Put the power, history, and creative potential of language at your fingertips: study English!
The Department of English offers courses for all students who wish to enrich their understanding of literature and language and to develop their skills as readers and writers, enabling them to lead constructive and imaginative lives.
The major offers two tracks: creative writing and literature. On both tracks, students receive excellent training in expository writing—the kind of clear, effective prose necessary for success in any career.
Rachel Tenuta ’17 is getting critical behind-the-scenes experience in the world of book publishing as an intern at the University of Chicago Press, the largest and one of the oldest university presses in the United States.
The Lake Forest Literary Festival celebrated its thirteenth year in 2017, holding events on campus from Monday, March 20 to Tuesday, March 21.