Rice University

Department of English

  • Department Calendar

  • 2015 Summer Courses!

    English is offering creative writing and literature courses over the summer. Registration begins March 9.

    Click here for our course list.

  • Faculty Spotlight

  • Browning

    Professor Logan Browning
    Professor Browning specializes in Victorian literature and publishing history, and his current research also includes the study of writing in and about New Orleans. He teaches courses on Victorian Literature, Major British Writers, and New Orleans.
  • Student News

  • Brittany Henry wins WLA essay prize

    Brittany Henry wins WLA essay prize
    English graduate student Brittany Henry is the recipient of the inaugural Grover Award from the Western Literature Association in recognition of the distinctive scholarly contribution reflected in her essay, "The Jeremiad and the West in Survivors: A Novel of the Coming Collapse."
  • Graduate Admissions Quick Links

    Online Application    • How to Apply

    The application deadline for Fall 2015 admission has passed. We will begin accepting applications for Fall 2016 in September. Contact our Graduate Coordinator Kristina McDonald at englgrad@rice.edu if you have questions about the application process.

  • Announcements

  • July 2015 Honorees!
    Many, many thanks to these wonderful and hardworking English professors who celebrate their anniversary with Rice in July. 

    • Professor Judith Roof - 5 years
    • Professor Sarah Ellenzweig - 15 years
    • Professor Betty Joseph - 20 years
    • Professor Scott Derrick - 25 years
    • Professor Helena Michie - 25 years
    • Professor Terry Doody - 45 years

    May 15: English Graduation Open House
    All graduating students and award recipients along with their family and friends are invited to join the faculty and staff for an open house to celebrate the wonderful achievements of our students. The event begins at 3 pm on Friday, May 15 in the English lounge on the second floor in Herring Hall, room 250. Light refreshments will be served.