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

  • Lamos

    Professor Colleen Lamos
    Professor Lamos teaches courses in British and U.S. modern literature, Irish literature, Proust, queer theory, and poststructuralist literary theory. She is currently writing a book titled “I’m not a Lesbian, I Just Loved Thelma”: Sexual Identifications in Modern Women’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 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

  • 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.

    April 24: Senior Thesis Presentations
    Senior English majors will give presentations on their year-long thesis projects on Friday, April 24 from 4-6 pm in the Humanities building room 119. All are welcome to attend.