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English

Students gain advanced knowledge of literature from the British Middle Ages and colonial America to global/postcolonial and U.S. contemporary, as well as knowledge of literary analysis; literature and science; literature and environment; literary theory; translation; and gender studies. Students graduate with the qualitative and quantitative skills necessary for professional research and teaching in English, or demonstrated skill in creative writing for careers as professional writers.

Information

Program Address

Department of English
161 Voorhies Hall
One Shields Ave
Davis, CA 95616
Phone: 
(530) 752-2738
Fax: 
(530) 752-5013

Program Type

Departmentally-Based Graduate Program
Lead Dean: 
College of Letters and Science
Major Code: 
GENL

Degree Requirements

Administrative ByLaws

Application Deadlines

General: 
Jan 5, 2019
Prospective Student Fellowship: 
Jan 5, 2019
Continuing Student Fellowship: 
Jan 15, 2019

Degrees Offered

M.A. Plan I
Ph.D. Plan B

Admission Requirements

Exceptions

S/U Exception
P/NP allowed for all UG language coursework (UG only)

People

Graduate Program Coordinator

Program Chair

  • Department Chair (Interim)
  • English
  • 07/01/2018 to 06/30/2019

Academic Advisors

  • Advisor: General
  • English
  • 09/01/2018 to 08/31/2020
  • Advisor: General
  • English
  • 09/01/2015 to 08/31/2019
  • Advisor: General
  • English
  • 09/01/2016 to 08/31/2020
  • Advisor: Admissions and Primary Contact
  • English
  • 09/01/2017 to 08/31/2020
  • Advisor: General
  • English
  • 09/01/2016 to 08/31/2020