Spotlights

U.S. News & World Report magazine has rated UCSB's graduate program in English among the top 20 public universities, coming in at No. 14.  More here.
At a time when words have been used to segregate and isolate, disparage and demean, threaten and attack specific social formations, the UCSB English Department believes it is important to make our...
Conduct research on the humanities in public life, journalism, public communications, and digital-humanities and data-journalism methods of analyzing media (e.g., "topic modeling").
  $500...
See the UCSB Current's recent article on Professor Jim Kearney's undergraduate class, "Experiencing Shakespeare."
Professor Alan Liu's 4Humanities initiative enjoys success as detailed by Shelly Leachman in an article for The UC Santa Barbara Current.
See below for a link out to the site and Jessica's description of her project: "Come Live With Me: Living the History of a Ballad is now live and available for free to anyone who wants to know more...
See the following link for a radio interview with KCLU's Lance Orozsco and Patricia Fumerton: http://www.tinyurl.com/h3v6y72
The Civil Liberties & Public Policy program at Hampshire College selected Vivian Martinez, an English - Global Studies double major, for the Reproductive Rights Activist Service Corps internship...
Read The Current's Pages Out of History for a write up on the English Broadside Ballad Archive's sixth NEH grant and see below for an interview with Patricia Fumerton.  UCSB English...
Check out UCSB's Give day at https://giveday.ucsb.edu/!
The NEH has awarded Patricia Fumerton her 6th grant, $260,000, toward UCSB's English Broadside Ballad Archive (EBBA), http://ebba.english.ucsb.edu. With third-party contributions and cost-share the...
Watch this featurette detailing our English undergraduates' involvement in UCSB's student newspaper, the Daily Nexus.
See the post at: https://wallethub.com/blog/st-patricks-day-statistics/10960/#enda-duffy
The English Department is pleased to announce the 2017 Short Story Contest for the Kieth E. Vineyard Honorary Scholarship, the William and Marjorie Frost Memorial Award, and Jenkins-Stark Award for...
It's here! A new multi-media, refereed e-press, The EMC Imprint and its first digital e-book, The Making of a Broadside Ballad, ed. Patricia Fumerton, Andrew Griffin, and Carl Stahmer!   The EMC...
The English Department is pleased to call for applications regarding the Christopher Michaels-Martinez Memorial Scholarship, to be conferred this Spring 2017.

The successful applicant...
Find out more about Teresa's new book at the University of Minnesota Press's website or at our Faculty Bookshelf. 
Space is still available in a variety of dynamic English courses offered during Session B, which officially begins on Monday, August 3 and concludes on Saturday, September 12.
Are you interested in furthering your academic career after graduating through an M.A. or Ph.D program in the study of English literature or other Humanities?

PLAN AHEAD! Find out about...
Thursday May 14 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm in the Collaborative Research Commons, South Hall 2635. Even flier.
The UCSB English Department Presents

Careers in Law: “Why the Law?”

UCSB Alumni and Retired Santa Barbara County Superior
Court Judge Frank J. Ochoa leads this...
Why the Humanities Matter -- A Story About Borders from Alan Liu on Vimeo.
See below for details on these exciting opportunities for both English majors and non-majors! UPDATE!  The deadline to submit entries to all of the following contests has been EXTENDED to: April 17,...
Thinking about becoming a teacher? Then we have the forum for you!

*Friday, November 7th, 2014*
*1:00-2:30pm, South Hall 2635*

Find out what it means to pursue a...
The 3rd Biennial Meeting of the BABEL Working Group will be held on the UCSB campus from Oct.16-18. This promises to be a multi-disciplinary event, cutting across a wide swath of temporalities,...
The Spring 2014 edition of our Newsletter is now online.  Enjoy!
The Ina Coolbrith Memorial Poetry Prize is an annual poetry contest for undergraduates of any major who are enrolled full-time at UCSB.  Entries nominated at UCSB are forwarded to UC Berkeley for...