News & Announcements



Call for Submissions

Submit to the English Department Awards and Scholarships for Fall 2014! Click the link above for more information.

Deadline: Wednesday, October 22, 2014 by 12:00 PM

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Check out our own Alan Soldofsky at Willow Glen!



Poetry Readings @ Willow Glen Library
Third Thursday of Every Month
Thursday, September 18, 2014, 7:00pm
Feature: Alan Soldofsky

Open Mic reading to follow
Willow Glen Library 
1157 Minnesota Avenue, San José, CA, 95125
Free and open to the public


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Student Job Opportunities! Now accepting applications for Fall 2014 Tutoring Positions. Click here for more information!   


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Check out the latest edition of Synonym by clicking the button on the left-hand side! 


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Download course greensheets (syllabi) here.


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Join the English Department Google Email Group!

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MFA/MAs: Send an email to



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The Department of English and Comparative Literature welcomes all students admitted to the University. There are no extra criteria for admissions to the Department's major programs. University policies relating to disqualification and probation may be accessed at