Department of English News
The English department offers a variety of courses in literature, language and writing. Our majors explore literature as an artistic medium from both theoretical and historical perspectives, in the process honing students' analytical and writing skills.
Current English News
English professor Claudia Keelan's poem finds a graduating class in the midst of perhaps the most unusual circumstances surrounding commencement in UNLV history.
As instruction moves online, educators and students adapt
The Honors College’s new academic advisor dishes on remote work, flying pizza, and making strong connections on campus.
The longtime English professor says teaching Tolkien at UNLV helped him make his greatest literary discovery.
College of Liberal Arts Alumnus of the Year Greg Morris stays active in university activities, and sent two of his sons to the School of Law.
She is inspired by the goals, values, and dreams of her students at the Academic Success Center.
English In The News
A look at creativity in a time of stress, in two parts.
For some classes, taking a test requires setting up a webcam so artificial intelligence-driven software can keep a watchful eye and sniff out would-be cheaters. For others, the Socratic method lives on via Zoom calls and Google Hangouts.
The topic to be explored: Where we are now and what might happen next.
John M. Bowers, a professor of English at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, presented his latest book Tolkien’s Lost Chaucer. Previously Professor Bowers has written books on Chaucer, Langland, and the Gawain Poet.
Two winners of the Yale Younger Poets prize will read from their work Oct. 22 as part of a nationwide celebration of the award’s 100th anniversary.
The UNLV Faculty Senate voted to kill a proposed referendum Tuesday that would have recommended the Board of Regents extend the contract of interim UNLV President Marta Meana and postpone an ongoing search for a permanent replacement — a move that comes just days ahead of the first meeting Friday between the regents and the ad hoc presidential search committee.