• Department of English

    The Department of English at New York University studies and teaches literature written in English from all periods and places.

  • Events

    The Department of English houses and produces a variety of events each semester like lectures, readings, screenings, and academic events.

  • Working Groups


Department of English

Faculty Bookshelf






Faculty Spotlight

Meet some of our talented faculty!

Assistant Professor of English
Wendy Lee

Recipient of NYU's Golden Dozen Teaching Award

Associate Clinical Professor of English and Environmental Studies
Yanoula Athanassakis

Co-founder of NYU's Environmental Humanities Series

Clinical Associate Professor
Brandon Woolf

Director of Program in Dramatic Literature