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The Department of English at New York University studies and teaches English-language literature from the variety of periods and places in which it has been produced.  Our faculty is known for its broad view of the discipline: we understand "literature" to denote writing in all media, and hold that its study includes the manner in which texts have been produced, re-produced, circulated, and read, together with the modes of classification and the definitions of taste and enjoyment that have historically been used to describe and evaluate them. Read More >


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  • The English Channel is designed both as a site that showcases the activities of the NYU English department’s … Read More

  • Logo: The Contemporary Literature Series

    A new program in the Department of English at NYU that brings contemporary authors to the campus and … Read More