Department of English

English Department

Explore a wonderful world of words and their many possibilities as meaningful articulations of ideas, cultures, and perspectives.

Howard University
Department of English
2441 Sixth Street, NW
Locke Hall, Room 248
Washington, D.C. 20059

Phone: 202-806-6730
Fax: 202-806-6731

Campus-Wide Announcements

University Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

The University continues to closely monitor the spread of COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus, as additional cases are confirmed in the United States and other countries. The University continues to formulate and adjust its plans as needed.

Intership Opportunity

Summer Internship at UCSB for Howard Students

Applications are invited for an eight-week internship in the English Department at the University of California, Santa Barbara, for Summer 2021, led by Prof. Rachael King (UCSB) in partnership with Prof. Emily Kugler (Howard University). The fully funded internship will involve digitizing and computationally analyzing the Ballitore Collection, an archive of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century correspondence held at UCSB's Special Research Collections. Read the Article

Upcoming SABES Events

SABES Book Club Event: The Awakening by Crystal Wilkinson (March 4, 2021)

The Sterling Allen Brown English Society Book Club Join us to discuss Crystal Wilkinson's short story, "The Awakening"! Thursday, March 4, 2021 6:30PM EST To register for this online event, visit: Read the Article