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

  • Joseph

    Professor Betty Joseph
    Professor Joseph teaches eighteenth-century British literature and postcolonial studies and specializes in the English and Anglophone novel and its relationship to colonialism, post-colonialism and globalization. She is currently working on two book-length projects: one on representations of economic globalization in contemporary fiction, and the other on seventeenth and eighteenth century British Enlightenment intersections of language theory, anthropology and trade.
  • 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.