Welcome to the Department of English at Rutgers University

This award, sponsored by the Rutgers College Class of 1962, recognizes distinguished, uncompensated service that reaches beyond the university community.

2001 - Barry V. Qualls

1992 - Abena P.A. Busia

1991 - Carol Smith

1987 - Cheryl A. Wall

why english wide

Upcoming Events

28 Mar 2018;
01:00PM - 04:00PM
CCA Pragmatism Working Group
30 Mar 2018;
10:00AM - 05:00PM
Slavery's Reinventions, a Symposium
04 Apr 2018;
08:00PM -
Writers at Rutgers Reading Series | Tracy K. Smith
20 Apr 2018;
12:00PM - 03:00PM
Americanist Seminar Hosts Jane Thrailkill, UNC


 Undergraduate Students


Graduate Program in English


Statue of "Willie the Silent"