Books that Cook
Professor of English Jennifer Cognard-Black's new book, Books that Cook: The Making of a Literary Meal, is being published by NYU Press this August.

Program Information

Ben Click, Chair
Professor of English

Office staff: 240-895-4225

Alumni—where are they now?

Monica Powell

Monica Powell (class of 2011) graduated with an English major and a WGSX minor. She currently lives in Washington DC, where she works in theatre education with the Young Playwright's Theatre and the Shakespeare Theatre Company.


Student Spotlight

Maria Smaldone

Maria Smalldone finds doors opening for her in Oxford, while studying at the Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies.


Some useful links:

George Landow's Victorian Web
an excellent overview of Victorian literature & culture, particularly useful for students

Contemporary postcolonial and postimperial literatures in English
another George Landow production (see Victorian Web, above). A collection of thematically & geographically oriented essays, course materials, and links on-guess what?-postcolonial literature

The Voice of the Shuttle (UCSB)
a portal site for general humanities research, as well as more specific English links, designed by Alan Liu

The University of Adelaide's e-text server
an excellent site for nicely-formatted e-texts

Kip Wheeler's Literary Terms
an excellent, fairly exhaustive, glossary