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
U.S. News & World Report’s annual list of top graduate and professional schools ranks 26 UNLV programs within nation’s top 100.
Brenden Oliva offers tips for optimizing online classes for mobile devices at Best Teaching Practices Expo.
After a semester of learning the behind-the-scenes operations at the Barrick, junior J. Walsea offers advice for any student seeking internships as the pandemic rages on.
UNLV replaces remedial courses with “corequisite” courses so incoming students don't fall behind before they even start college.
‘Dark Days, Bright Nights’ by Matthew O'Brien presents vivid oral account of hope and recovery from homelessness.
Known for pushing the envelope and for being ahead of the curve, English professor and pop culture advocate Felicia Campbell joined the UNLV faculty in 1962.
English In The News
Augustine Frizzell’s directorial debut, Never Goin’ Back, was an irreverent stoner comedy about two high-school-dropout waitresses which, though imperfect, felt fun and fresh.
Not surprisingly, many horror movie villains suffer from serious mental illnesses, mental disorders, or physical diseases that cause bizarre behavior.
Administrators, officials and lobbyists in the orbit of Nevada’s higher education system shared a common refrain coming out of this year’s legislative session: It could have been worse.
With the rise of hashtag movements like #MeToo, #BlackLivesMatter and #SayHerName, one professor from the California State University system wants her Victorian literature classes to be “more responsive to contemporary conversations about race and gender.”
In director Jeanne Leblanc’s latest film, a small town in Québec on the verge of recovering from a communal tragedy is shaken further once they find out that a local girl, 13-year-old Magalie, is pregnant and unwilling to reveal who the father is.
Now, more than a year later since the coronavirus pandemic began, the prospect of re-entering the classroom en masse is fast-approaching reality for tens of thousands of Nevada students, including thousands who have never set foot on their own school campus.