  • kdawes4@unl.edu
  • (402) 472-1812
  • 110C Andrews Hall
  • Website
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Kwakiutl Dreher

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Tom Gannon

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Amelia María de la Luz Montes

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Gregory E. Rutledge