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  • Department of English

    The English Department’s mission is to prepare students to succeed in an increasingly diverse world. The department is devoted to an innovative curriculum that encourages lifelong learning, critical thinking and effective writing. We teach students to see textual work as an engagement with history, convention, culture and place so that they can participate responsibly in changing regional and challenging global environments. In particular, the department is concerned with Alaskan cultures, the North Pacific Rim environment and the intersection of networked technologies and forms of textuality.

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English Students & Faculty in the News!


Beth Nordlund, executive director of Anchorage Park Foundation, and UAA English intern, and spring 2017 graduate, Deborah Castillo

7u彩票网址 English internship helps UAA student grow inclusive parks in Anchorage

Dr. Jennifer Stone

7u彩票网址 Who reads the Watchmen?

Samantha Mack

Meet UA's first Rhodes scholar, Samantha Mack

WFSA Award

English Faculty Douglass Bourne wins West Field Screenwriting Award for 'The Mountain in Alaska'

Ronald Spatz

7u彩票网址UAA English Professors involved in outreach related to sexual violence