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Department of English

Loyola's  Department of English offers a diverse curriculum in literature, critical theory, film history, creative writing, nonfiction and professional writing, digital media, linguistics, and rhetoric. Students receive a strong foundation in classical and contemporary works, with writing style and skills emphasized in every course.


Students in the Department of English have the opportunity to participate in several undergraduate research projects. Learn more about our research »

Faculty Success

Dr. Trimiko Melancon nationally recognized for her work with the 2016 College Language Association Creative Scholarship Award

Dr. Trimiko Melancon, Associate Professor of English, African American Studies, and Women's Studies and Co-Director of the Women's Studies Program, was awarded the 2016 College Language Association Creative Scholarship Award for Unbought and Unbossed: Transgressive Black Women, Sexuality, and Representation.

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Student Success

Loyola Film Graduate Works with Emmy-winning Art Department on the TV Show Portlandia

Loyola alumnus Peter Falanga ‘12 works for the Portlandia Art Department, which recently won its second Emmy Award for Outstanding Production Design. Falanga has worked on the show for the past four seasons and currently serves as the Art Department Coordinator.

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Loyola Teacher Certification

Teach Secondary School Science, Math, Language and more

Common Curriculum

The Common Curriculum embraces an interdisciplinary approach to learning.

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