English News Spotlights

  • Literary London

    Literary London Study Abroad Program Now Offering Internships

    The Literary London study abroad program celebrates its tenth year in 2016. The program provides students with a six-week immersive experience in the historical and contemporary city of London. Now the trip offers something new: internships. 

In the News

English Careers Panel: Beyond Bachelor Hall 2015

MU Press Author Lawrence Coates Launches CAMP OLVIDO and Visits Creative Writing Capstone

Humanities Center Provides Invaluable Opportunities for English Majors

Literary London Study Abroad Program Now Offering Internships

Pouring Tea "In the Next Room"

Visiting Writer Chris Bachelder Teaches Pacing and Patience in Prose

Dennis Childs Lecture: Slaves of the State

Miami Takes on the Art of Translation 

Tim Melley Awarded for Supporting Undergraduate Career Development 

LuMing Mao Receives University's 2015 Distinguished Scholar Award  

Sarah Loomis and Jessie Motts Win 2015 Provost's Student Academic Achievement Award

Profile on Creative Writing and English Literature Student Eric Rubeo

The Ohio Writing Project: Teachers Learning from Teachers on Miami's Campus

Mary Jean Corbett Named 2015 University Distinguished Professor 

MUPress Author Tote Hughes Visits Campus for Book Reading

CAS Students Experience Liberté Firsthand: Paris Winter Term '15

Humanities Center Awarded $500,000 NEH Challenge Grant

Writers' Harvest Reading Raises Funds for Local Charities

Sloan Wins 2014 Faulkner Society Novella Competition

Cho Earns Global Teaching and Learning Award

Womack Smith Named YWCA Hamilton Woman of Achievement 

Low-Res Creative Writing MFA Announced

Corbett Receives Distinguished Scholar Award 

Murphy Receives Academic Advising Award

Recent Grad, James Cox 14' Wins Game Design Competition

McKee Recognized for Career Development

Screenwriter Thankful for Prof. Goodman's Influence

Ohio Writing Project celebrates 35 years serving K-12 educators

Miami Humanities ROI 2nd in the Nation

Graduate Program in Top 100

International Programs

  • Luxembourg

    The Miami University John E. Dolibois Center (MUDEC) in Luxembourg provides students with the opportunity to study and live in a vibrant European setting. Summer, semester, and year-long programs are available. 

  • Literary London

    Explore the literature, history, and culture of one of the world’s greatest metropolitan cities through the Literary London program. This six-week, 7-credit summer experience is open to all majors.
  • SYSU Partnerships

    The Department of English offers two academic programs: a 3+1 Undergraduate Program and a 1+1 Graduate Program in close partnership with Sun Yat-sen University in Guangzhou, China.

Recent Faculty Publications

  • Eating Asian America

    Eating Asian America: A Food Studies Reader

    Associate Professor Anita Mannur's co-edited collection, Eating Asian America "is the first collection to consider the fraught itineraries of Asian American immigrant histories and how they are inscribed in the production and dissemination of ideas about Asian American foodways" (NYU Press).

  • Comparative Rhetoric

    Comparative Rhetoric: Traversing Rhetorical Times, Places, and Spaces

    Professor LuMing Mao edited this collection of essays published this year by Routledge. "By turning attention to how histories of cross-border and cross-cultural contacts mobilize different conditions of possibility and engagement, this collection of essays by established and emergent scholars develops a range of new approaches to comparative rhetorical studies in our age of globalization."

  • Field Notes from the Earthbound

    A debut novel from John Mauk, Visiting Assistant Professor of Composition and Rhetoric. "Cursed by tenderhearted witches, saved by Nazarene healers, and haunted by brazen lunatics, the characters in Field Notes for the Earthbound yearn to escape the relentless horizon of Northwestern Ohio" (Black Lawrence Press). 

  • Reading Chinese Fortune Cookie

    Reading Chinese Fortune Cookie: The Making of Chinese American Rhetoric

    In this Chinese edition of Reading Chinese Fortune Cookie, Professor LuMing Mao discusses the rhetoric of Chinese American speakers, which has wide implications for the teaching of writing in English and for our understanding of cross-cultural influences in discourse.

  • Yu-Fang Cho

    Uncoupling American Empire: Cultural Politics of Deviance and Unequal Difference, 1890-1910

    Associate Professor Yu-Fang Cho looks at how the institutionalization of marriage shaped imagined relationships among working people in her book, Uncoupling American Empire.