Offering literary study and creative writing

Literature

 Since we cannot separate language or literature from their cultural and intellectual contexts, the literature component of the English major at Franklin & Marshall offers a substantial historical base, with core courses on topics in the traditional periods of British and American literature.

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Creative Writing

 The track in creative writing joins the passion for language and imaginative writing with the study of literature. It is built upon the premise that reading widely and deeply in literature, including contemporary literature, is essential to becoming a skilled creative writer: in other words, that the best writers are also avid, engaged readers.

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Great things are happening in the English Department

 

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Faculty Panel Discusses New Biden Administration

 On the eve of Joe Biden’s presidential inauguration, a trio of professors from Franklin & Marshall’s Department of Government discussed Biden’s incoming administration. 

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Congratulations to the Class of 2020

Celebrating our 2020 Minors

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Art for Reflecting and Healing

“Francie Lyshak: Mysterious Visions,” an exhibit displaying hopes for healing, appropriate in this era of anxiety, opens in the Dana Gallery at the Phillips Museum of Art in February. 

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Winter Visual Arts Center Wins 2020 Best of Design Award

The Winter Visual Arts Center has earned The Architect’s Newspaper 2020 Best of Design Award in the institutional / higher education category. It also was a finalist for overall Project of the Year.

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January 2021

Video of the Month Lucas Hoops '08 is an architect, most recently working on cultural, exhibition and residential projects in Mexico City. He focuses his Master Class presentation on artistic...

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WGSS Announces Alice Drum Summer Research Award 2021

Students are invited to apply for the Alice Drum Summer Research Award 2021. Deadline is Feb. 14.

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