Department of English

book on a table titled, "How to be an antiracist" by Ibram X Kendi

Reading list: Understanding racism in America

The U’s Department of English compiled a list of books, graphic novels and poetry to help readers better understand and further explore racism in America.


Humans of the U: Jeremy Rosen

Popular culture and high literature are not mutually exclusive.


Humans of the U: Jeff Metcalf

“I’m very excited about the novel (fiction) called ‘Wacko’s City of Fun Carnival.’ It is loosely based on my own experience of running away from home at 15 and a half and joining a traveling carnival. As my mother always told me, ‘How could somebody be born on Halloween, in a cab, in San Francisco and not have an interesting life?’ And, she was absolutely correct.”


NEW DEAN FOR THE COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES

Stuart K. Culver, associate professor of English will begin immediately.


ETHNIC STUDIES GOES GLOBAL

A new initiative is aimed at adding a global perspective to the division’s curriculum.


UTAH MADE ME A QUEER PIONEER

Kathryn Bond Stockton recognized with 2015 Allies Award and discusses her experience studying queer theory in Utah.