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The Department of English offers a wide range of courses in our areas of focus, at the cutting edge of Creative Writing, Digital Humanities and Media, Language Science with Computational Linguistics, and Global Literatures & Cultures. The Digital Humanities Initiative at RIT is administered from our department.

We offer creative writing workshops in poetry, nonfiction, short fiction and genre prose, including fantasy and speculative fiction. Our faculty teach courses in Russian, Caribbean, and Iranian Literatures. Our linguistics courses include Language Technology, introductions in language science or natural language processing, and advanced linguistic topics. We invite you to explore literary texts, digital artifacts, and emerging media, with courses ranging from Text and Code, Storytelling across Media, film and cinema, and the Graphic Novel.

Explore our site: find courses that excite you, see what our faculty are up to, and contact us if you want to know more. You will discover Courses, Minors, Immersions, and other opportunities that match your interests. Welcome!