Events & News
- October 13, 2021
Whitney Otto (MFA '90), "Art of the Ladylike: An Autobiography through Other Lives"
- November 9, 2021
Faculty Book Talk: Jonathan Alexander, "Stroke Book" and "Bullied"
- November 12, 2021
Book Party: Elizabeth Allen, "Uncertain Refuge: Sanctuary in the Literature of Medieval England"
- Congratulations to the Winners of the 2020-2021 UCI Writing Awards!
- The Welcome Table with Sydney and Tatum
The UCI English Department is a diverse and thriving community made up of over forty full-time faculty, almost 100 graduate students, dozens of lecturers, and eight staff. Our faculty are academics, novelists, poets and journalists who have together won numerous awards and distinctions. Those include two Pulitzer Prizes, one National Book Critics Circle Award, the Charles Moran Award for Distinguished Contributions to the Field of Computers and Writing Studies, the Arthur Miller Prize, the Paul Robeson Award for Artistic Excellence and multiple Guggenheim, ACLS, and Fulbright Fellowships. We are one of the strongest departments at UCI: U.S. News and World Report ranks our PhD program the highest on the campus and our prestigious MFA program is consistently ranked one of the best in the nation. The English Major is the largest in the School of the Humanities and we host a Literary Journalism Major and a Creative Writing minor as well. And in addition to housing a field-leading Rhetoric and Composition Program, we administer the campus-wide Composition Program, which employs close to 100 lecturers and TAs and offers hundreds of Lower Division writing sections yearly.