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Feinberg Family Writing Prize

Feinberg Family Writing Prize

Winners and instructors: L-R Andrew Bozio (I), Sam Naples (W), Joseph Horton (I), Audrey Coble (W), Ruth McAdams (I), Willie Filkowski (W). More info »



The Department of English Language and Literature at the University of Michigan has long been recognized as one of the top English departments in the nation. As one of the largest departments within the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts (LSA), English serves as an extraordinary center of creativity, inquiry, and discovery with a proud tradition of leadership in scholarship and teaching.

With a hundred full-time faculty members teaching over eight thousand students each year, the Department offers not only opportunities for study of all aspects of English language and its literature, but also a well-developed, diverse, and active community within the University.


Register for the English Commencement Ceremony

The English Commencement Ceremony will take place at Michigan Theater at 4PM, April 28th, 2017. Preregistration is required.

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Jed Esty Lecture

2/22/2017 5:00 PM


Faculty Meeting

2/22/2017 4 PM

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This year’s recipient of the Man Booker Prize, The Sellout by Paul Beatty, honors that tradition in subtle but undeniable ways.

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