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.
Loyola English is a dynamic community committed to understanding and creating great writing. As new methods of producing, circulating, and studying texts emerge, we seek to interpret and shape the changing world of letters. We build a strong foundation in literary form, history, and theory to prepare adventurous minds to pursue their passions—from poetry to videogames, and beyond.
Dr. Hillary Eklund wins the CAS Faculty Excellence in Advising Award in 2022 while Dr. Chris Schaberg has articles published about student learning during the pandemic
Provost Distinguished Professor of English, Dr. Hillary Eklund, won the College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Excellence in Advising Award for 2022. Meanwhile, Dorothy Harrell Brown Distinguished Professor of English and Director of the Center for Editing and Publishing, Dr. Christopher Schaberg, penned the article, "Quitting Academic Twitter" for Inside Higher Education this May.
Loyola’s new student-run literary journal MERAKI has published its first edition! Meraki is a modern Greek term for what happens when you leave a piece of your soul, creativity, or love in your work. The journal includes visual arts and creative writing submissions from Loyola students.
Check out this new journal here!