Department of English
From Here, It's Possible
The Department of English of Texas Tech University is committed to innovative teaching, intrepid research, and agile learning. We are pioneers on the frontiers of the humanities, working at the intersections of literature, linguistics, creative writing, composition and rhetoric, and technical communication.
We are 50 faculty, 150 graduate students, 300 majors, and 300 minors sharing the opportunities and challenges involved in the interpretation and production of texts and the promotion of literacy. Our students enrich their academic experience majoring in English or Technical Communication, or adding our degree as a second major or minor. Our students enrich their lives, add value to their degrees, and work to position themselves better in competitive job markets.
English Degree Programs
Develop strong critical analysis and problem solving skills while exploring English and worldwide literature.
Technical Communication and Rhetoric Degree Programs
Prepare for a career in technical writing, academia, web development and more in one of the nation's most well respected TCR programs.
- The 48th Comparative Literature Symposium on the theme "Translation/Transnation" is being held in the English building on Friday and Saturday, April 22-23, 2016. We have 3 keynote speakers and a wonderful array of presentations by faculty and students from TTU and other universities. Please consider attending a keynote event or a few sessions to support our students who have worked hard on their presentations. Please view the symposium's program for dates and times for panels, speakers, and other related events.
- Yuan Shu has received this year's Faculty International Scholarship Award, one of the Global Vision Awards offered annually by TTU's Office of International Affairs. Dr. Shu's selection was based on his promoting international exchange between Asia and North America, engaging in academic collaborations with partners around the nation and the world, producing scholarship with national and international implications, and lecturing and presenting at national and international conferences and institutions of higher education.
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Texas Tech University
Department of English
P.O. Box 43091
Lubbock, TX 79409-3091