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Students at Curry College pursuing an English Degree attend a poetry recital

Discover Degrees and Programs in English and Literature

The study of English and Literature allows one to explore many diverse areas combined into a single major. Where else can you study music, film, books, and pop culture simultaneously?

Meet Our Faculty and Staff

Heather Falconer

Heather Falconer

Assistant Professor

Department
English

John Murray

John Murray

Professor

Department
English

Karoline Szatek

Karoline Szatek

Professor

Department
English

Courtney Beggs

Courtney Beggs

Associate Lecturer

Department
English

Kellie Cannon

Kellie Cannon

Lecturer

Department
English

Brian Duchaney

Brian Duchaney

Senior Lecturer

Department
English

Andrew Horn

Andrew Horn

Senior Lecturer

Department
English

Monroe Lawrence

Monroe Lawrence

Associate Lecturer

Department
English

Susan Nagelsen

Susan Nagelsen

Lecturer

Department
English

Kenneth Sunnerberg

Kenneth Sunnerberg

Associate Lecturer

Department
English

Suzanne Westhues

Suzanne Westhues

Associate Lecturer

Department
English

Highlights in English and Writing

John Fish, Hon. '19 and Curry College President Kenneth K. Quigley, Jr,

Curry College Confers Over 750 Degrees at 2019 Commencement

Curry College awarded 754 degrees during its Commencement Exercises on Sunday, May 19 at the Xfinity Center in Mansfield, Massachusetts.
Curry College Awards Day 2019

50th Annual Awards Recognition Ceremony Celebrates the Best of Curry College 2018-2019

The 50th annual Curry College Awards Recognition Ceremony was held on Friday, May 3, 2019. This special event honors Curry College students who have achieved excellence in academics, student life, the arts, and athletics, as well as recognizes Curry staff and faculty for their efforts.
Curry College students and their mentors at Dean's List Honor Reception.

Annual Dean's List Honors Reception Recognizes Exceptional Academic Achievement

On Wednesday, April 24, in a special, annual ceremony held at the Shelley I. Hoon Keith and John W. Keith Alumni House, Curry College honored the exceptional academic achievements of 87 graduating students who were named to the Dean's List each and every semester they studied at the College.
Curry College Writing Program Faculty Receive Award and Present at National Conference

Writing Program Faculty Receive Award and Present at National Conference

Faculty from the Writing Program received accolades and gave numerous presentations at the recent 2019 Conference on College Composition & Communication (CCCC), the world's largest professional organization for researching and teaching composition.
Dr. John Murray, Professor of English, Co-chair of the Department of Humanities, and Coordinator of the English Program

Reviews by Dr. John Murray Published in Leading Journals

Dr. John Murray, Professor of English, Co-chair of the Department of Humanities, and Coordinator of the English Program, recently published reviews in the Journal of Literature and Science 11.2 and The British Society for Literature and Science
Brian Duchaney, Senior Lecturer of English

Senior Lecturer Brian Duchaney Publishes Book Chapter and Essay

Brian Duchaney, Senior Lecturer of English, is the author of the book chapter "An Unholy Trinity: Creationism in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein," which appeared in Death and Anti-Death, Volume 16: Two Hundred Years After Frankenstein, and published the essay "'Will you take us to Mt. Splashmore?': Commercials and Consumerism in The Simpsons," which is included in The Simpsons' Beloved Springfield: Essays on the TV Series and Town That Are Part of Us All.
The new Curry College Learning Commons

Now Open: The Curry College Learning Commons, featuring The Science and Research Center

On January 28, the new Curry College Learning Commons, featuring the state-of-the-art Science and Research Center, opened in its first phase.
Curry College Commencement moves to the Xfinity Center

Curry College Commencement Moves to the Xfinity Center

We want to share with you that the location of this year's ceremony has changed. Based on the needs and requests from students and families in past years, and to improve everyone’s experience, we are moving our Commencement ceremony to the Xfinity Center in Mansfield.
The Curry College community welcomes our new faculty members to campus for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Welcome New Faculty! 2018-2019

The Curry College community welcomes our new faculty members to campus for the 2018-2019 academic year.

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