Poetry readings. Fiction readings. Writers' Workshops. Poetry Slams. Student literary prizes. Undergraduate internships. Seminar for Younger Poets. These are just of the creative writing opportunities available through the Stadler Center.Learn more about the Stadler Center for Poetry
An art deco icon of Lewisburg, the Campus Theatre has been showing films since 1941.
Film screenings for Film/Media studies students are scheduled weekly in the Campus Theatre during the semester.
Internationally distinguished in Luso-Hispanic, Latin American, Irish, and eighteenth-century studies, Bucknell University Press has been publishing in the humanities and social sciences since 1968, and we number among our authors scholars from a dozen different countries and from across the USA, including the Bucknell campus.Learn More
From Beowulf to Toni Morrison, from eco-poetry to Hitchcock films, the texts and images that we read help us to find wisdom across cultures, communicate what we know, initiate change and create the images and texts of the future. || Why English?
Bucknell’s English department offers three majors: creative writing, film/media studies and literary studies. || View course requirements
Bucknell offers merit scholarships for applicants with extraordinary talents in the arts.
Talk to the English graduate students in the British and American Literature Lab.
"The literature that most moves me are the works that help us to not be confined by the experiences we've had, but to imagine something greater."Learn more about Professor Gillespie
Complement your English major by spending a summer, semester or year abroad exploring the culture, traditions, language and literary style of another country.
Recently, English majors have studied in London and Barbados.
Students have many opportunities to work with professors and pursue scholarly and creative projects. Often this work culminates in an honors thesis. Recent honor thesis have included:"Global Readers: Woolf on the Russians, Emerson on the Persians" and "Taking the Stand: Meditations on Suffering."
Internships prepare English majors for career success by providing firsthand experience in the field. Recently, English students have interned with Goldman Sachs, People Magazine and CBS News.
West Branch, a nationally distributed and widely respected literary magazine published at Bucknell, offers internships to two Bucknell students each semester.
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