Rice University

Department of English

  • Department Calendar

  • 2016 Summer Courses!

    English is offering creative writing and literature courses over the summer. Registration information coming soon!

    Click here for our course list.

  • Faculty Spotlight

  • Aranda

    Professor José Aranda
    Professor Aranda writes articles on early U.S. criticism, 19th-century Mexican American literature, and the future of Chicano/a studies, and he teaches courses in Chicano/a literature and 19th- and 20th-century U.S. literature.
  • 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 Fall 2016 application deadline is December 14, 2015. Contact our Graduate Administrator Kristina McDonald at englgrad@rice.edu if you have questions about the application process.

  • Announcements

  • Congratulations to English Alumnus Ibrahim Khan!
    Rice alumnus Muhammad Ibrahim Khan is one of 32 U.S. students who has won the distinguished Marshall Scolarship for 2016. The scholarship funds American students pursuing graduate studies in the UK. Marshall Scholars are selected based on academic merit, leadership potential, and ambassadorial potential. Ibrahim graduated in 2013 from Rice with a B.A. in English and cognitive science, and is currently a graduate student at Dartmouth College. With the Marshall Scholarship, he will undertake a graduate degree in philosophy in Islamic studies and history at Oxford University. Read more at Rice News.

    Welcome back!
    Welcome back to the Spring 2016 semester!