An English major at Elon offers students an array of opportunities. Students specialize in one of four concentrations (Creative Writing, Literature, English Teacher Licensure or Professional Writing and Rhetoric) or pursue a double concentration. Outside the classroom, our students complete internships in a variety of fields or participate in on-campus activites, such as
Writers and researchers, our faculty members remain active professionally, serve as mentors for our students and routinely lead study abroad courses in places such as Ireland, Ghana, Western and Eastern Europe, London, Australia and Mexico.
After graduation, our alumni embark on careers in a variety of fields, taking positions ranging from credit analysts and marketing associates to librarians, lawyers, technical writers, journalists, teachers, Peace Corps volunteers and much more. Still more pursue graduate study in literature, creative writing, rhetoric, teaching and the study of law.
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With a staff in place, Conte is ready to get down to the business of producing the 70th volume of the journal.
An article by Isaac, associate professor of English, was published in Children's Literature in Education.
"Challenging Audiences to Listen: The Performance of Self-Disclosure in Community Writing Projects” by Assistant Professor of English Heather Lindenman and Justin Lohr of the University of Maryland was published in the Fall 2018 issue of the Community Literacy Journal.
English with teacher licensure major Courtney Kobos presented her Leadership Prize research alongside her mentor, Assistant Professor of English Jennifer Eidum, at the National Council of Teachers of English Convention in Houston, Texas.
The assistant professor of English received a $1,000 grant from the national association